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Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

Nurse Practitioner - OBS

Canada-Northwest Territories-Inuvik


Job Description

Nurse Practitioner – OBS  (Job ID: 14178)

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority – Beaufort Delta Region


Job Information 
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) Obstetric Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an autonomous practitioner who will provide clients with advanced health assessment, diagnosis, interventions and appropriate follow-up care in accordance with acts, regulations, policies, standards, guidelines, mission and objectives of the NTHSSA to ensure clients receive timely health assessment and diagnosis, optimum support and continuity of care in collaboration with the Obstetrics team.

Reporting to the Medical Director, the NP provides comprehensive health assessment, makes diagnoses and develops interventions within the nurse practitioner's scope of practice. The NP will collaborate with the team of physicians and nurses at the Inuvik Regional Hospital who deliver obstetrical care, as well as the Community Health Centers to provide primary care to individuals and families.

The NP will be requested at times to be involved with prenatal and postnatal workshops and assessments. The NP will provide clinical nursing leadership as an educator, leader, researcher and advanced clinical practitioner with an obstetrical area of expertise within the primary community care regional team by collaborating with Community Health Centers to increase the capacity for obstetrical care delivery.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • Successful completion of a Master's Degree in Nursing-NP Stream
  • Successful completion of the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Exam
  • At least two years of recent nursing experience, including provision of obstetrical care
  • Registration as an NP with RNANT/NU
  • CNA Perinatal certification

Eligible for current registration with RNANT/NU is mandatory for this position.

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Immunization Status 
The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information 
The salary for this position starts at $53.65 per hour (approximately $104,618.00 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $14,131.00.

Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Criminal Records Check 
Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action 
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion 
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information 
Job Opening ID # 14178  
Closing Date: May 17, 2017 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

Inquiries Only:
Inuvik Client Service Centre
GNWT Human Resources
66 Franklin Manor
Box 1869
Ph. (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620


Contact Information

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Posting Date: 03-May-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time $0 - $104,618/yr 1 ASAP
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