Licensed Practical Nurse x 4

West Unit - Medical/ Pediatrics
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date:
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Pay Rate: 
$32.86 to 41.58
Employment Status: 
Casual on call - 4 positions
Start Date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Competition #2019-373-376



Licensed Practical Nurse x 4 Positions - Whitehorse General Hospital

(PSAC Bargaining Unit)



Casual on Call x 4 Positions


This position is at the L07 level with an hourly pay range of $32.86 to $41.58


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


The following are knowledge and skills required for this position:


  • 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 will have certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Yukon Territory (Certification training takes 2 years) 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) & Meditech experience are desired.


Please note: Preference will be given to candidates with experience in acute care.


Quoting competition #2019-373-376, e-mail your resume by 4.00 pm. September 24, 2019 to:


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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. 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: September 10, 2019

Last Updated:Fri, 09/13/2019 - 18:51