Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

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

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 18, 2019
Full time
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. This job posting will be used to fill all Registered Nurse- Obstetrics (Labour & Delivery) positions in various communities across the Northwest Territories. Job Information Are you an Obstetrics (Labour & Delivery) Nurse looking for new practice opportunities, expanded scope of practice, one of the best compensation packages in Canada, and a true work/life balance?  Are you interested in working in a place like no other? Then a job with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority may be the perfect fit for you! To be considered for these opportunities, candidates should possess the relevant education and experience as outlined in the  following job description:    https://www.gov.nt.ca/careers/sites/careers/files/jd/17656_0.pdf Other great reasons to work for the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority include: •Top-end salary, relative to other jurisdictions ($90,714- 108,362 annually) •Northern living allowance (ranging from $3,700 per year for Yellowknife to $32, 232 per year for Ulukhaktok) •Health and dental benefits •A generous pension plan •Leave (annual, mandatory, winter bonus, special, maternity/parental) •Deferred leave options •Relocation assistance •Student loan forgiveness to eligible nurses •Outstanding lifestyle in the Northwest Territories •Professional development opportunities •Education support for employees •Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018) •Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019) •High engagement and satisfaction scores amongst employees based on the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey (2016 To find out more about living in the Northwest Territories, check out: https://ykonline.ca/ https://spectacularnwt.com/about-nwt https://spectacularnwt.com/story/walk-wild-side-tour-old-town-canadas-weirdest-neighbourhood
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 18, 2019
Full time
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. This job posting will be used to fill all Registered Nurse positions in various communities across the Northwest Territories. Job Information Currently we are looking for Registered Nurse for the following units.  Specific job and Education requirements are outlined in the job description. Please specify in your cover letter or resume the nursing unit you are interested in working. Acute Care Float Pool Unit Extended Care Unit-Long Term Care Medicine Unit Pediatric Unit Psychiatry Unit Surgery Unit Surgical Day Procedure unit Critical Care Unit- Emergency & ICU Operating Room/ Post Anesthesia Recovery Room To be considered for these opportunities, candidates should possess the relevant education and experience as outlined in the attached job description - https://www.gov.nt.ca/careers/en/jd/17654 . Other great reasons to work for the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority include: •Top-end salary, relative to other jurisdictions ($90,714- 108,362 annually) •Northern living allowance (ranging from $3,700 per year for Yellowknife to $32, 232 per year for Ulukhaktok) •Health and dental benefits •A generous pension plan •Leave (annual, mandatory, winter bonus, special, maternity/parental) •Deferred leave options •Relocation assistance •Student loan forgiveness to eligible nurses •Outstanding lifestyle in the Northwest Territories •Professional development opportunities •Education support for employees •Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018) •Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019) •High engagement and satisfaction scores amongst employees based on the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey (2016 To find out more about living in the Northwest Territories, check out: https://ykonline.ca/ https://spectacularnwt.com/about-nwt https://spectacularnwt.com/story/walk-wild-side-tour-old-town-canadas-weirdest-neighbourhood
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Oct 18, 2019
Full time
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. This job posting will be used to fill all Community Health Nurse Positions in various communities across the Northwest Territories.   Great reasons to work for the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority include: •Top-end salary, relative to other jurisdictions ($99,353- $118,658 annually) •Northern living allowance (ranging from $3,700 per year for Yellowknife to $32, 232 per year for Ulukhaktok) •Health and dental benefits •A generous pension plan •Leave (annual, mandatory, winter bonus, special, maternity/parental) •Deferred leave options •Relocation assistance •Student loan forgiveness to eligible nurses •Outstanding lifestyle in the Northwest Territories •Professional development opportunities •Education support for employees •Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018) •Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019) •High engagement and satisfaction scores amongst employees based on the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey (2016) To find out more about living in the Northwest Territories, check out: https://ykonline.ca/ https://spectacularnwt.com/about-nwt https://spectacularnwt.com/story/walk-wild-side-tour-old-town-canadas-we... Job Information Located within the Health Centre, and reporting directly to the Nurse in Charge (NIC), the Community Health Nurse (CHN), delivers core community health services to residents of the community.  The Health Centre is the sole health and social services facility in the community.  Community Health Services include providing non-emergency medical care; responding to medical emergencies, within & outside the community, that may require decision making outside of the usual policies, procedures and standards of community health nursing care; and deliver core community health programs designed to promote community health and wellness (i.e. including but not limited to Well-Child/Adult clinics, pre and post-natal clinics, school health program, chronic disease clinic (non-communicable disease), immunization programs, communicable disease surveillance, treatment (emergency & sick clinic), and Home Care). The provisions of critical incident services are supported by other CHNs/NIC and physician/ NP over the telephone or in person, with further assistance of other health centre staff Mental Health and Addictions Counselor; Child Protection Worker, Home Support Worker, Healthy Family and Community Wellness Worker and Community Health Representative. Services may be provided within the Health Centre, via Tele-health, at the community hall, schools or client's home (i.e. Home Care) and are intended to promote a healthy lifestyle, and a decrease in the incidence of disease, injury, and death. Services may be provided on an individual basis or as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The CHN is a member of the Primary Community Care Team (PCCT), as per the Integrated Service Delivery Model (ISDM). The CHN will be required to provide on-call coverage, on a rotational basis, during the evening and weekends to provide emergency nursing care. Nurses also provide emergency transportation as per policy within the community. Typically the above qualifications would be attained by: The successful completion of a Nursing Degree and two (2)  years of experience in an acute care setting or within a northern health centre.