Territorial Manager, Laboratory & Diagnostic Imaging (Yellowknife, NT)

  • PracticeNWT
  • Feb 18, 2021
Full time Manager

Job Description

Are you an experienced Health and Social Services Manager with a Laboratory or Diagnostic Imaging background ready to take the next step in your career?  Are you looking to work in a collaborative community of innovative HSS professionals while earning great pay and benefits? Then the Territorial Manager, Laboratory & Diagnostic Imaging in Yellowknife maybe the perfect role for you! 

Why the Northwest Territories?

Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. The opportunities available in our communities are perfect for the outdoors enthusiast looking for adventure, a healthy work/life balance, and an escape from the hustle of the big city.

Home to the Capital City of the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife is a captivating mix of city life and untamed wilderness. Fully stocked with the essential businesses and services of a southern city, Yellowknife also embraces its quirky northern roots with colourful houseboats, world famous fish shacks and houses springing up from the rocks.

 About the Work

The Territorial Manager, Laboratory & Diagnostic Imaging (Territorial Manager) is responsible for the development and implementation of consistent delivery strategies, standards and protocols for NWT Laboratory and diagnostic imaging services for NWT residents, ensuring that laboratory and diagnostic imaging services are delivered consistently territory wide.

The Territorial Manager will provide territorial functional leadership, subject matter expertise, and procedural/policy guidance for Laboratory and Diagnostic imaging to the entire NWT Health and Social Services System.  The incumbent will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with Regional Managers, system leaders and subject matter experts and will have the ability to draw on input from this group to develop specific strategies and innovative approaches for system wide services that achieve territorial objective for lab and diagnostic imaging.

Typically this position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a health field plus five (5) years of management and supervisor experience and five (5) years’ experience in either Diagnostic Imagining or Laboratory Services.

What are the Benefits?

In addition to highly competitive salaries, the Northwest Territories offers a Northern Living Allowance ($3,700 for Yellowknife), health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, and outstanding leave benefits including deferred leave options. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance, along with professional development opportunities and education support.

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Yellowknife, NT