Regional Manager, Acute Care - Closing Date Extended

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Closing date: Jan 5, 2018

Location: Inuvik

Department: Northwest Territories HSSA

Job Code: 14886

Salary: $104,618 - $124,898

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Job Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is the single provider of all health and social services in the Northwest Territories (NWT), with the exception of Hay River and T¿¿¿ch¿ regions, covering 1.2 million square kilometers and serving approximately 43,000 people, including First Nations, Inuit, Metis, and non-aboriginals. Health and social services includes the full range of primary, secondary and tertiary health services and social services including family services, protection services, care placements, mental health, addictions, and developmental activities, delivered by more than 1,400 health and social services staff.

This position will play a lead role in implementing the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) strategic objectives in the consistent delivery of quality acute care services within the Beaufort Delta Region. Under the strategic guidance of the NTHSSA, the position will implement, monitor, and provide reporting on the delivery of acute care services within their region.

This position provides overall management of the following programs within the Beaufort Delta Region: Emergency Services, Operating Room Services, Medical Reprocessing Services, Endoscopy Services, and In-Patient Care.

This position is located in the Beaufort Delta region and the incumbent is responsible for the overall daily management of Inuvik Regional Hospital acute care programs, an annual operating budget of $7.5 million, and a staffing group of 34, with 34 direct reports. Direct reports in the following positions: Nurse in Charge Emergency, Nurse in Charge Acute Care, Nurse in Charge Operation Room, Registered Nurses including obstetrical, emergency room and operating room registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, reprocessing technician, and unit clerks. The incumbent provides operational and direction to a multi-disciplinary work force, and through recruitment and retention efforts ensures adequate staffing for the provision of safe, competent, and consistent health care to clients in the Beaufort Delta and Sahtu Region communities. The incumbent is responsible to oversee the client/patient experience. The incumbent is responsible for recruiting, hiring and managing a skilled work force. The decisions and recommendations made by the incumbent may have a direct impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of human resources, program and service delivery, and financial budgets.

This position, reporting directly to the COO, will work closely with their COO and with the NTHSSA Territorial Manager supporting this program area, to ensure that client/patient 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. They will also contribute to the development of the program area across the territory through their participation on cross-territory initiatives and projects.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

The above knowledge and skills are most commonly acquired through a Baccalaureate in Nursing plus two (2) years of management/supervisory experience and 3 years’ of recent experience in an acute care setting. Must be eligible for registration with RNANT/NU.

Equivalencies may be considered.

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Eligible for current registration with the Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut 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 $53.65 per hour (approximately $104,618.00 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 #14886    

Closing Date: January 5, 2018- 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