Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

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

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Apr 15, 2019
Full 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. Truly Spectacular Career Opportunities! Registered Nurses at Stanton Territorial Hospital are key members of a multi-disciplinary team that provides direct care to patients in a number of different units Currently we are looking for Registered Nurse in Float Pool and Pediatric units. Specific job and Education requirements are outlined in the job description. Nurses can work anywhere; here is why we think you should choose to work in 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,sick leave and even winter bonus days! Employee Friendly Scheduling - The hospital is moving towards a 2 days /2 nights /6 days off schedule where it is operationally feasible for our nursing staff. Training Opportunities - Team members are offered regular on the job training and additional professional development is available on a case by case basis. 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. Competitive Salary and Pension - Base salaries start at approximately $87,000 plus the additional allowances. Employees contribute to the defined pension plan administered by the Government of Canada. Relocation Assistance – We will arrange and pay for your move to Yellowknife If you’d like to make a difference and have a positive impact in a great community, apply today! Salary range for the position is $87,263 - $104,208 plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Mar 19, 2019
Full time
Located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories the Stanton Territorial Hospital (STH) is a 100-bed tertiary facility serving the 44,700 citizens of the Northwest Territories along with close to 6,000 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Our team of medical professionals has a wide scope of practice, impressive training opportunities and great potential for career advancement. Many of the rooms have fantastic views as the hospital is situated on the rocky shore of Frame Lake steps away from the new $350 million state of the art facility scheduled to be opened to the public in May 2019.  For more information about the new facility and to track the progress please visit  www.stantonrenewal.ca .  Following opportunities are available: Indeterminate, full time- 6 position Term Position ( for 15 months) Full time- 2 position Indeterminate, Relief (As & When Required) -1 position Job Information Located within Stanton and reporting directly to the Manager, Surgical & Maternal Child Services, the Registered Nurse (RN) - Obstetrics is one of 14 RNs providing care for low to high-risk clients of the 13 bed Obstetrical Unit. (The Labour & Delivery Section of the unit consists of an additional four beds for the birthing process). The Obstetrical Unit averages 600 births per year and on any given day there is an average of 5 clients in the unit.  The RN, Obstetrics, must have completed specialized training in order to provide Labor and Delivery (L&D) support to mothers during the birthing process.   The RNs work in one of the following three areas. 1. Labour & Delivery section (considered a critical care area),  2. Nursery (considered a critical care area)  3. Antenatal and postnatal combined care. The incumbent provides direct nursing care to clients and acts as a client advocate, facilitating communication between the client, family and other health care professionals. This will result in a holistic approach to planning, organizing, teaching, and relationship development that will best meet the needs of the client.   Clients within the Obstetrics unit are both ante and post-partum moms and babes (34 weeks gestation or more). Clients are also admitted to this unit following a caesarean section requiring post-surgical care. The client medical outcomes range from predictable to unpredictable. The Registered Nurse may be responsible for up to 10 clients at any given time, and independently makes day-to-day decisions regarding individual nursing care plans based on orders from the physician. The L&D Nurse performs Antenatal screening (Non Stress Test) on out-patients when required. Any client admitted to the Hospital for any reason who is above 20 weeks gestation will be admitted to Obstetrics so the incumbents provide their care as well. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: Nursing Diploma/Degree with a Perinatal Nursing Certificate and Stanton training program or a  Nursing Diploma/Degree with at least one year recent experience within an Obstetrical Unit.  Salary range for the position is $87,263 - $104,208 plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Mar 19, 2019
Full time
The Home Care Nurse (HCN) is a registered nurse with advanced education and experience beyond the scope of a graduate nurse. This expanded role demands independent thinking, judgement and critical decision-making skills for the delivery and management of nursing care for home care clients. The HCN works independently and collaboratively in the community. In comparison to the hospital setting, physicians and other supportive resources are not readily available to the nurse. The HCN models and promotes excellence thought the hands on delivery of nursing care to residents of Inuvik. The Home Care Nurse may be assigned to all of the program areas (Wound Care, Palliative Care, Chronic Care, Foot Care and Home Intravenous Therapy). The incumbent independently makes six to eight home visits a day and coordinates the care of 15-25 clients concurrently. It is the incumbent's responsibility to set priorities, develop work plans and manage workloads, while balancing each individual client's need, complexity and acuity. The HCN initiates, coordinates, manages and evaluates the resources needed to promote the client's maximum level of health and function. Complex procedures and treatments are performed within very unpredictable home environments. The nurse must have the experience, skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver comprehensive nursing services, including palliative care in the home setting, working with the professional care team, the family caregivers and family dynamics. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: The successful completion of a BScN or BN degree program with at least 2 years of recent, acute care nursing experience in a medical, surgical, home care or community health environment. Salary range for the position is $83,363 - $99,509 plus and annual Northern Allowance of $18,533.