The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is seeking a Patient/Citizen Advisor to participate on the Territorial Ethics Committee (TEC). The Patient/Citizen Advisor will receive compensation for their time.
What is the purpose of the Territorial Ethics Committee?
The purpose of the Territorial Ethics Committee is to:
- Review ethical issues, dilemmas and concerns relating to health and social services identified matters, and to provide guidance, recommendations and consultation.
- Provide guidance and support to the development, revision and implementation of procedures and/or processes which impact ethical issues in client/patient/family/community care.
Why a Patient/Citizen Advisor?
Research has shown that involvement of Patient/Citizen Advisors in health care organizational discussions and decision making helps increase accountability and transparency, ensures that efforts address patient concerns, and improves quality of care. Additionally, Patient/Citizen Advisors have an opportunity to be part of a meaningful change and contribute to the advancement of health care in the NWT.
Deadline Extended! Apply by March 8, 2019 by emailing your resume and cover letter to NTHSSA_Ethics@gov.nt.ca