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Clinical Advisor Iqaluit Health Services

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Closing Date: 
Friday, August 21, 2020


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 Executive Director (ED), Iqaluit Health Services, the Clinical Advisor, Iqaluit Health Services oversees the development, compliance and implementation of clinical policies and procedures for Iqaluit Health Services. This would include development of clinical policy standards as required by the Executive Director and the Senior Leadership Team for Iqaluit Health Services.

The Clinical Advisor contributes to the functioning of Iqaluit Health Services through the provision of clinical policy as well as service delivery. The Advisor provides advice and assistance to the Executive Director and Senior Leadership Team on clinical policies and procedures and standards as well as leads the implementation and maintenance of the document management system (OMNI-Assistance) for Iqaluit Health Services. The Advisor is also responsible for development of business cases, briefing notes and other ministerial documentation.

The knowledge, skills, and experience required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Undergraduate degree in policy, health administration or health-related field, along with two (2) years’ experience developing clinical policy. A master’s degree in a related field is considered an asset.

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.

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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