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Registered Nurse & Health Program Instructor

Nursing Administration
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.
Closing Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Position Description is currently under review PIPSC Bargaining Unit / L09
Pay Rate
hourly pay range of $41.15 - $54.97
Employment Status
4 terms available, some flexibility on type - Term Full Time – 1.0 FTE / Term Part Time – 0.75 FTE
Monthly/weekly hours
75 Hour Bi-Weekly or 56 Hour Bi-weekly
Start Date
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
End Date
Friday, June 30, 2023

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of a passionate health care team, with an opportunity to grow and develop as a University Instructor?


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. In keeping with this theme, we have partnered with Yukon University to provide employment opportunities where the successful applicant maintains a role in providing acute care services, as well as a role as an Instructor providing theoretical lessons and supervising clinical placements.


As a multidisciplinary team member, the incumbent provides nursing care for patients through the administration and implementation of medical investigation and therapeutic programs through the application of knowledge of general nursing, physical health, and psycho-social well-being; provides organization, direction, supervision and collaboration in the planning and implementation of nursing best practices, including curriculum development and evaluation.


Knowledge, skills and abilities required:


  • Knowledge of established practices and procedures of professional nursing care
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in the nursing field
  • Initiative, good judgment and reliability
  • Advocacy and assertiveness skills
  • Knowledge of instructional techniques, practices, and strategies in adult education including the use of distance learning methodologies
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Ability to teach nursing practices and other relevant clinical skills
  • Ability to develop and implement nursing care/treatment/discharge plans
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity, commitment to incorporate Indigenous knowledge
  • Effective interpersonal skills


The successful candidate is required to have a Baccalaureate (ideally Master’s) Degree in Nursing, a minimum of (1) one year nursing experience; be currently registered or able to be licensed with Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) and have current C.P.R certification. Valid teaching certificate, instructor’s certification, or willingness to obtain same are desired.


TO APPLY: Quoting competition 2022-584-587, please e-mail your resume by 4:00 p.m. December 13, 2022 to:


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


Posting Date: November 29, 2022