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Territorial Manager, Midwifery

  • Administration / Management
  • Yellowknife, NWT
  • Application Deadline: 2024-06-30

Website Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

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The Territorial Manager, Midwifery (Manager) reports to the Director, Health Services NTHSSA. The Manager is an autonomous primary care practitioner with hospital privileges who will provide residents of the NWT with comprehensive prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum and neonatal health care including health assessment, diagnosis, intervention and follow up care in accordance with the NWT Midwifery Profession Act and midwifery regulatory framework. In addition to clinical responsibilities this position will support the implementation, and management of the territorial midwifery program in alignment with territorial midwifery legislation, regulations, and program and professional standards, and the values, vision and strategic goals of the GNWT and the NTHSSA. The overarching function of this position is to provide and promote consistent and quality midwifery care that is culturally safe and relationship-based thereby contributing to the achievement of optimal maternal / child health outcomes in the NWT.

Labour Market Supplement
A recruitment and retention supplement will be offered to front line Nurse, Nurse Practitioner and Midwifery positions within the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority.   The successful incumbent will receive a $5000 supplement upon hire and an additional $5000 supplement after completion of 12 months of continuous employment contingent on remaining employed in an eligible position for a further 12 months.   This is a taxable benefit and will be subject to applicable deductions

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