|Territorial Specialist, Palliative and Long Term Care - 1 Year Term|
Territorial Specialist, Palliative and Long Term Care - 1 Year Term
Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Northwest Territories
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.
Located in Yellowknife and reporting to the Territorial Manager, Continuing Care, the Territorial Specialist is responsible to research and recommend patient care quality standards as they relate to Palliative Care services, including Medical Assistance in Dying, provided to all age groups ranging from neonate to geriatrics and Long Term Care Services provided across the Northwest Territories. The Territorial Specialist will address a variety of issues on a daily basis, such as addressing client’s complaints, providing briefing notes to the Director of Health Services, providing advice and direction to other Territorial Leads, Territorial Specialists, and Regional Managers, and representing the NTHSSA in meetings, or conferences
The incumbent will have knowledge of project management standards, techniques and methodologies, and the knowledge and ability to use a variety of intervention and prevention methods, and determine which method is most appropriate. The incumbent should also have knowledge of biological, physical and behavioural sciences in order to recognize interpret and prioritize findings and determine and implement a plan of action based on accepted standards of practice.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A Baccalaureate in Nursing plus ten years of recent experience of a clinical health care setting. Must have experience in Long Term Care/Palliative Care.
Proof of immunization in keeping with current public health practices is required.
Must be eligible for registration with RNANT/NU.
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