New Job Licensed Practical Nurse In Yukon

Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $70,011–$81,101 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This is an until –filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

We have 3 permanent vacancies as well as term positions
This posting will create a eligibility list that will be used for future permanent vacancies in the next 12 months.

What makes the Yukon truly special and why you would want to work here? Click on the link below and you will be see!!

Yukon, Larger than Life

You’ve prepared yourself for a Continuing Care Career because that’s where your heart is, where your interests and skills lie. You want to use what you know and have learned to provide the kind of care that enables people to live out their lives in the best way possible.

Our staff work together in an environment that encourages and supports collaborative teamwork and innovation. As a member of our team you will enjoy permanent, full-time employment with benefits in an environment that encourages endless opportunities for career growth. You will be able to get the most out of our modern facilities and resources as an LPN, and experience the best practices and collaborative teamwork environments.

Our philosophy: “We are a community that respects and promotes dignity, individual freedom, choice, and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living. We continually strive to create a feeling of home and belonging for all who live here by being responsive to the uniqueness of each resident.

Continuing Care provides services in the home through Home Care as well as at our 3 Long Term Care homes.

There are 3 long-term care homes in Whitehorse. (Click on the place and take a tour).

Copper Ridge Place:

  • 96 beds.
  • Extended care, complex care and special care.
  • Extensive assistance with activities of daily living.
  • 24-hour monitoring and professional care.
  • Specialized care for seniors, adults and children.
  • Individualized care in a therapeutic and secure environment for clients with dementia.

Whistle Bend Place:

  • 150 beds.
  • Extended care, complex care and hospice care.
  • Community Day Program.
  • Extensive assistance with activities of daily living.
  • 24-hour monitoring and professional care.
  • Individualized care in a therapeutic and secure environment for clients with dementia.

Recently opened Wind River Hospice House located in Whistle Bend Place provides residents with modern facilities, resources and all the support that comes from a highly collaborative teamwork environment. The Licensed Practical Nurse should be knowledgeable in providing caring to clients and families at end of life, performing tasks such as administering medication and providing emotional support. The goal is to help patients live their final days with dignity and comfort

Thomson Centre:

  • Intermediate care.
  • Moderate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Intermittent monitoring and professional care throughout the day.
  • Extended care for seniors and adults.
  • 24-hour extensive assistance with activities of daily living.
  • 24-hour monitoring and professional care.

Home Care program:

If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse who is eager to use evidence-based practices, partnerships and innovation to create a place that our residents call home then we want to hear from you!

For more information, please contact Erica Couch HRC1 at 867-332-9213 or [email protected]

Important application requirements:

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.

Include the month and year you started and ended a job when you list your work experience. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.

For more information on how to prepare and submit your resume visit this resource page on

Essential Qualifications:

  • Eligible for registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Recently applied knowledge of nursing theory, practices & techniques
  • Experience gained in a long term care environment would be an asset

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • 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

Additional Information:

What we offer our employees

We believe that nurses play a critical role in our health care system, and we offer a signing bonus of* $4500 for Licensed Practical Nurses. We also offer reimbursement of exam fees for new nursing graduates and yearly reimbursement for licensing fees.

Please click here for more information on the retention and signing bonuses that we offer.

Conditions of Employment: TB screening, Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance, CPR Level HCP (facilities), CPR Level C (Home Care), Food Safe (completed within the last 2 years), WHIMIS 2015, and Yukon LPN registration with Medication Administration upon hire. A valid class 5 driving licence is required for Home Care.

Job Requirements: Shift work, exposure to plants and/or flowers and/or second-hand smoke when supervising residents/clients, exposure to animals, heavy lifting 50lbs and over, bending, and exposure to latex products.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
8 May 2023
Close Date
7 July 2023