Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 08, 2019Full time
Are you a highly motivated Registered Nurse ready for a new exciting adventure? Are you looking for new practice opportunities, expanded scope of practice, one of the best compensation packages in Canada, and a true work/life balance? Are you interested in working in a place like no other? Then a job with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority may be the perfect fit for you! Why Yellowknife? Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. On the shores of Great Slave Lake lies the city of Yellowknife (population 19,600). The ‘urban’ centre of the territory, the Northwest Territories’ capital city boasts all the amenities of a big city, while maintaining its small town charm, with outdoor wilderness adventures just minutes away. The opportunities available in Yellowknife are perfect for the outdoors enthusiast looking for to get out of the daily commute and into living life. Your New Workplace: Registered Nurses in Yellowknife work in the Stanton Territorial Hospital, a state-of-the-art facility overlooking Frame Lake, opened in May 2019. Stanton, a 100 in-patient bed accredited facility, is looking for nurses with a variety of specialties, ranging from general float to surgery to pediatrics to psychiatry. As part of our holistic approach to patient care, you will act as a patient advocate and facilitates communication between patients and other healthcare professionals. Why GNWT? In addition to highly competitive salaries the Northwest Territories offers, a Northern Living Allowance , health and dental benefits , a generous pension plan , outstanding leave benefits including deferred leave options , and student loan forgiveness to eligible nurses. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance , along with professional development opportunities and education support . The Government of the Northwest Territories has several notable distinctions as an employer, including: Being recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018) Being recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019) Having high engagement and satisfaction scores amongst employees based on the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey (2016) What you need: The incumbent must have a Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing and 1-2 years of experience in the specific field (medical/surgery/mental health/outpatient procedures/acute care/pediatrics) The salary range for these positions is $90,714 - $108,362 ($46.52-$55.57 per hour), plus an annual Northern Living Allowance of $3,700. Visit our Careers Page for more information about this and more opportunities.