Registered Nurse Chemo/IV Therapy

Registered Nurse Chemo/IV Therapy

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority,

Stanton Territorial Hospital,

Yellowknife,  NT


Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

Located within Stanton Territorial Hospital, and reporting directly to the Manager, Renal and Cancer Care, you would participate in a team of Registered Nurses who, with the support of Clinical Coordinator and the Unit Clerk, provides Chemotherapy to outpatients in the Chemo/IV Therapy Unit.

You may function in a supportive/assisting role in a delegated, independent manner.  You would act as a patient advocate and would facilitate communications between the patient, family, the physician, specialists, and other health care professionals within and beyond Stanton Territorial Hospital.  Patients, family members and other caregivers of patients will often contact your unit for advice or direction prior, during and /or after the procedure, test or treatment.  This constant and continuing communication and support results in a holistic approach to planning, organizing, teaching, and relationship development that will best meet the short and long term needs of the patient.

Typically, the qualification should be attained by:

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, with recent experience in an Ambulatory care environment, Chemotherapy and I/V drug administration, and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in acute care.

Affirmative Action

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

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Immunization Status

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


Eligible for current registration/certification with the Registered Nurses of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut is mandatory for this position. 

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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.


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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 20608.        

Closing Date: August 02, 2021 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $47.68 per hour (approximately $92,976. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Health Recruitment
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.