Registered Nurse - Secure Medical Unit

Secure Medical Unit
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date:
Competition open until filled.

PIPSC Level 09
Pay Rate: 
$39.07 to $52.18
Employment Status: 
Regular Full Time Position
Monthly/weekly hours: 
75 hours bi-weekly
Start Date: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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 for this position are as follows:

  • 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 tocommunicate orally and in writing; and

  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.


    The successful candidate is required to have a Diploma/Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, a minimum of one (1) year nursing experience related to the assigned specialty area (s) or specific online course completion for the specialty area (s), be currently registered with Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) and have current C.P.R certification.


Note: Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of 1 year of Mental Health nursing experience.


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 # 2019-332, e-mail your resume to:


People Services and Culture

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: August 14, 2019

Last Updated:Thu, 01/09/2020 - 22:28