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Registered Nurse - WLCH

Medical - Watson Lake
Watson Lake Community Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date:
Competition open until filled.

Pay Rate: 
$40.45 to $54.02
Employment Status: 
Term Full Time Position
Monthly/weekly hours: 
75 hours bi-weekly
Start Date: 
Monday, July 13, 2020


(Term is June 21, 2020 to June 20, 2021

Reporting to the Director of Patient Care and Experience, the Registered Nurse administers and implements the medical and therapeutic programs ordered by the physician. As well the RN develops, and implements individualized nursing care plans. As a team member, through the provision of treatment services and health education, the incumbent fosters an environment in which clients can achieve and maintain optimal health. Duties include: providing inpatient and outpatient/emergency care for the patient; assisting with planning; implementing and evaluating a comprehensive family service; and performing other related duties which contribute to the optimal functioning of the unit.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of general 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 provide professional nursing care in a cross cultural environment;

  • Ability to instruct patients and their families in health and rehabilitation practices;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Commitment to interdisciplinary team approach;

  • Demonstrates initiative and good judgment;

  • Excellent problem solving skills;

  • Ability to teach nursing practices and other relevant skills;

  • Good leadership skills;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;

  • Computer literacy skills;

  • Commitment to lifelong learning.

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.  Certification in A.C.L.S., N.R.P, and T.N.C.C would be desirable.

Quoting competition #2020-279 in the subject line, e-mail your resume to:

People Services & 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: June 25, 2020 / Open until Filled

Last Updated:Tue, 03/30/2021 - 18:18