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Manager Continuing Care Centre

Gjoa Haven
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Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$92,196 -$104, 637 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$26,345 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
20 July 2018

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 Regional Health Center, the Manager Continuing Care Center provide the overall management and delivery of programs and services towards the goal of providing quality continuing care for clients in the Continuing Care Centre facility. The position develops professional and community partnerships in order to consult and collaborate on developing, implementing and evaluating programs and services that meet the needs of Client continuing care and which are in accordance with the policies, standards and practices of the  Government of Nunavut, Department of Health.

The incumbent provides leadership and direction to a multi-disciplinary work force with positions reporting directly that may include but are not limited to: Licensed Practical Nurses, Continuing Care Workers, Cooks, Janitor/Caretaker/Drivers, Housekeeper, Recreational Therapy Worker and Clerk Interpreters. Provision of effective management of staff directly impacts on the ability and availability of those continuing care staff to provide quality care to the clients of the Continuing Care Centre.

The position is responsible for annual budget allocated to provide Continuing Care Centre programs and services within the community. The decisions and recommendations made by the incumbent have a direct impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of human resources, program and service delivery and financial budgets. This requires proper research be done to ensure that decisions are in line with the organization’s priorities, and best practice guidelines and to ensure the effective use of funding. The incumbent ensures that the Continuing Care Centre programs and services function in an efficient, effective, client- focused manner within the constraints of the budget.

The incumbent should be knowledgeable of the following:  The Department of Health, Nursing Administration Manual; Standards, Policies and Guidelines, Administration Manuals. Continuing Care best practices. Maintains knowledge of Inuit customs, history, cultural sensitiveness and local community characteristics. Community and cultural impacts on the delivery of health care. Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to apply the nursing process (assessment, planning implementation and evaluation.  Various software (e.g. MS Office) and Continuous Improvement Process and Knowledge of Leadership best practices.

The above skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Diploma in Licensed Practical Nurse. Current valid licensure as a licensed Practical Nurse in Canada. Two (2) years’ experience, preferably in a continuing cares setting; completion of management training would be an asset. Current certification in CPR.

Preference will be given to candidates who have successfully completed one or more of the following training programs: Non- violent crisis intervention, Fir and Emergency Evacuations Procedures and WHMIS and dangerous goods.

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

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • 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 Inuit.
  • 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.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • 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) 975-5732
Toll free: 1-800-663-5738
Fax: (867) 975-5744