New job COVID-19 Screener, Community Health Centre in Northwest Territories

COVID-19 Screener, Community Health Centre

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $53,000 - $64,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Paulatuk, NT.

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

Under the direction of the Minister of Health and Social Services, the NTHSSA is established to move toward one integrated delivery system as part of the government's transformation strategy.
The NTHSSA provides and supports the delivery of health care services to adults and children on an inpatient, outpatient, and outreach basis in order to enhance healthy communities and well-being through excellence, accountability and respect for reginal diversity.
Located at the Community Health Centre, the Screener will report directly to the Nurse in Charge (NIC) and will work at checkpoints near the entrance to verify eligibility for entrance for all persons' entry into the Health Centre and Health Centre clinics; screen for symptoms, and refer individuals for secondary screening if required. Hour of work will vary and may include evenings and weekends.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge, and/or the ability to acquire knowledge, and apply health and safety practices
Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of infection control protocols
Customer service and conflict resolution skills
Interpersonal and clear communication skills
Ability to be discreet when handling confidential information
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of Grade 12. Relevant work, or volunteering experience, in a healthcare environment is preferred.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 1869
Tel (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620

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

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