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Regional Pathway Coordinator

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restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.
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Closing Date: 
Friday, October 22, 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 restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.

Reporting to the Manager, Cancer Screening Program, the Regional Pathway Coordinator provides advanced oversight and coordination to achieve the goals and objectives of population-based cancer screening program in the territory. The Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating cancer screening standards and processes along the cancer screening pathway.

The Regional Pathway Coordinator works to establish and maintain links between the program, clients, health care providers, community agencies and stakeholders. The Coordinator develops policies and standards, monitors, and evaluates services, collaborates in the coordination of education and cancer screening awareness activities with a territorial focus, and acts as a resource for community health nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals, as well as the community, in matters related to cancer screening. The position also conducts community-based outreach and public/professional education to inform, recruit, and promote for the cancer screening program. The development of this program and the tasks involved will require the Coordinator to work with Department of Health program staff, including individuals at Qikiqtani General Hospital and the Regional Health Centers. The incumbent will also be responsible to sustain and cultivate partnerships with southern cancer care agencies and care providers, as well as communities and other stakeholders.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually acquired through a recognized undergraduate degree in Health-related field such as health sciences, public health, nursing or related field along with two (2) years of related work experience.

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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