Registered Nurse - Operating Room - Whitehorse General Hospital

Operating Room
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, July 26, 2019
Pay Rate: 
$39.07 to $52.18
Employment Status: 
Regular Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 
75 bi-weekly
Start Date: 
Monday, July 29, 2019


Competition #2019-281 (Anticipatory)


Registered Nurse – Operating Room – Whitehorse General Hospital

 (PIPSC Bargaining Unit)


Regular Full Time – 75 hours bi-weekly


This position is at the L09 level with an hourly pay range of $39.07 to $52.18


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 wellbeing; 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;

  • 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; and

  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.


The successful candidate is required to have a Diploma/Baccalaureate degree in Nursing; be currently registered or eligible for registration 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.


Please Note: 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.


Quoting competition #2019-281 email your resume by 4.00 p.m. July 26, 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, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.  We thank all those who apply and advise that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Posting Date: July 12, 2019

Last Updated:Fri, 07/12/2019 - 22:04