Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

25 job(s) at Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 16, 2018
Full time
The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social serviceswithin the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures. Located within the Behchoko Health Centre and reporting directly to the TCSA Manager of Health Services in Behchoko, the Nurse in Charge (NIC) will manage how the community health programs are provided to a client population of approximately 2000 residents in Behchoko and 154 residents in Wekweeti. The Health Centre is the sole medical facility in the community. Community Health Services are provided by the NIC and a team of Nurse Practitioners, Community Health Nurses and other health professionals and support staff who report directly to the NIC. Services include but are not limited to providing non-emergency medical care, responding to medical crisis that requires decision making of the usual policies, procedures and standards of nursing care, providing emergency response services and delivering various nursing programs. The NIC supervises 21 health care professionals and support staff and schedules and monitors a nursing rotational on-call list. Typically the above qualifications would be attained by: Successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing Degree with Five years recent nursing experience with at least one in a northern health centre and at least three year of supervisory experience. Salary range for the position is  $101,010 - $120,608
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 16, 2018
Full time
The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures. The Tlicho Community Services Agency (TCSA) administers all regional health and social programs delivered to a population of approximately 3000 residents of the Tlicho region through 3 community Health Centers, 1 Community Health Station as well as the residents of the Jimmy Erasmus Seniors Home. The TCSA provides and supports the delivery of health care services to adults and children on an outpatient and outreach basis in order to enhance healthy communities' well being through excellence, accountability and respect for regional diversity. Located within the Behchoko Health Centre and reporting directly to the Nurse in Charge (NIC) the Community Health Nurse (CHN) delivers community health programs to a client population of approximately 2000 residents. The Health Centre is the sole medical facility in the community. Community Health Programs include providing non-emergency medical care; responding to medical crisis that requires the incumbent to use the standards of nursing care when deciding to override policies and procedures; and delivering nursing programs designed to promote community health and wellness (i.e. including but not limited to well-child/woman/man clinics, pre and post­ natal clinics, school health program, home care program, chronic disease program, immunization programs, communicable disease surveillance and treatment, etc.). The provision of Emergency services is supported by the NIC and a physician over the telephone when communication links are available. Services may be provided within the Health Centre, community halls, schools, in a client home (i.e. elderly population) or on the highway (i.e. ambulance call) and are intended to promote a healthy way of life, and decrease the incidence of death and disease. Services may be provided on an individual basis or as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Within the Behchoko Health Centre the CHN will be required to provide on-call coverage on a rotational basis with other CHN’s during the evening and weekends to provide emergency nursing care to the residents of Behchoko and Jimmy Erasmus Senior’s Home. In addition, the CHN will provide functional advice and guidance to the Lay Dispensers in Wekweeti as required or requested. This level of knowledge is commonly acquired through the successful completion of a Nursing Degree. Acquiring 2 years recent nursing experience in an emergency or critical care setting or in a northern health center. Within the TCSA nurses must be registered with the RNANTNU. Training in emergency response and a driver’s license would be assets. Experience in Home Care would be an asset. The completion of an Introduction to Advanced Practice (IAP) course or its equivalency. Certification in Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) and Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) would be an asset. Salary range for the position is  $95,589 - $114,134
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
Temporary
Located within the Inuvik Regional Hospital (IRH), the Acute Care ward provides 24 hour care for obstetrics (including Labor and Delivery and newborn care), pediatrics, medical, surgical, psychiatric, and, palliative care patients. There is also a 3 bed special care unit to look after patients requiring more intensive care, and a 4 stretcher day surgery unit. The Acute Care RN reports directly to the Manager of Nursing Units. The Acute Care RN provides culturally sensitive care to patients on the Acute Care unit or in the 3 bed special unit. There is a staff mix of RN's and LPN's on duty. After hours, 1 RN will be designated as charge nurse. Each RN on Acute Care may be required to act as the responsibility nurse after hours. The Acute Care Registered Nurse is a member of the nursing team which assesses patient status and responds to health problems, plans and performs independent interventions to facilitate the maintaining or regaining of clients health. The RN acts as a patient advocate and facilitates communication between the patient, family, and other health care professionals which results in holistic care delivery. It is expected that sound judgment is used in carrying out patient care and in the implementation of physician's orders. Based on patient census and activity throughout the IRH, the incumbent may be required to provide nursing care in Long Term Care and assistance in the ER or may be required to be on call for the ward. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: This level of knowledge is commonly acquired through the successful completion of a Nursing degree and two years recent experience in an acute care setting. Salary range for the position is $83,363 - $99,509
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
Full time
The Territorial Health and Social Services Authority (THSSA) works under the direction of the Minister of Health and Social Services, in partnership with the Deputy Minister, Health and Social Services and the Health and Social Services regions, to support the health and well being of people across the Northwest Territories through planning, development, deliver, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery. THSSA is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. THSSA strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT. Our mission is to work with people to optimize wellbeing through the provision of collaborative and culturally appropriate health and social services. Located primarily within the Norman Wells Health and Social Services Facility and reporting directly to the Regional Manager, Community Health Centers, the incumbent will provide comprehensive advanced health assessment, make autonomous nursing and medical diagnoses develop care plans and provide treatment within the nurse practitioners scope of practice to the 800 of residents of Norman Wells. Within the community the PHC- Community Nurse Practitioner is the clinical leader providing advanced nursing skills direction and leadership within the primary community care team. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • The PHC-CNP must be able to make accurate medical diagnosis of common illness, identify critically ill and destabilizing chronically ill patients and apply critical thinking when formalizing evaluations resulting in differential medical diagnosis. In addition, the incumbent must be able to implement appropriate treatment plans based on diagnosis within a PHC-CNP scope of practice. • The PHC-CNP must have advanced knowledge of and an ability to apply advanced nursing processes (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) and advanced nursing practice to ensure that the all patients' physical, emotional, psycho¬ social, spiritual, educational and daily living needs are met as defined within the PHC-NP registration requirements by the Registered Nurses Association of the NWT and Nunavut. • An ability to educate patients and their families (where applicable) on appropriate self-care methods and techniques. • An ability to provide emergency care and treatment, as the position is required to perform advanced nursing functions beyond basic nursing training in accordance with standards, policies and guidelines of the Department of HSS, NTHSSA and the RNANT/NU. • An ability to effectively triage patient's health care needs. • Knowledge of and an ability to network resources within and outside the NTHSSA (i.e. Social Services, Public Health, medevac teams etc.) in order to ensure support of patients and their families. • Knowledge of best practices in primary health care and particularly public/community health. • Conceptual understanding of the model of integrated community care delivery, and the application of nurse practitioner competencies to multidisciplinary practice settings. • Sensitivity to the cultural, social and political issues in the NWT. • An ability to critique research studies and apply to practice where applicable/appropriate. • Knowledge of all applicable GNWT legislation and regulations, standards, policies and guidelines related to advance nursing practice in order to provide current, relevant and feasible consultation services. Ability to contribute to the satisfaction and goodwill of clients, colleagues and co¬ workers is essential to the position. The incumbent must have the ability to deal with caregivers and health care workers in situations of extreme stress and cope with these situations diplomatically and with empathy. • An ability to facilitate creative problem solving using a situational approach incorporating conceptual, analytical, interpretive, evaluative, intuitive and constructive thinking skills. • The incumbent must be aware of the importance of confidentiality and be able to keep personal and medical information private and confidential at all times (part of the professional accountability for code of ethics and standards of practice). • Knowledge of and ability to operate word processing applications (i.e. Microsoft Word) in order to complete training materials and presentations, electronic mail to send and receive correspondence and the internet in order to conduct on line research. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: This level of knowledge is commonly acquired through the successful completion of a Nursing Degree, plus a postgraduate education program as a Nurse Practitioner and 2 years directly related nursing experience. Within the NTHSSA all NPs must be registered as an NP with the RNANT/NU and have completed a satisfactory criminal record check It is expected that the PHC - CNP must maintain current knowledge and enhance competencies relevant to primary community care practice through professional development activities, peer review and other continuing competency strategies. Must have a Valid Class 5 Driver's License Salary range for the position is $104,618 - $124,898
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
Temporary
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is the single provider of all health and social services in the Northwest Territories (NWT), with the exception of Hay River and Tlicho regions, covering 1.2 million square kilometers and serving approximately 43,000 people, including First Nations, Inuit, Metis, and non-aboriginals. Health and social services includes the full range of primary, secondary and tertiary health services and social services including family services, protection services, care placements, mental health, addictions, and developmental activities, delivered by more than 1,400 health and social services staff. Located within the Inuvik Regional Hospital (IRH) and reporting directly to the Regional Manager, Continuing Care Services, the Registered Nurse (RN), Long Term Care provides culturally sensitive care to residents who have medical disorders with predictable outcomes in the 25-bed (4 of these beds are for respite care) Continuing Care unit. During the day shift during the week there is a Team Leader RN on duty. Outside of regular business hours, the RN, Continuing Care will act as a Responsibility Nurse and be accountable for the overall nursing care of all patients within the unit. In addition, during the day shifts there are 2 Personal Care Attendants (PCA)s on duty and on nights there is 1 PCA on duty who are functional team members. Every RN, Long Term Care may be required to act as the Responsibility Nurse when working nights or weekends. The RN, Long Term Care is a member of the nursing team who provides direct care to residents/patients who have common well-defined nursing diagnoses. These residents are long-term convalescent, geriatric, respite or cognitively impaired residents or palliative care patients who live within the unit. Residents within the Unit are visited a minimum of once per week or more frequently as required by their physician. As a result, the RN independently makes day-to-day decisions regarding individual nursing care plans based on delegated medical orders. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by : This level of knowledge is commonly acquired through the successful completion of a Nursing Degree and 2 years recent experience in a Continuing care setting. Salary range for the position is $79,658 - $95,102
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA. Located within the Sachs Harbour Health Centre and reporting directly to the Regional Manager, Community Health Centres, the Nurse in Charge (NIC) will manage the delivery of community health services to a client population of approximately 120 residents in Sachs Harbour. The Health Centre in Sachs Harbour is the sole medical facility and supports approximately 1150+ encounters per year. Within Sachs Harbour, the NIC is a sole practitioner providing non-emergency medical care; responding to medical emergencies that require decision making outside of the usual policies, procedures and standards of nursing care; and delivers nursing programs designed to promote community health and wellness (i.e. including but not limited to Well-Child/Woman/Man clinics, pre and post-natal clinics, school health program, chronic disease clinic, immunization programs, communicable disease surveillance and treatment, etc.). The provisions of critical incident services are supported by a physician over the telephone when communications links are available. Services may be provided within the Health Centre, community halls, schools or in a patients home (i.e. elderly population) and are intended to promote a healthy way of life, and decrease the incidence of death, disease or injury. Services may be provided on an individual basis or as part of a multi-disciplinary team. In addition, the NIC directly supervises 1 Community Health Nurse, 1 Caretaker, 1 Housekeeper and 1 Clerk/interpreter, local relief staff as well as provides supervision, administrative guidance and direction to 1 Home Support Worker and 1 Community Health Representative who receive program direction from their program specific manager in Inuvik. The NIC manages a $675,000 (approximate) budget allocated to provide standardized health care programs and services, as determined by the Department of Health and Social Services and the NTHSSA. The NIC is an RN who models and promotes excellence through the hands on delivery of nursing care to patients or by providing seasoned advice and/or recommendations to Community Health Nurses when faced with difficult or unusual situations. The incumbent helps guide nurses from task orientation to more empowered analytical thinking and care giving approaches. These services have a direct impact on the quality of services delivered to clients and their families, and on the cost of the services provided. In Sachs Harbour the NIC will be required to provide on-call coverage on a rotational basis with the 1 CHN during the evening and weekends to provide emergency nursing care in Sachs Harbour. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: The successful completion of a Nursing Degree, 3 years recent nursing experience with at least 1 year in a northern health center and 6 months supervisory experience. Salary range for the position is $100,016 - $119,418
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
Full time
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA. This position is located in Fort Smith and for operational requirements will report to the Regional Manager of Primary Care, Acute and Allied Health Services. The incumbent will be scheduled to see clients daily at the busy medical clinic. This position will be primarily responsible for stable chronic care clients and acute need client's booked at the medical clinic. The focus of the NP is to improve a client’s health and ensure that the client's care needs are met in the context of the client's mental, emotional and physical well-being. Particular emphasis on community development and health promotion as well as advanced knowledge and skills in assessment, nursing and medical diagnosis, intervention, treatment management, drug therapy and referral functions which are shared with physicians, pharmacists and other service providers is essential. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: This level of knowledge is commonly acquired through the successful completion of a Nursing Degree plus a postgraduate education program as a Nurse Practitioner and a minimum of 2 years related experience. The NP must maintain current knowledge and competencies and be in good standing and registered with RNANT/NU, while also having NTHSSA credentials. Salary range for the position is $104,618 - $124,898
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
Full time
The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures. The TCSA administers all regional health and social programs delivered to a population of approximately 3000 residents of the Tlicho region through three Community Health Centers, one Community Health Station as well as the residents of the Jimmy Erasmus Seniors Home. The TCSA provides and supports the delivery of health care services to adults and children on an outpatient and outreach basis in order to enhance heal thy communities' wellbeing through excellence, accountability and respect for regional diversity. Located within the Behchoko Health Centre and reporting directly to the Nurse in Charge (NIC) the Nurse Practitioner provides advanced clinical health assessment, diagnosis, nursing care and services to clients (individuals, families and groups) on a routine and emergency basis to: promote a healthy lifestyle; prevent and/or reduce incidence of disease, disability and death; support rehabilitation and restore health; or support the client to die comfortably and with dignity. The incumbent develops care plans and provides treatment within the Nurse Practitioner scope of practice. The Nurse Practitioner may be required to travel to the outlying communities of Gameti, Whati and Wek'weeti to provide service. The incumbent may also be required to provide on-call emergency coverage evenings and weekends on a rotational basis in Behchoko. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) applies graduate educational preparation, relevant biomedical and social theories, and in-depth knowledge of advanced nursing practice and theory, health management, health promotion, research, disease/injury prevention and expertise to provide comprehensive health services to the residents of the Tlicho region. The incumbent works in collaboration with all members of the primary health care team, clients, community, social workers, health and wellness workers, mental health, Justice and Education personnel, in a variety of contexts and practice settings to increase the capacity of clients and communities for self-care and self-direction. The Nurse Practitioner works autonomously within a collaborative model to provide primary care to clients with acute illness, injury, or stable chronic health problems, including diagnosis, ordering and interpreting selected tests, prescribing and monitoring the effectiveness of selected drugs and/or interventions, and writing prescription or treatment orders, which will be acted upon by other health professionals (i.e., pharmacists, nurses, etc.). The Nurse Practitioner will consult with and/or refer to other health professionals as appropriate (i.e., physician, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, etc.), at any point in the assessment of the client, or when planning, implementing or evaluating client care when the client's condition is such that: diagnosis and/or treatment plan is unclear or beyond the scope of the N P to determine; care that is required approaches or reaches the limits of the incumbent's scope of practice; it is potentially life threatening; or a chronic health problem destabilizes. The degree to which the physician becomes involved may vary from: providing an opinion and recommendation; an opinion, recommendation and concurrent intervention; and/or assuming primary responsibility for the care of the client. The NP will provide education, health promotion and leadership within the community in all areas including, but not limited to, the following: health promotion; illness and injury prevention; supportive, curative, rehabilitative, palliative, and emergency care. The incumbent will also be required to collaborate with communities to increase the capacity for self-care and provide direction as an educator. Particular emphasis on community development and health promotion is essential. The incumbent also provides mentorship and guidance to Nursing and Nurse Practitioner students and TCSA nurses seeking development in advanced practice. Nurse Practitioner services and mentorship of students and nurses may be provided within the Community Health Centre, public settings, and schools or in a patient's home (i.e., elderly population). Services may be provided on an individual basis or as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Failure to maintain and enhance health care delivery standards; participate effectively in integrated service initiatives; and comply with legislation, guidelines and policies will have a direct and immediate impact on the quality of life for patients, clients, their families and other health care staff, as well as on the credibility of the Agency as a service provider. This level of knowledge, skills, and abilities is typically attained through: 1. The successful completion of a Nursing Degree 2. A Master's Degree, qualifying the incumbent as a Nurse Practitioner 3. Two (2) year's recent NP experience in an emergency department setting or community health center. 4. The incumbent must be registered as a Nurse Practitioner with the RNANT/ N U in good standing Salary range for the position is $104,618 - $124,898
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
Full time
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA. Located within the Tuktoyaktuk Health Centre and reporting directly to the Nurse in Charge the Community Health Nurse (CHN) is one of three CHNs who deliver community health services to a client population (predominantly Inuvialuit and Gwich’in). The Health Centre is the sole medical facility in the community and supports approximately 6,600 individual encounters per year. Community Health Services include providing non-emergency medical care; responding to medical emergencies that require decision making outside of the usual policies, procedures and standards of nursing care; and delivering nursing programs designed to promote community health and well-ness (i.e. including but not limited to Well-Child/Woman/Man clinics, pre and post-natal clinics, school health program, chronic disease clinic, immunization programs, communicable disease surveillance and treatment, etc.). The provision of critical incident services is supported by the NIC and a physician over the telephone when communications links are available. Services may be provided within the Health Centre, community halls, schools or in a patients home (i.e. elderly population) and are intended to promote a health way of life, and decrease the incidence of death and disease and injury. Services may be provided on an individual basis or as part of a multi-disciplinary team. In Tuktoyaktuk the CHN and the NIC will be required to provide on-call coverage on a rotational basis during the evening and weekends to provide emergency nursing care. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: The successful completion of a Nursing Degree, 2 years recent nursing experience in an acute care setting or within a northern health center. An ability to obtain satisfactory criminal records check is mandatory Salary range for the position is $95,589 - $114,134
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
Part time
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority –Stanton Territorial Hospital (NTHSSA)  is offering challenging nursing work and work life balance.  Join our health care team as a Registered Nurse (RN).   Stanton Territorial Hospital (STH) is a 100 in-patient bed accredited facility, located in Yellowknife Northwest Territories (NWT). This is an exciting time to work at Stanton as the hospital is undergoing  major redevelopment with a new $350 million facility being built with operations scheduled to transition into the new facility in 2019, for more information on the redevelopment visit  www.stantonrenewal.ca . STH is the referral center for approximately 43,000 NWT residents and 5,900 residents from the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. STH provides health care services to adults and children on an inpatient/outpatient and outreach basis in order to restore health with dignity.  STH maintains a tobacco free environment within the building and throughout the property, recognizing the health hazards associated with tobacco in the workplace, both to smokers and non-smokers alike.  Therefore, Stanton maintains a tobacco free environment within the building and throughout the property. Located within the operating room and reporting directly to the Manager, Surgical & Maternal Child Services, the RNFA will provide surgical first assist in the operating room. While the RNFA reports to the Manager, they will work under the direction of the surgeon to which they are providing assistance. When providing surgical first assist in the operating room, the RNFA will work under direct supervision of the surgeon. The Operating Room performs approximately 2500 surgical cases annually. The RNFA works 7:30-15:30, Monday to Friday, and is not obligated to take call; however, the RNFA will have the opportunity to work overtime as cases are added or run late, provided they have the required amount of rest prior to their next scheduled shift. The RNFA has the opportunity to take call in an RN capacity when not scheduled as a first assist on the following day. When not working in the capacity of an RNFA, the RNFA will work in the role of circulating nurse, scrub nurse, or post anesthetic recovery room nurse. The RNFA will act within the Canadian Nurses Association "Code of Ethics", the RNANT/NU "Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses", the RNANT/NU "Scope of Practice for Registered Nurses", and the confines of this job description. When the RNFA is not available to fill the role of First Assistant in the OR, this function must be performed by a Primary Care Physician. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: Graduation from an accredited college/university nursing program, a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Perioperative Nursing and graduation from a credentialed Registered Nurse First Assistant Program. Salary range for the position is $87,263 - $104,208
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
Full time
A Truly Spectacular Career Opportunity! The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services (NTHSSA) in the Yellowknife region is seeking a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner.  Nurse Practitioners are important members of a team working out of the Primary Care Centre that includes physicians, midwives, public health, nurse and mental health and addictions practitioners that provide programs and services in the communities of Dettah, Fort Resolution, ¿utselk'e, Ndil¿ and Yellowknife.  This position is based in Yellowknife with limited to no travel to the outlying communities. In this role you will be responsible for providing clients with advanced health assessment, diagnosis, interventions and appropriate follow up to ensure NWT residents receive a high quality of health care. Nurse Practitioners have the option to work anywhere; here are a few reasons why we think you should choose Yellowknife, NT: Generous Leave Allowances - Employees earn 16.5 days off during their first year of employment, this is on top of mandatory leave, special leave and even winter bonus days! Training Opportunities - Team members are offered regular on the job training and additional professional development is available on a case by case basis. Competitive Salary and Pension - This role offers a salary range of $105K - $125K plus additional allowances.  Employees are part of a defined pension plan administered by the Government of Canada. Additional Allowances  - On top of a Northern Living Allowance of $3,450 in Yellowknife, there are additional allowances paid out for uniforms and laundry, education, and specialized training. Incredibly Short Commutes -  Most Yellowknife residents enjoy some of the shortest (8 - 12 minute) commute times in the country, even during summer construction season! Relocation Assistance  – We will arrange and pay for your move to Yellowknife. To be successful in this role we are looking for candidates certified as a nurse practitioner and two years of directly related experience.  This role is located in Yellowknife, a city situated on the Canadian Shield on the shores of Great Slave Lake, the tenth largest lake in the world.  The city has a population of about 20,000 residents who enjoy some of the shortest commutes to work in the country.  You’ll find all of the amenities of a big city, without the traffic and an abundance of fresh air.  There are year-round outdoor (and indoor) activities, and a wide variety of individual and team sports leagues.  Upon moving to Yellowknife you’ll find a welcoming community that quickly becomes home. For information about living and working in the City of Yellowknife please visit  www.yellowknife.ca  or  http://spectacularnwt.com/destinations/yellowknife . Salary range for the position is $104,618 - $124,898
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 12, 2018
Full time
The Tlicho Community Services Agency (TCSA) is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures. Located within the Behchoko Health Centre and reporting directly to the TCSA Manager of Health Services in Behchoko, the Nurse in Charge (NIC) will manage how the community health programs are provided to a client population of approximately 2000 residents in Behchoko and 154 residents in Wekweeti. The Health Centre is the sole medical facility in the community. Community Health Services are provided by the NIC and a team of Nurse Practitioners, Community Health Nurses and other health professionals and support staff who report directly to the NIC. Services include but are not limited to providing non-emergency medical care, responding to medical crisis that requires decision making of the usual policies, procedures and standards of nursing care, providing emergency response services and delivering various nursing programs. The NIC supervises 21 health care professionals and support staff and schedules and monitors a nursing rotational on-call list. Typically the above qualifications would be attained by: The successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing Degree with Five years recent nursing experience with at least one in a northern health centre and at least three year of supervisory experience Salary range for the position is $101,010 - $120,608