Manager of Ambulatory Care and Ophthalmology Services

  • Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
  • Oct 14, 2020
Full time Manager

Job Description

Manager of Ambulatory Care and Ophthalmology Services,
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority – Stanton Territorial Hospital,
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Department Information

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.

Job Information

As the Manager, Ambulatory Care and Ophthalmology Services, you will play a lead role in implementing the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) strategic objectives in the consistent delivery of quality care services within the Stanton Territorial Hospital (STH). Under the strategic guidance of the NTHSSA, as the successful applicant, you will implement, monitor, and provide reporting on the delivery of specialist services within the Territory.


Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and five (5) years of management and/or supervisory experience within the past seven (7) years. You must also be eligible for registration with RNANT/NU and be in good standing.
A Master’s Degree in Health care Administration or Nursing would be an asset.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.


Eligible for current registration/certification with RNANT/NU is mandatory for this position. 
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Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $57.15 per hour to $68.28 per hour (approximately $111,443 - $133,146) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.

Job Opening ID#: 19241

Closing Date: November 12, 2020 23:59, Mountain Time

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories


Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

Job Category



Yellowknife, NT