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New Job Territorial Specialist, Wound, Ostomy And Continence In Northwest Territories

Territorial Specialist, Wound, Ostomy and Continence
Territorial Specialist, Wound, Ostomy and Continence

Territorial Specialist, Wound, Ostomy and Continence

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $100,000–$119,000 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

As the Territorial Specialist, Wound, Ostomy and Continence, you will be responsible for providing advanced, tri-specialized nursing expertise and leadership to protect, restore, maintain, or improve the wound, ostomy and continence issues for people of all ages recommending, directing, and providing best evidence informed care. You will be expected to assess and then advise best evidence-based care within acute care, home and community care, long term care, and community health centre settings in the Northwest Territories (NWT), independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. This involves collaboration, education and support with community, regional, and territorial health care professionals. As the successful incumbent, you will be responsible for providing expert care and education in circumstances with multiple variables that require concentration, judgment, knowledge, skill, confidence, and adaptability.


Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and five (5) years recent nursing experience in the care and management of wound, ostomy, and continence issues.

A diploma of Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence from the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute, or certificate of Enterostomal Therapy Nurse from the former Canadian Association of Enterostomal Therapy, or certificate of completion from a recognized Wound Ostomy Continence program.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:


Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]ov.nt.ca

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