New job Regional Manager, Primary Care in Northwest Territories

Regional Manager, Primary Care

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $111,000 - $133,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

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

Located in Fort Simpson and reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, the Regional Manager, Primary Care leads, implements and manages the delivery of quality-based Primary Care Services within the Dehcho Region of the NTHSSA. The Regional Manager, Primary Care leads Regional Accreditation Teams in the domain of Primary Care Services. These standards include but are not limited to Primary Care Services, Infection Prevention and Control, and Managing Medications. In addition, the Regional Manager, Primary Care works with Labour Relations to ensure that harmonious working relations with the Union of Northern Workers and management are maintained.

The incumbent must have a good working knowledge of program management, including budget development, preparation, and control is required to ensure financial responsibilities are carried out effectively and efficiently. The incumbent must have the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with individuals, agencies, elected community members, and employees in order to communicate program information, including the ability to obtain and respond to feedback from these individuals. In addition, the incumbent must have excellent organizational and time management to manage multi-disciplinary responsibilities in a timely and effective manner.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A Baccalaureate in Nursing plus two (2) years of management/supervisory experience and 3 years' of recent experience in an acute or primary care setting. Must be eligible for registration with RNANTNU.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 876
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298

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

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