New Job Territorial Specialist, Community Health Nursing In Northwest Territories

Territorial Specialist, Community Health Nursing
Territorial Specialist, Community Health Nursing

Territorial Specialist, Community Health Nursing

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $104,000–$125,000 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 Territorial Specialist, Community Health Nursing (TS CHN) reports directly to the Territorial Manager, Primary Care, Community Health Centres, and Chronic Disease Management (Manager), and is required to take the lead on assessing the variability in community health centre practice settings and will address a variety of issues on a daily basis. These can range from addressing client’s complaints, providing briefing notes to the Director of Health Services (Director), providing advice and direction to other Territorial Leads, Territorial Specialists, and Regional Managers, and representing the NTHSSA in meetings, or conferences. This position helps guide practice based on the shared vision of the NTHSSA.

The incumbent will foster and sustain academic partnerships to advance professional practices and develop the work force as a territorial lead. The Territorial Specialist, Community Health Nursing will role-model vigilance in ensuring the highest of quality care. The incumbent will provide leadership, training, planning and support to Primary Care and Community Health Nursing and their support staff.

The incumbent must have knowledge and skills relating to program management; knowledge of administrative policies and practices to territorial systems; and knowledge of how to design and facilitate a change process. The incumbent must have the ability to build and work with groups and teams, planning and implementing change, and skilled in group dynamics and conflict resolution. For more information on the required knowledge, skills, and abilities please read the attached job description.

The above qualifications would be attained by a Baccalaureate in Nursing plus ten (10) years of recent experience in a clinical health care setting.

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.