Director of Regulatory Services and Policy
Full Time Indeterminate Position
The Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut is currently seeking a knowledgeable, self-directed registered nurse to serve as the Director of Regulatory Services and Policy. You would be a member of a strong team responsible for ensuring the regulatory functions performed by the RNANT/NU are carried out according to the Nursing Profession Act and the RNANT/NU Bylaws and Policies.
- Baccalaureate in Nursing is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
- Minimum 5 years recent RN experience.
- Must be eligible for an active practicing license with RNANT/NU as this is a requirement if hired (if not currently registered).
- Knowledge of nursing regulatory functions/issues.
- Awareness of current nursing trends and issues.
- Working knowledge of Windows Programs – word processing, spreadsheets, database, e-mail, and websites.
- Strong critical thinking and writing skills.
- Self-directed worker with the ability to time manage, multi-task, organize and prioritize own workload.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to time manage, multi-task, organize and prioritize own workload.
- Ability to problem-solve independently within his/her scope of practice.
- A satisfactory criminal records check.
This position is 1.0 FTE working 37.5 hours per week and must be located in Yellowknife. No relocation expenses are available.
Only those applicants we wish to interview will be contacted.
Job description is posted on our website at www.rnantnu.ca
Salary range between $85,781 and $102,414 plus benefits
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CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS
CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS FOR 2014 GENERAL MEETING
We will be accepted up until 1:00 pm
Friday May 23rd 2014
Please see below for resolutions form.
Resolutions can be sent to Jennifer Pearce, Chairperson of the Resolutions Committee at JPearce@GOV.NU.CA
If you have any questions or need more information contact Donna Stanley-Young, Executive Director at (867) 873-2745 or email@example.com
RNANT/NU Bylaw 17 requires any proposed changes to a bylaw be forwarded to our members at least sixty days prior to a meeting at which the changes will be voted upon. The approval of changes to Bylaw #9 will be voted on at the May AGM. Please open the link below to see Bylaw #9 with the highlighted change. The bylaw can also be found under the Bylaw Section.
The RNANT/NU Nomination Committee is currently seeking nominations for the following positions on the RNANT/NU:
NT North is composed of the communities of Aklavik, Colville Lake, Deline, Fort Good Hope, Fort McPherson, Holman, Inuvik, Norman Wells, Paulatuk, Sach’s Harbour, Tsiigehtchic, Tuktoyaktuk and Tulita.
NU East is composed of the communities of Artic Bay, Cape Dorset, Clyde River, Grise Fiord, Hall Beach, Igloolik, Iqaluit, Kimmirut, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikitarjauq and Resolute Bay.
NT South is composed of the communities of Enterprise, Fort Liard, Fort Providence, Fort Resolution, Fort Simpson, Fort Smith, Gameti, Hay River, Jean Marie River, Kakisa, Lutselk’e, Nahanni Butte, Rae-Edzo, Trout Lake, Wekweti, Wha Ti and Wrigley.
NU West is composed of the communities of Arviat, Baker Lake, Bathurst Inlet, Cambridge Bay, Coral Harbour, Chesterfield Inlet, Gjoa Haven, Kugluktuk, Pelly Bay, Rankin Inlet, Repulse Bay, Sanikiluaq, Taloyoak, Umingmaktok and Whale Cove.
TERM OF OFFICE: May 2014 to May 2016
The term would begin following the 2014 Annual General Meeting
ROLE: A description of the various roles can be found in Bylaw 9, Board of Directors on the RNANT/NU website.
The Board meets by teleconference three to four times per year and in person one to two times per year.
Nominations may be made and supported by any active member of RNANT/NU. All nominees must be an active member of RNANT/NU in good standing with the association.
Nominations must be submitted using the nomination form posted below on the website and should be send to: Debbie Colquhoun,
Chairperson Nominations Committee
in C/O of Doris Leggett, Executive Assistant at RNANT/NU
by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or
by fax to 867-873-2336 or
by mail to PO Box 2757, Yellowknife, NT, XIA 3R1
Deadline for Nominations: Friday, April 4th, 2014
Call for Nominations – Deadline Friday, March 14, 2014 @4:00pm EST
Nominee required for RNANT/NU Representative on the Canadian Nurse Protective Society (CNPS) Board of Directors
The term for our current representative on the CNPS Board of Directors, Robert Nevin will come to end September, 2014. CNPS has requested RNANT/NU submit the name of our nomination for his successor.
Commitment: three (3) year term effective September, 2014;
Board meets three times a year in Ottawa (January, April and October);
Additional meetings by teleconference are held as needed;
Report regularly to RNANT/NU Board of Directors.
Qualification: Active RNANT/NU member
Assets: Ability to understand complex financial information;
Possess characteristics provided in CNPS Governance Succession (GP-14) Policy – policy posted below.
If you are interested, please submit the following:
- Letter of interest including qualifications and experience
- 2 References from an RNANT/NU member addressing suitability for role.
Submissions should be sent to: CNPS Selection Committee
C/O Doris Leggett
Deadline for submissions is February 11th 4:00 pm
The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) is pleased to inform you of several CNPS developments and risk management initiatives. To participate in the webinars, nurses will need a set of computer speakers or headphones and the computer needs to have Adobe Flash installed. Most PCs and Macs already have this installed, but there are instructions provided to check if a computer is running Flash and how to download it if necessary.
- CMPA / CNPS Joint Statement on Liability Protection for Nurse Practitioners and Physicians in Collaborative Practice (revised November 2013)
The Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) and the CNPS have been working closely to develop this document which responds to questions that may arise when NPs and physicians work in collaborative practice.
Click here to read the Joint Statement.
- New CNPS infoLAW: Legal Information Bulletins
- Upcoming Free Webinars by CNPS Legal Counsel – To register, click HERE.
January 16, 2014 – The Electronic Health Record (12 pm – 1 pm EST)
Do you use electronic health records in your workplace? Is the electronic health record coming to your workplace soon? Attend this webinar to become familiar with legal risk management when using electronic health records and learn about some legal pitfalls to avoid.
February 5, 2014 – NP Series: Ordering & Follow-up of Diagnostic Tests (12 pm – 1 pm EST)
Improve your legal risk management of ordering and follow-up of diagnostic tests by learning what Canadian courts have ruled on this subject. This webinar is of greater interest to nurse practitioners but not restricted to nurse practitioners.
February 19, 2014 – Communicating with the Police (featuring guest co-presenter, Phil Patterson, Criminal Defence Counsel) (12 pm – 1 pm EST)
Nurses interact with police in a variety of clinical settings, including investigations and inquiries relating to patients. In some cases, the inquiries relate to nurses personally and may result in charges laid against the health professional.
Participate in this upcoming CNPS webinar featuring criminal defence lawyer Philip Patterson for information on how to respond to requests from police
To register for any of the CNPS webinars, click HERE.
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Please contact the CNPS at 1.800.267.3390 if you any questions regarding professional liability protection or other legal questions related to your nursing practice.
Visit the cnps website at www.cnps.ca
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