Nurse in Charge

Nurse in Charge  (Job ID#: 17427)

Tlicho Community Services Agency

Behchokǫ, NT


Term Position

This job opening is a temporary, full time position for a 2-year term.


Department Information 

The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.


Transfer Assignments 

Transfer Assignments may be considered.


Job Information 

The TCSA administers all regional health and social programs delivered to a population of approximately 3,000 residents of the Tlicho region through 3 Community Health Centers, 1 Community Health Station as well as the residents of the Jimmy Erasmus Seniors Home. The TCSA provides and supports the delivery of health care programs to adults and children on an outpatient and outreach basis in order to enhance healthy communities' wellbeing through excellence, accountability and respect for regional diversity.

Located within the Behchokǫ Health Centre and reporting directly to the TCSA Manager of Health Services in Behchokǫ, the Nurse in Charge (NIC) will manage how the community health programs are provided to a client population of approximately 2000 residents in Behchokǫ and 154 residents in Wekweètì. The Health Centre is the sole medical facility in the community.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • A successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing Degree is required, 5 years recent nursing experience with at least 1year in a northern health centre and at least 3 year of supervisory experience.
  • Introductory to Advance Practice is an asset.



Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information 

The salary range for this position is from $53.31 per hour to $63.69 per hour (approximately $103,955 - $124,196) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,387.



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


Criminal Records Check 

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  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#: 17427       


Closing Date: August 29, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


Apply Online:


Inquiries Only:

Tlicho HR Client Service Centre

Department of Finance

Government of the Northwest Territories

Nishi Khon Building, 2nd Floor

P.O. Box 419


X0E 0Y0

Ph. (867) 392-3053

Fax (867) 392-6861