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 purpose of this position is to 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 team. 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 an 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 ensure the effective use of funding. The incumbent ensures that Continuing Care Centre programs and services function in an efficient, effective, client- focused manner within the constraints of budget.
The incumbent maintains contact with the Government of Nunavut, Regional Health Services, Home and Community Care Consultants, Community Health Nurses, Physiotherapists, Physicians and other health care professionals that are providing care and treatment to Regional residents in order to maximize the effectiveness of program and service delivery .This position also meets with community groups, hamlet councils and local community service authorities to communicate the goals and objectives of the Continuing Care Centre and develop and sustain community involvement.
The above knowledge skills and abilities are typically acquired through Licensed Practical Nurse Diploma, current certification in CPR, current valid licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse within Canada. Two years management experience, preferably in continuing care setting. Completion of a management training program would be an asset.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Nunavutnurses@gov.nu.ca 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.
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- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.