Licensed Practical Nurse x2

Department: 
Surgical Services
Location: 
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
2022-370-371
Closing Date:
Wednesday, July 6, 2022


Classification/Level: 
L07/PSAC Bargaining Unit
Pay Rate: 
$34.62 - $43.80
Employment Status: 
Casual On Call - 2 Positions
Monthly/weekly hours: 
No Guaranteed Hours of Work
Start Date: 
Monday, July 11, 2022

 

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 incumbent provides nursing care, within their scope for the comfort of patients. Incumbents also perform treatments, procedures to aid in supportive and curative measures for patient care and participate in the development and implementation of nursing care plans.

Knowledge and Skills 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 will 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 experience would be considered assets for this position. Experience in Minor Procedure, Cast Clinic and/or Colposcopy Nursing is preferred.

 

TO APPLY: Quoting competition #2022-370-371, please e-mail your resume by 4:00 p.m. July 6, 2022 to: careers@yukonhospitals.ca

 

For more information, contact recruitment at careers@yukonhospitals.ca or 867-393-9000 ext. 8347

Visit whitehorse.ca and yukon.ca for more information on Whitehorse and living in the Yukon!

 

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. 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: June 22, 2022

Last Updated:Wed, 06/22/2022 - 12:30