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Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Anticipatory

West Unit - Secure Medical Unit
Job Competition Closed

Location: Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: #2013-130
Closing Date: Jun 06, 2013

Classification/Level: L09 PIPSC
Pay Rate: $35.65 to $47.61 per hours
Employment Status: Regular Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 75 hours bi-weekly

As a multidisciplinary team member the incumbent: provides psychiatric nursing care for patients through the application of knowledge of psychiatric nursing, physical health, and psycho-social well being; provides organization, direction, supervision and collaboration in the planning and implementation of nursing best practices with the RN, LPN and interdisciplinary team.

Knowledge and skills required for this position are as follows:
  • Knowledge of established practices and procedures of psychiatric nursing care;
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in the psychiatric nursing field;
  • Knowledge of non-violent crisis intervention methods and techniques;
  • Ability to develop and implement nursing care plans;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing;
  • Effective interpersonal relationships;
  • Initiative, judgment and reliability;
  • Cross-cultural awareness;
  • Advocacy and Assertiveness skills;
  • Ability to teach nursing practices and other relevant unit skills;
  • Basic computer literacy.
The successful candidate is required to have a Diploma/Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing, be currently (or able to be) registered with Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA)/or registered (or be able to be) registered under the Yukon Health Professions Act, and have current C.P.R certification.

Note: Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of 1 year of Mental Health nursing experience.

Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority consideration. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Quoting competition # 2013-130, email your resume by 4:00 p.m. on June 6, 2013 to:

Please send your resume to