New Job Community Health Nurse In Yukon

Community Health Nurse
Community Health Nurse

Community Health Nurse

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $85,241–$98,915 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Community Health Nurse

This competition is to hire full-time permanent Community Health Nurses at Whitehorse Health Center; an eligibility list will be used for future identical or similar vacancies within the Whitehorse Health Centre.

Community Nursing is committed to excellence in providing a range of accessible, affordable services that assist individuals, families, and communities to reach their full potential. As a Community Health Nurse (CHN) you will focus on preventative health strategies to promote the health and wellbeing of our community members. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic innovative leaders with excellent communication skills. We are committed to a respectful workplace where everyone is valued.

Reporting to the Nurse in Charge, this position will deliver preventative services in the form of screening, assessment, immunization, education/consultation, and health counseling to individuals and groups. Working as a CHN, you will be part of a team that constantly strives to improve services to the Yukon people.

For more information about this position, please contact Jane Boutette, Assistant Director of Community Nursing at [email protected]

For more information about the staffing process, please contact Lovejoy Fulton, Human Resources Manager at [email protected]

For help on how to apply on this competition, please visit our website or if you have questions about creating your e-recruitment profile email [email protected] or phone 867-667-9453.

Please do not email resumes to the email address above; resumes may only be accepted through E-recruitment; Link to create your account to apply here

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. Ensure a month/year to month/year format is used for each work experience in order to properly screen your resumes. For additional information on how to apply and a sample, please visit: here.

  • Baccalaureate in Nursing
  • Current Registration in good standing with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory authority
  • Recent experience in public health nursing or related field with emphasis on breastfeeding education, immunization, health protection, illness prevention, health promotion and community development.

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

  • Strong knowledge in community health programs.
  • Strong knowledge in immunization delivery.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, organization, and flexibility.
  • Work independently & within a diverse team.
  • Ability to lead, instruct and counsel.
  • Clear understanding of confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of breastfeeding best practices is considered an asset.

Additional Information:

Conditions of employment: TB risk Screening, Security Clearance with vulnerable sector, Valid Driver’s Licence, BScN, current Yukon RN registration in good standing, Current CPR HCP

Job Requirements: Regular exposure to infectious agents, this position requires frequent driving, occasional lifting and moving of clients and equipment, visiting clients in their homes. Ability to travel within Yukon up to 20%.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
24 April 2023
Close Date
23 May 2023