Clinical Nurse Educator

Nursing Administration
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 25, 2019
PIPSC Level 09
Pay Rate: 
$39.07 to $52.18
Employment Status: 
Regular Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 
75 hours bi-weekly
Start Date: 
Friday, February 1, 2019


Reporting to the Director, Patient Care and Experience, the incumbent is responsible for developing, coordinating and providing educational programs to maintain and improve competencies of clinical care providers. The incumbent, in collaboration with Director, Patient Care, Facility Administrators of Dawson City and Watson Lake Community Hospitals, and Clinical Care Managers is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of nursing care and nursing education. The incumbent, in collaboration with the Staff Development Coordinator, is also responsible for facilitating and coordinating mentoring of new nursing employees and preceptoring of clinical nursing students.


Knowledge and Skills required for this position are as follows:

  • Knowledge and demonstrated application of adult learning principles and practices;
  • Knowledge of present and emerging education delivery models;
  • Knowledge of established and evidence based best practices and procedures ofnursing care;
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in the nursing field;
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate an orientation/education program within a hospital, including
  • needs assessment, training techniques and course development;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of teams, groups and individuals;
  • Demonstrated ability to critically appraise practice related to nursing practice standards;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Demonstrated computer literacy
  • Demonstrated effective organization skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent presentation skills;
  • Excellent oral, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Cross-cultural awareness;
  • Advocacy and Assertiveness skills;


The successful applicant will have a Baccalaureate/Diploma in Nursing, current registration with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association, and current CPR instructor and Advanced Cardiac Support [ACLS] instructor certification, Five years clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting at a senior supervisory level and One to two years’ experience as an educator/instructor; training & development; An equivalent combination of training and/or experience may be considered.   A Master’s degree in Nursing Adult Education and Current certification in theories/principles of adult teaching and learning are desired. This position may be required to travel to Watson Lake and Dawson City


Please Note: Internal employees only: This job posting will be utilized to create two Eligibility Lists – one for regular (full-time and part-time) and one for term positions. Qualified employees who wish to be included on either or both of the Eligibility Lists must apply for the job posting in order to be interviewed for the purpose of being ranked on the Eligibility Lists.


Quoting competition # 2019-013, e-mail your resume by 4.00 p.m. January 25, 2019 to:


People Services & Culture

Yukon Hospital Corporation


Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, 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.


Posting Date: January 11, 2019

Last Updated:Fri, 01/11/2019 - 22:02