Registered Nurse- Acute and Ambulatory Care

Job Summary

The Registered Nurse - Acute & Ambulatory Care is a regulated member of the health care team who uses the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation), critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills, in keeping with the standards, and scope of nursing practice set by the Registered Nurses Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU) and the policies, protocols, and guidelines of the Hay River Health & Social Services Authority, to provide quality nursing care to all clients, families, groups, communities and populations across the lifespan in all practice settings.

The RN is a generalist who provides nursing care to clients with acute, emergency, surgical, postoperative recovery, maternity/newborn and palliative care needs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Current registration with the RNANWT/NU
  • BSN degree is desirable
  • Current CPR certification 
  • ACLS, TNCC & ENPC certification is desirable

Experience in an acute care hospital is required.  These skills are generally acquired through the successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a Diploma in Nursing from an approved school of nursing.  Nursing experience in a variety of clinical areas is desirable and experience in Medicine/Surgery and ER is preferred. Current active registration with the NWTRNA is required. A full job description can be found at .

HRHSSA offers a Northern Allowance of $2.60 per hour up to a maximum of $5,282 per year, a generous relocation package, health/dental benefits, and a defined pension plan. HRHSSA also provides a variety of leave accruals. References, a satisfactory Criminal Records Check, an Employee Health Risk Assessment and COVID 19 vaccination proof are required for employment.