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Community Health Nurse Whitehorse

Government of Yukon

Government of Yukon Whitehorse Canada

1 month ago

Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Whitehorse Health Centre

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Requisition: #42718

Salary: $85,241 - $98,915 per annum

Closing date: May 23, 2023

This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of the Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service.

For more information on the hiring preference, visit

This competition is to hire full-time, permanent Community Health Nurses, working 75 hours bi-weekly, at the Whitehorse Health Centre; an eligibility list will be used for future identical or similar vacancies within the Whitehorse Health Centre.

Community Nursing is committed to excellence in providing a range of accessible, affordable services that assist individuals, families, and... communities to reach their full potential. As a Community Health Nurse (CHN), you will focus on preventative health strategies to promote the health and wellbeing of our community members. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, innovative leaders with excellent communication skills. We are committed to a respectful workplace where everyone is valued.

Reporting to the Nurse in Charge, you will deliver preventative services in the form of screening, assessment, immunization, education/consultation, and health counselling to individuals and groups. Working as a CHN, you will be part of a team that constantly strives to improve services to the Yukon people.

For more information about this position, please contact Jane Boutette, Assistant Director of Community Nursing, at [email protected]

For more information about the staffing process, please contact Lovejoy Fulton, Human Resources Manager, at [email protected]

For help on how to apply to this competition, please visit our website or, if you have questions about creating your e-recruitment profile, email [email protected] or phone 867-667-9453.

Please do not email resumes to the email addresses above; resumes may only be accepted through E-recruitment; Link to create your account to apply here

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Essential Qualifications:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. Ensure a month/year to month/year format is used for each work experience so that we can properly screen your resumes. For additional information on how to apply and a sample, please visit: here.

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• Baccalaureate in Nursing.
• Current registration in good standing with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory authority.
• Recent experience in public health nursing or a related field with emphasis on breastfeeding education, immunization, health protection, illness prevention, health promotion and community development.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
• Strong knowledge in community health programs.
• Strong knowledge in immunization delivery.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and organization skills, and flexibility.
• Ability to work independently & within a diverse team.
• Ability to lead, instruct and counsel.
• Clear understanding of confidentiality.
• Knowledge of breastfeeding best practices is considered an asset.

Conditions of Employment: TB Risk Screening; Security Clearance with vulnerable sector; Valid Driver’s Licence; BScN; current Yukon RN registration in good standing; Current CPR-HCP.

Job Requirements: Regular exposure to infectious agents; frequent driving; occasional lifting and moving of clients and equipment; visiting clients in their homes. Ability to travel within the Yukon up to 20%.

Learn more about us!

We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

To learn more about what the Yukon has to offer, check out these links:

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How to Apply

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