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Territorial Manager, Continuous Quality Improvement

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Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:59pm

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 Chief Nursing Officer, the Territorial Manager, Continuous Quality Improvement is responsible for providing leadership and management of the Continuous Quality Improvement unit and its staff. This position is responsible for overseeing the planning, development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of the Quality and Risk Management program for the Department of Health, maintaining a future focused perspective to recommend and further develop proactive safety and quality programs.

The Territorial Manager, Continuous Quality Improvement oversees the collection, analysis and reporting of a variety of data in order to assess the quality and appropriateness of health care and to provide oversight in the allocation and utilization of program resources. The incumbent uses all available data and best practices to make recommendations for health care system changes that promote patient safety, patient centeredness, effectiveness, timeliness, efficiency and equity and ensures these practices and recommendations satisfy public expectations; meet Department of Health strategic goals, maintain credibility within the health professions and uphold Accreditation Canada Standards.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized undergraduate degree in Quality Improvement, Healthcare Management, Business Administration or related field, along with three (3) years of recent work experience related to Quality Management in a health services environment, including one (1) year of management experience. A Master’s degree will be considered an asset.

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

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages 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.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • 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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