Casual - Nurse Practitioner - Obstetrics

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Location: Inuvik

Department: Northwest Territories HSSA

Job Code: 15439

Salary: $107,309 - $124,898

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

About the Job

Job Information

Located in the Inuvik Regional Hospital Medical Clinic and reporting to the Regional Manager, Primary Care, the obstetrics NP is an autonomous practitioner who provides comprehensive health assessment, makes diagnoses and develops interventions within the nurse practitioner’s scope of practice. The Obstetrics NP will collaborate with the team of physicians and nurses at the Inuvik Regional Hospital who deliver obstetrical care, as well as the community Health Centres to provide primary care to individuals and families.

The obstetrics NP will be requested at times to be involved with prenatal and postnatal workshops and assessments.  The Obstetrics NP will provide clinical nursing leadership as an educator, leader, researcher and advanced clinical practitioner with an obstetrical area of expertise within the primary community care regional team by collaborating with Community Health Centres to increase the capacity for obstetrical care delivery.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Successful completion of a Master’s Degree in Nursing – OBSTETRICS NP Stream successful completion of the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Exam. At least two years of recent nursing experience, including provision of obstetrical care Registration as an OBSTETRICS NP with the register of RNANT/NU. CAN Perinatal certification.  


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Casual Employment

This job opening is for casual employment opportunities within GNWT departments, boards and agencies


Eligible for current registration/certification with Registered Nurses Association of 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 plus Northern Allowance.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  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 # 15439        

Closing Date: Open until filled - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Alex Moses Greenland Buliding, 105 Veteran's Way
Box 1869
Ph. (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620