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Registered Nurse Manager

Cambridge Bay
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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$97,734.00 - $110,936.00
Northern Allowance: 
$19, 716.00
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
05 May 2017

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

 Reporting to the Director, Kitikmeot Health Facility. This position exists to ensure effective leadership and management of the Cambridge Bay Continuing Care. The position ensures direction and support in the provision of care. Facilitates client and family meetings in regards to informing and receiving input above care decisions. This is a senior position, which has responsibility for managing and providing direct supervision to a complement of fifteen positions employed in the Continuing Care Center. The incumbent manages a significant budget during the fiscal year for the provision of comprehensive medical service in the facility. Operating within the defined budget, the incumbent is required to use sound judgment in allocating funds in the most appropriate manner.

The Registered Nurse Manager manages the program and administrative operation of the Continuing Care Facility (CCF). Directs the provision of Continuing Care Facility services. Provides professional community health nursing service to clients in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Maintains a thorough and sound working knowledge of current nursing practices, skills and knowledge. Provides supervision and guidance to staff to ensure duties are performed as expected and to facilitate professional development. Participates in the department’s management.

The Registered Nurse Manager should have the knowledge of current trends in health promotion/disease prevention practices and programs. Knowledge of local community and also various software packages. Ability to perform nursing skills functions as outlined by the Department of Health, Nursing Administration Manual, Standards, Policies and guidelines; Administration Manuals. Demonstrates flexibility by changing routine to accommodate client/resident needs. Ability to teach/communicate effectively on an individual or group basis. Ability to develop write and review facility protocols and policies using evidence based resources and in accordance with the GN policies. Ability to plan, coordinate, control, implement and evaluate a comprehensive nursing service appropriate to northern community needs. Ability to work effectively in a cross cultural setting. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Supervisory and management skills to ensure quality care is provided and appropriate administrative procedures are followed. Excellent organizational and time management skills, counseling skills, written and oral communication skills and interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. Crisis intervention skills. Assessment and planning skills

Registration with the RNANT/NU to fulfill legal requirement of the Nursing Professional Act is a requirement.

Basic CPR and annual re-certification required to maintain skill level.

The above skills are normally attained with the completion of a university, college or other approved registered nursing program. Two or three years management experience is required. Proven experience in a cross cultural work setting would be an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

 Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Health (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 1000
Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-7143
Toll free: 1-800-663-5738
Fax: (867) 975-5744