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Supervisor Health Programs

Gjoa Haven
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$116,454.00 - $132,152.00
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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.

Under the supervision of the Director of Health Programs the Supervisor Health Programs provides optimal health to the community and ensures continuity of care.  The incumbent will administer a comprehensive community health program in conjunction with other members of the health care team, the incumbent also has the responsibility of managing and providing direct supervision to community health nurses at various levels of qualification and to support staff.

Knowledge, skills and abilities needed to qualify for this position are typically gained through,  

a Bachelor of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a Diploma in Nursing and 5 years nursing experience. The incumbent must also have 2 years supervisory experience.

A valid driver’s license, First Aid and BCLS certification with annual renewal are also required.

The candidate must have current registration with RNANT/NU or eligibility to become registered.

 Nurse Practitioners must have completed a Primary Health Care NP(PHCPN) or adult/Family, All-Ages (AFFAA) certification.

Assets include possession of one or more of the following; Advanced cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advances in Labor and Risk Management (ALARM), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), Trauma Nursing Core Course(TNCC). ! Year NP experience is also considered an asset for this position.

Ability to speak more than one of Nunavut’s official languages is considered an asset.

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


For full-time, permanent nurses, recruitment bonuses include: $5,000 on start date, $5,000 at 18 months of service and $10,000 at 30 months of service. Additional premiums include a $9,000 Annual Frontline Allowance and a $375 Monthly Retention Bonus of $4,500 per year.

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 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.
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Open until filled