Registered Nurse - Mental Health

Department: 
Secure Medical Unit
Location: 
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
2021-550
Closing Date:
Competition open until filled.


Classification/Level: 
L09/PIPSC Bargaining Unit
Pay Rate: 
$41.15 -$54.97
Employment Status: 
Regualr Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 
75 hours bi-weekly
Start Date: 
Friday, September 10, 2021

 

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).

 

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.

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Knowledge of established practices and procedures of professional nursing care;
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in the nursing field;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Initiative, good judgment and reliability;
  • Advocacy and assertiveness skills;
  • 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 orally and in writing;
  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.

 

The successful candidate is required to have a Diploma/Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, a minimum of (1) one year nursing experience or specific online course completion for mental health; be currently registered or able to be licensed with Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) and have current C.P.R certification. Experience in mental health would be considered an asset.

 

Incentives

  • Yukon Bonus
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Generous Vacation Time
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Loan Forgiveness Programs offered through the Federal government

 

Internal employees only: This job posting will be utilized to create two Eligibility Lists – one for regular (full-time and part-time) and one for term positions. Qualified employees who wish to be included on either or both of the Eligibility Lists must apply for the job posting in order to be interviewed for the purpose of being ranked on the Eligibility Lists.

 

TO APPLY: Quoting competition #2021-550, please e-mail your resume to: careers@yukonhospitals.ca

 

For more information, contact recruitment at careers@yukonhospitals.ca or 867-393-8675

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. 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.

Last Updated:Mon, 05/09/2022 - 16:25