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Registered Nurse - Operating Room

Surgical Services
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date:
Competition open until filled.

Pay Rate: 
$39.07 To $52.18
Employment Status: 
Regular Full-Time x 4 Positions
Monthly/weekly hours: 
75 Hour Bi-Weekly

Competition #2020-045-048


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 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/treatment/discharge plans;

  • Ability tocommunicate orally and in writing;

  • Effective interpersonal skills;

  • Initiative, good judgment and reliability;

  • Cross-cultural awareness;

  • Advocacy and assertiveness skills;

  • Ability to teach nursing practices and other relevant clinical skills;

  • Basic computer literacy.


    The successful candidate is required to have a Diploma/Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, be currently registered with Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) and have current C.P.R certification. Postgraduate certification in Perioperative nursing and ALCS certification would be considerable assets for this position.  A minimum of one year recent Operating Room/Perioperative experience is required for this position.


    Quoting competition #2020-045-048 in the subject line, email your resume to:


    People Services and Culture

    Whitehorse General Hospital



    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: February 27, 2020

Last Updated:Thu, 02/27/2020 - 21:43