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Registered Nurse Mentorship Opportunity

Watson Lake Community Hospital/Emergency
Watson Lake Community Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date:
Competition open until filled.

PIPSC Bargaining Unit
Start Date: 
Lundi, avril 26, 2021


We are providing a professional development opportunity for 2 Registered Nurses to train as a Community Hospital Acute Care/ ED Nurse. This exciting opportunity is open to RNs with or without Acute Care hospital experience.


It is expected that with a minimum of 1 year acute care nursing experience, the successful applicant will immediately enroll in an accredited Emergency Nursing course/program in Canada upon hire.


If the successful applicant requires Acute Care hospital mentorship, they must complete a paid 4 week full time mentorship at Whitehorse General Hospital prior to commencing work at the Community Hospital. Following this, the staff nurse would need to enroll in an accredited Emergency Nursing course/program in Canada.


Upon successful completion of the above noted training and mentorship if applicable, the incumbent will be appointed to regular full-time Registered Nurse Position in the Community Hospital.


In addition, the successful candidate must be prepared to:

  • Arrange and complete all off site practicums as per the Emergency Nursing Program requirements;

  • Complete a 4 week ED mentorship at Whitehorse General Hospital following program completion


The successful candidate is required to have a Diploma or Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, be currently registered with Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) and have current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R) certification.  As well, applicants must have a minimum of 1 year nursing experience to be considered for this opportunity. 


NOTE:  All costs associated with this training opportunity (i.e., tuition, text books, rented accommodation, and travel expenses to and from the Community) will be fully paid by Yukon Hospital Corporation.  A return of service commitment in the respective Community Hospital from the successful candidate will be required. This opportunity is governed by PIPSC CA article F-7:  Education and Professional Development.  As well, this mentorship opportunity is excluded from Article E-2, however, YHC is committed to using a competitive process to determine the best suitable candidates for these opportunities.


Quoting competition #2021-201-202, e-mail your resume to: wghjobs@wgh.yk.ca


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 IWI@wgh.yk.ca 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. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status (Permanent Resident), Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.


Posting Date: April 21, 2021/Open Until Filled

Last Updated:ven, 07/05/2021 - 16:49