New Job Regional Manager Acute Care In Northwest Territories

Regional Manager Acute Care

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $113,000 - $135,000 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 Inuvik the Regional Manager, Acute Care (RMAC) is responsible for the overall daily management of Inuvik Regional Hospital acute care programs, an annual operating budget of $7.5 Million, and a staffing group of 30+ direct reports. Direct reports include the following positions: Nurse in Charge Emergency, Nurse in Charge Acute Care, Nurse in Charge Operation Room, Registered Nurses including obstetrical, emergency room and operating room registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, reprocessing technician, and unit clerks. The incumbent provides operational support and direction to a multi-disciplinary workforce and through recruitment and retention efforts ensures adequate staffing for the provision of safe, competent, and consistent health care to clients in the Beaufort Delta and Sahtu Region communities. The incumbent is responsible to oversee the client/patient experience. The incumbent is responsible for recruiting, hiring and managing a skilled workforce. The decisions and recommendations made by the incumbent may have a direct impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of human resources, program and service delivery, and financial budgets.

This position, reporting directly to the Senior Regional Manager of Health Services (SRMHS), will work closely with their SRMHS and with the NTHSSA Territorial Manager supporting this program area, to ensure that client/patient needs are being supported and addressed within their regional catchment area; and to identify and address program area across the territory through their participation on cross-territory initiatives and projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of program management, including budget development, preparation, and control is required to ensure financial responsibilities are carried out effectively and efficiently
  • Knowledge of different discipline and roles
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with individuals, agencies, elected community leaders, and employees in order to communicate program information, including the ability to obtain and respond to feedback from these individuals
  • Interpersonal skills including effective communication, coaching and motivation in order to manage the human resources assigned to the position so performance is at optimal capacity and assisting staff and stakeholders to accept change
  • Written and oral communication skills including listening, observing, identifying and reporting
  • Knowledge and ability to use a variety of intervention and prevention methods, and determine which method is most appropriate at any given time
  • Ability to be sensitive to the geographical and cultural needs of the people and understand how community and culture impact the delivery of health care
  • Knowledge of the CNA Nursing Code of Ethics and the RNANTNU Standards
  • Skilled in word processing programs and spreadsheets

Typically, the above qualifications would at attained by:

a Baccalaureate in Nursing plus two (2) years of management/supervisory experience and three (3) years of recent experience in an acute care setting

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
[email protected]

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