New job Registered Nurse in Yukon

Registered Nurse

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $80,913 - $93,848 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This posting will be used for Full & Part time permanent positions, Full & Part time term positions and auxiliary on call positions in Continuing Care: Community Care (Home Care), Long Term Care (Copper Ridge Place, Thomson Centre, & Whistle Bend Place) and Wind River Palliative Care/Hospice (Whistle Bend Place)

If you are a team-focused Registered Nurse who is eager to use evidence-based practices to further the well-being of our Clients/ Residents and success of our program, then we invite you to be a part of this diverse and rewarding work experience in Continuing Care.

Our philosophy of care is “We are a community that respects and promotes dignity, individual freedom, choice, and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living.

The Yukon Home Care Program provides client-focused health services in the home, improving quality of life and supporting Yukoners to live independently. The Registered Nurse service delivery will include care management and liaison with the medical community, direct nursing care such as education and treatment related to medical conditions, and other nursing duties.

Long Term Care provide resident centered care in a way that creates a feeling of home and belonging for all who live in Yukon Continuing Care facilities through responsiveness to the uniqueness of each Resident. The Registered Nurse uses evidence-based practices, partnerships and innovation.

Wind River Palliative Care/Hospice provides residents with modern facilities, resources and all the support that comes from a highly collaborative teamwork environment. The Registered Nurse should be knowledgeable in caring for the terminally ill, performing tasks such as administering medication and providing emotional support. The goal is to help patients live their final days with dignity and comfort.

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Ann Caron, HR Consultant at (867) 667-8423 or

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Essential Qualifications
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Eligible for Registered Nurse registration with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory authority.
  • Recently applied knowledge of nursing theory, practices & techniques.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on their:

  • Ability to provide professional care for residents by promoting their physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.
  • Ability to provide leadership, coaching and training to members of the team.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking, relationship building and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to operate across multiple levels of care and within a transdisciplinary environment.
  • Strong understanding of working with various cultural backgrounds

Additional Information

Conditions of Employment: TB screening, Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance, CPR BLS (facilities)/CPR Level C (Home Care) (completed within last 6 months), Food Safe , Transportation of Dangerous Goods (complete within last 18 months), WHMIS 2015, valid class 5 Drivers Licence, Home Care, and current registration with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association.

Job Requirements: Shift work (days, evenings, and weekends), exposure to plants and/or flowers, animals, latex products, second-hand smoke from residents/clients, heavy lifting 50 lbs and over, bending.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
13 April 2021
Close Date
13 May 2021

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