Career Opportunities

Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa or be a Canadian Citizen.

To apply for positions not posted and general enquiries, please contact Human Resources at the following e-mail address:

Human Resources Department
Yukon Hospital Corporation
#5 Hospital Road
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 3H7
Human Resources Jobs (email)

 

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Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse

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Job Competition Closed

Location: Yukon Hospital Corporation
Competition No.: RNG2012
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2012

Classification/Level: L09 - PIPSC
Pay Rate: $34.86 to $46.56 per hour
Employment Status: Term full and part time - 1 to 6 months
Monthly/weekly hours: Up to 75 hours biweekly (12 hours shifts for most areas)

Want to explore the Yukon Territory?  Looking to do something different in your professional nursing career?  Then please consider a term working assignment with Yukon Hospital Corporation (YHC).  YHC operates Whitehorse General Hospital and Watson Lake Hospital.  Our mission is “To provide quality acute care for the life and health of Yukon people”.
Assignments throughout the year.
We offer:

  • Travel assistance for term employees hired for periods in excess of 3 months are eligible for reimbursement up to the actual cost based on the lowest cost alternative (eg. economy airfare). Positions of less than 3 months may be eligible for up to $1,000.
  • Fully furnished accommodations available (For terms greater than 4 months  - $700 for a Studio apartment and $750 for a one bedroom apartment per month . For terms 4 months or less - $350 for a studio apartment and $375 for a one bedroom apartment per month.  Depending on what is available at time of term), 
  • Educational Allowance (for those that qualify),
  • Reimbursement of your Registered Nurse Licensing with Yukon Registered Nurses Association, and
  • Eligible for extended health and dental on longer term positions.

As a multidisciplinary team member the incumbent provides nursing care for patients through the administration and implementation of medical investigation and therapeutic programs.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Knowledge of general practices, procedures of professional nursing care, trends and developments in the nursing field.
  • Ability to develop and implement nursing care plans, to provide professional nursing care in a cross cultural environment, and to instruct patients and their families in health and rehabilitation practices,
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary team approach,
  • Demonstrates initiative and good judgment,
  • Excellent problem solving skills,
  • Ability to teach nursing practices and other relevant skills,
  • Good leadership skills,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills,
  • Computer literacy skills,

Knowledge and Skills acquired through
Diploma/Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing; Acute care nursing experience in medical and/or surgical (1 year); Continuing education/experience in appropriate specialties such as:
Operating Room - Emergency Room – Maternity – ICU – Pediatrics – Psychiatric

Requirements
A degree/diploma in Nursing from a Canadian university/school of nursing or a recognized equivalent; Current Registration or ability to get Yukon Registered Nurses Association; minimum of one year experience in one of the specialty areas indicated, Current CPR certification; Valid Yukon Drivers license (Watson Lake Hospital only); Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

 

Note:
Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa or be a Canadian Citizen.

How to Apply:
Send resume indicating availability and length of term desired to:

Please send your resume to wghjobs@wgh.yk.ca