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This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
starting at $105, 593 per annum 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15, 016.00 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
02 January 2018

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 Nurse Manager, Locum Program (the Manager) holds primary accountability for providing system-wide leadership, strategy, professional expertise and direction on planning, development, design, implementation/delivery and evaluation of the Program. The manager is also responsible for providing strategic advice, professional expertise and support to the Chief Nursing officer on nursing policy, recruitment and retention; and health care program delivery to ensure quality nursing practice.

The Manager is also responsible for overall leadership of the program by identifying, preparing and deploying qualified locum nurses to health centers across Nunavut.  As part of the territorial rapid deployment team, the Manager will also be deployed as required (front line and supervisory) during periods of acute service demand

The Manager provides direction, oversight and support to two Nurse Operation Specialists. This team will provide strategic and expert advice and recommendations related to nurse human resource planning, recruitment and retention to ensure a competent and stable nursing workforce.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are obtained through a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized university, a minimum of 2 years remote, rural nursing and 3 years of experience with managing a medical team; including budgeting, performance management and progressive discipline. The incumbent must be eligible for and in good standing of the Registered Nurses of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANTNU),

Equivalencies include a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized university, a minimum of 2 years remote rural nursing and 5 years of strong project management experience.

Assets include; Fluency in one of Nunavut’s official languages, course work in areas of health services administration, public administration, business administration and human resources management.

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

  • 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 Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • 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. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Health (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 1000
Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-5732
Toll free: 1-800-663-5738
Fax: (867) 975-5744