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Senior Program Analyst, Tuberculosis Programs

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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
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Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
04 January 2019

Term March 31, 2021.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manger, Tuberculosis Programs, the Senior Program Analyst develops policies and procedures in support of the elimination of TB to three target audiences: clinic practitioners, facilities in which TB is spread and family members and individuals experiencing the effects of TB. The Analyst targets actions along a continuum of prevention, identification, diagnosis and treatment in relation to these three main target populations with the common goal of improving the overall health status of Nunavummiut.

The incumbent provides program development expertise and develops resources used in the eradication of TB in Nunavut. The position organizes and coordinates TB programming by integrating clinical knowledge of effective practices eradicating TB and applies this knowledge with Nunavut’s current TB management practices such as the development of program protocols and procedures.

The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to write in clear and concise manner along with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office with proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software applications. Excellent skills in the development, preparation and writing of technical and clinical procedure manuals, plans, proposals and reports is also required, along with financial management and budgeting experience sufficient to prepare reports to Government of Canada funders are required for the position.

The successful candidate should possess as a minimum, a post-secondary degree in a health care field, such as public health, population health, or Nursing, along with certification and/or knowledge of communicable diseases and epidemiological techniques or statistics is preferred.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French.  Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.  Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term pending Manager approval.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


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