Regional Occupational Therapist

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Closing date: Oct 20, 2017

Location: Inuvik

Department: Northwest Territories HSSA

Job Code: 14758

Salary: $87,263 - $104,208

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Job Information

This position is located in the Inuvik Regional Hospital, which is a 51 bed, accredited facility serving the town of Inuvik and twelve outlying communities serviced by the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA). The NTHSSA provides and supports the delivery of health care services to adults and children on an inpatient, outpatient and outreach basis in order to enhance healthy communities and wellbeing through excellence, accountability and respect for regional diversity.

Reporting directly to the Manager of Rehabilitation and Health Promotion, the incumbent independently provides assessment, diagnostic, rehabilitative and preventative services to inpatients and outpatients ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. The Rehabilitation Services Department consists of the Manager of Rehabilitation, two Physiotherapists, two Occupational Therapists, two Speech Language Pathologists, and two Rehabilitation Assistants.

This position plans, organizes, delivers and evaluates OT services in the hospital (including the Acute Care ward, Long Term Care ward, and the outpatient clinic), the community health centers, group homes, schools, preschools, and clients' homes, all within the Beaufort-Delta and the Sahtu regions.

Typically attained by:
This level of knowledge is typically acquired through a university degree in Occupational Therapy at a Bachelor's or Master's level. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2 years work experience.



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Term Position

This job opening is for a One Year Term.


Within the Beaufort - Delta region, Occupational Therapists must be eligible for membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT),and be professionally licensed in any Canadian province as an active member is mandatory for this position.

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Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $44.75 per hour (approximately $87,263.00 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $13,837.00.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14758      

Closing Date: October 20, 2017- 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
66 Franklin Manor
Box 1869
Ph. (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620