New Job Regional Manager, Community Health In Northwest Territories

Regional Manager, Community Health
Regional Manager, Community Health

Regional Manager, Community Health

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $114,000–$137,000 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 Yellowknife and reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), YK Region, the Regional Manager, Community Health (RMCH) is responsible for the provision of management expertise, leadership, and support to the staff of Yellowknife Region’s community health centres who deliver primary health care and emergency care to clients living in the communities in the Yellowknife Region. The RMCH will also work with the Regional Managers and Territorial Managers in the Yellowknife Region and oversee delivery of the integrated outreach services team.

The Regional Manager, Community Health works closely with the COO and with NTHSSA Territorial Managers and Community Health Centre Services supporting this program area, to ensure that patient/client needs are being supported and addressed within their regional catchment area; and to identify and address program challenges and opportunities for improvement, establish program objectives for the Region, and to report on and contribute to the evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of the program delivery in the region.

Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the CNA Nursing Code of Ethics, and the RNANTNU Standards.
  • Skilled in the area of total quality management or continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Ability to build solid partnerships and alliances based on trust and to work with a variety of people from different backgrounds and personalities.
  • Ability to be sensitive to the geographical and cultural needs of the people and able to understand how community and culture impact the delivery of health care.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A Baccalaureate in a health-related field plus two (2) years of management/supervisory experience and 3 years of experience in either remote community health or community outreach programs.
Candidate must be eligible for registration with the Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANTNU).

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

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