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Licensed Practical Nurse X2 – Surgical Services

Surgical Services
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.
Closing Date
Competition open until filled
L07 (PSAC Bargaining Unit)
Pay Rate
$34.62 - $43.80
Employment Status
Casual on call
Start Date
Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Are you looking to be part of an exceptional and passionate health care team in one of Canada’s most spectacular natural environments with vast and stunning wilderness at your doorstep?


Yukon Hospitals strives to cultivate an environment of passionate and engaged people with a culture that values growth, work/life balance, and wellness in helping all our people reach optimal ability. Our organization is an integrated system of hospitals: Whitehorse General Hospital (55 beds), Watson Lake Community Hospital (6 beds) and Dawson City Community Hospital (6 beds).


Under the supervision of the Clinical Care Manager/Clinical Nurse Leader, and as a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care within their scope for the comfort of patients. Incumbents also perform treatments and procedures to aid in supportive and curative measures for patient care and participate in the development and implementation of nursing care plans.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          


Knowledge, skills and abilities required:


· Knowledge of established practices and procedures of    professional nursing care;

· Knowledge of trends and developments in the nursing field;

· Ability to develop and implement nursing care plans;

· Ability to communicate orally and in writing;

· Effective interpersonal skills;


· 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 applicant should have certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Yukon Territory through Consumer and Corporate Affairs and current C.P.R. Certification with a minimum of 6 months nursing experience related to assigned department/unit. Continuing education in specialty areas (example: Pediatric, Mental Health, Wound Care, Palliative Care In‑services) and Meditech Expanse experience would be considered assets for this position.


TO APPLY: quote competition #2023-038-039 and email your resume to  


For more information, contact recruitment at

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Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve.  When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application.  Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have.  All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203. 


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 eligible to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.


Posting Date: January 12, 2023/Open until filled