Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Jan 16, 2019Temporary
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. The Territorial Specialist, Cancer Care will be called upon to address a variety of issues on a daily basis. These can range from addressing client's complaints, providing briefing notes to the Director of Health Services, providing advice and direction to other Territorial Leads, Territorial Specialists, and Regional Managers, and representing the NTHSSA in meetings, or conferences. The incumbent will provide leadership, training, planning and support to Cancer Care across the spectrum under this portfolio. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required Good working knowledge of program management. Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with individuals, agencies, elected community leaders, and employees in order to communicate program information, including the ability to obtain and respond to feedback from these individuals. A high level of interpersonal skills including effective communication, coaching and motivation is essential in order to manage the human resources assigned to the position so human resources performance is at optimal capacity and assisting staff and stakeholders to accept change. Ability to apply creative and innovative approaches to policies and health to meet territorial needs. Knowledge of how to design and facilitate a change process. The ability to build and work with groups and teams, planning and implementing change; skilled in group dynamics and conflict resolution. Knowledge and ability to use a variety of intervention and prevention methods, and determine which method is most appropriate at any given time. Working knowledge of total quality management or continuous quality improvement processes. Ability to understand and apply the principles of labor relations and processes. Knowledgeable of the CNA Code of Code of Conduct and RNANTNU Standards. The Territorial Specialist, Cancer Care must have a Baccalaureate in Nursing plus 10 years recent experience in a clinical health care setting. Must be eligible for registration with RNANTU. Salary range for this position is $95,589 - $114,134 plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.