New Job Director, Patient Care Services In Northwest Territories

Director, Patient Care Services

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $141,000 - $201,000 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

The Director, Patient Care Services is a key senior management role, responsible for providing vision and leadership to the strategic planning, direction, delivery and evaluation of Patient Care Services and overall operation of Stanton Territorial Hospital.

This position works within a legislative and policy framework and carries out its responsibilities in accordance with the Government of Northwest Territories (GNWT) acts, regulations, policies and Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) policies and procedures as well as the Canada Health Act, the Hospital Insurance and Health and Social Services Administration Act, the Medical Care Act, the Northwest Territories (NWT) Nursing Profession Act, and the Health Information Act.

This position will work to ensure that patient needs are being supported and addressed; and to identify and address program challenges and opportunities for improvement, establish program objectives for the territorial hospital, and to report on and contribute to the evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of the program delivery of the hospital. They will also contribute to the development of the program area across the territory through their participation on cross territory initiatives and projects.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • A Master's Degree in Nursing or a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing with other relevant Master’s Degree.
  • 10 years of progressive acute care experience with at least 5 years director level experience in an acute care setting.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

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