5 job(s) at PracticeNWT

PracticeNWT
Nov 25, 2021
Full time
Are you an experienced Registered Nurse, or Community Health Nurse that has always wanted to practice in rural and remote communities?  Are you looking for the next adventure in your nursing career? The Northwest Territories has many opportunities; so dip your toes in the water with a short term contract or dive right into a permanent position.  The choice is yours so apply today!  Why the Northwest Territories? Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. The opportunities available in our communities are perfect for the outdoors enthusiast looking for adventure, a healthy work/life balance, and an escape from the hustle of the big city. Behchokǫ rests upon the North Arm of Great Slave Lake, and is known for its rich history, beautiful rugged landscape and roaming wildlife.  This community is a short drive from the Capital of Yellowknife. The Beaufort-Delta Region is home to the northern-most communities in the Northwest Territories. Famous for wildlife sightings like polar bears, reindeer, muskoxen and caribou, this unique region above the tree line is simply breathtaking. Popular activities include taking a dip in the Arctic Ocean and exploring the unique landscape of the pingos. With most communities in this region accessible by road, there is a full range of essential services. The Sahtu Region is an explorer’s dream, as it is home to beautiful mountain landscapes, the famous Canol Heritage Trail and Great Bear Lake, whose deep waters make for excellent fishing. About the Work Located within the Community Health Centre and reporting directly to the Nurse in Charge (NIC), the Community Health Nurse helps to deliver community health services to the client population.  The Health Centre is the sole medical facility in the community. Community Health Services include providing non-emergency medical care; responding to medical emergencies that require decision making outside of the usual policies, procedures and standards of nursing care; and delivering nursing programs designed to promote community health and wellness.  Services may be provided within the Health Centre, community halls, schools and in a patient's home (i.e. elderly population) and are intended to promote a healthy way of life, and decrease the incidence of death and disease.  Services may be provided on an individual basis or as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Positions are currently available in Aklavik, Behchokǫ, Deline, Fort Good Hope Fort Providence, Fort Resolution, Norman Wells, Ulukhaktok, and Yellowknife. Typically these positions require a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, plus two (2) years of recent nursing experience in an acute care setting or within a northern health centre. What are the Benefits? In addition to highly competitive salaries, the Northwest Territories offers a Northern Living Allowance, health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, and outstanding leave benefits including deferred leave options. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance, along with professional development opportunities and education support. To learn more about living in the Northwest Territories, check out: https://spectacularnwt.com/ https://www.yellowknife.ca/en/index.asp https://spectacularnwt.com/destinations/western-arctic https://spectacularnwt.com/destinations/sahtu https://www.tlicho.ca/ Want to hear a first-hand account of what it’s like working in the Northwest Territories? Check out our employee profiles: https://www.practicenwt.ca/en/employee-profiles Interested in knowing a little more about practicing in the Northwest Territories? Please feel free to send us an email , visit www.PracticeNWT.ca or follow us on social media (@practicenwt) for more information on living and working in the Northwest Territories.
PracticeNWT
Nov 17, 2021
Full time
Are you an ICU Nurse looking for a change?  We offer competitive salaries, great benefits and smaller patients loads that allow for a true/work life balance. Come work as part of our team at the Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife providing essential, critical care to residents of the NWT while exploring the natural beauty of the north.  Apply today! Why the Northwest Territories? Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. The opportunities available in our communities are perfect for the outdoors enthusiast looking for adventure, a healthy work/life balance, and an escape from the hustle of the big city. Home to the Capital City of the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife is a captivating mix of city life and untamed wilderness. Fully stocked with the essential businesses and services of a southern city, Yellowknife also embraces its quirky northern roots with colourful houseboats, world famous fish shacks, and houses springing up from the rocks. About the Work The Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (RN ICU) is a member of the nursing team who provides direct nursing care to critically ill patients who are experiencing surgical/medical disorders or disease states where the outcomes are unpredictable and the patients are unstable. The RN ICU acts as a patient advocate and facilitates communication between the patient, family and other health care professionals. This will result in a holistic approach to planning, organizing, teaching, and relationship development that will best meet the needs of the patient. Located within Stanton and reporting directly to the Manager, Critical Care Services, the RN ICU is one of 15 RNs providing critical care to patients of the 4 bed Intensive Care Unit. During any and all shifts there are 3 Registered Nurses, ICU on duty that care for up to 2 critical patients at a time. Patients within the ICU are usually adults who have alterations in cardiac, respiratory or gastrointestinal systems. For the most part patients within the ICU require continual monitoring 24 hours a day. A position is currently available in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Typically this position requires the successful completion of a Nursing Degree and the completion of a Certificate in Critical Care Nursing with two years recent ICU/Critical Care experience. What are the Benefits? In addition to highly competitive salaries, the Northwest Territories offers a Northern Living Allowance ($3,700 for community), health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, and outstanding leave benefits including deferred leave options. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance, along with professional development opportunities and education support. Our graduate nurses are also typically eligible for student loan forgiveness through Canada’s Loan Forgiveness program. To find out more about living in the Northwest Territories, check out: https://yktourism.ca/                                                                                                    https://ykdene.com/                                                                                                     https://spectacularnwt.com/destinations/north-slave/city-yellowknife                Want to hear a first-hand account of what it’s like to live and work in the Northwest Territories? Check out our employee profiles: https://www.practicenwt.ca/en/employee-profiles Interested in knowing a little more about practicing in the Northwest Territories? Please feel free to send us an email , visit www.PracticeNWT.ca , or follow us on social media @practicenwt for information on living and working in the Northwest Territories.
PracticeNWT
Nov 17, 2021
Full time
Are you a Registered Nurse with ER experience looking for new practice opportunities?  Come feel the energy of the aurora in the ‘urban centre’ of the NWT while you enjoy great benefits, competitive salaries, and excellent work/life balance in a territory like no other! Apply today!  Why the Northwest Territories? Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. The opportunities available in our communities are perfect for the outdoors enthusiast looking for adventure, a healthy work/life balance, and an escape from the hustle of the big city. Home to the Capital City of the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife is a captivating mix of city life and untamed wilderness. Fully stocked with the essential businesses and services of a southern city, Yellowknife also embraces its quirky northern roots with colourful houseboats, world famous fish shacks and houses springing up from the rocks. About the Work Located within the Stanton Territorial Hospital and reporting directly to the Manager, Critical Care Services the Registered Nurse ER (RN ER) is one of fourteen Registered Nurses (RN) providing acute care to patients in the eleven bed Emergency Unit on a rotational basis including weekends within the professional standards of RNANTNU. RNs also have the rotating opportunity to be accountable as Team Leader (Responsibility Nursing) for the overall Nursing care of all patients within the Emergency department. The Registered Nurse, Emergency (RN ER) is a member of an interdisciplinary team that provides direct nursing care to patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric, non-urgent to critically ill or requiring resuscitation where the outcomes are often unpredictable and the patients may be unstable. The incumbent acts as a patient advocate and facilitates communication between the patient, family and interdisciplinary Team to ensure a holistic approach to planning, organizing, teaching, and relationship development that will best meet the needs of the patient. Several positions are currently available in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Typically these positions require completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing plus: Minimum two years of concurrent professional practice in an active Emergency Department. Equivalent experience in an active Intensive Care Unit will be considered on a case by case basis; Or;  2. Minimum of three years of concurrent professional practice on Medical or Surgical Nursing Units. Must be eligible for current registration the Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories/Nunavut, registration is mandatory for this position.  Completion of a certificate in Acute Critical Care Nursing will be considered as an advantage in both professional development pathways What are the Benefits? In addition to highly competitive salaries, the Northwest Territories offers a Northern Living Allowance ($3,700 for Yellowknife), health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, and outstanding leave benefits including deferred leave options. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance, along with professional development opportunities and education support. Our graduate nurses are also typically eligible for student loan forgiveness through Canada’s Loan Forgiveness program. To find out more about living in the Northwest Territories, check out: https://yktourism.ca/                                                                                                    https://ykdene.com/                                                                                                     https://spectacularnwt.com/destinations/north-slave/city-yellowknife                Want to hear a first-hand account of what it’s like being a Registered Nurse in the Northwest Territories?  Check out our employee profile’s page at: https://www.practicenwt.ca/en/employee-profiles Interested in knowing a little more about practicing in the Northwest Territories? Please feel free to send us an email , or visit www.PracticeNWT.ca and https://www.facebook.com/practicenwt/ for more information on living and working in the Northwest Territories.
PracticeNWT
Nov 17, 2021
Are you an Obstetrics Nurse seeking a workplace with low intervention rates, with a focus on physiologic birth that fosters an expanded scope of practice? Are you looking for truly outstanding compensation and benefits? Does working with a passionate, close-knit team of health care professionals in a hospital setting appeal to you? Then join our team in the spacious obstetrics unit in one of Canada’s newest hospitals in the city of Yellowknife. On the scenic shores of Great Slave Lake, the ‘urban’ centre of the Northwest Territories awaits with its big city amenities while still being so close to nature you can almost touch the auroras!   Why the Northwest Territories? Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. The opportunities available in our communities are perfect for the outdoors enthusiast looking for adventure, a healthy work/life balance, and an escape from the hustle of the big city. Home to the Capital City of the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife is a captivating mix of city life and untamed wilderness. Fully stocked with the essential businesses and services of a southern city, Yellowknife also embraces its quirky northern roots with colourful houseboats, world famous fish shacks, and houses springing up from the rocks. About the Work Located in Yellowknife, the Registered Nurse (RN), Obstetrics reports directly to the Manager, Maternal Child Services, and belongs to a team that provides care for low to high-risk clients of the Obstetrical Unit.    The incumbent may work in any of the following three areas during their shift: Labour and Delivery (L&D) (considered a critical care area) Nursery (preterm and unwell newborn babies, also considered a critical care area) Antenatal and postnatal combined care. The RN Obstetrics provides direct nursing care to clients and acts as a client advocate, facilitating communication between the client, family and other health care professionals. Clients within the Obstetrics unit are both ante and post-partum moms and babes (34 weeks gestation or more). Clients are also admitted to this unit for a caesarean birth and postsurgical care. The RN may be responsible for a number of clients at any given time, and independently makes day-to-day decisions regarding individual nursing care plans based on orders from the physician. The L&D Nurse performs Antenatal screening (Non Stress Test) on out-patients when required. Any client admitted to the Hospital for any reason who is above 20 weeks gestation may be admitted to Obstetrics so the incumbents provide their care as well. Several positions are currently available in Yellowknife. Typically these positions require: A Nursing Degree with at least one (1) year of experience in obstetrics; Registration with RNANT/NU; Proof of immunization in keeping with current public health practices; Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP); Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS). What are the Benefits? In addition to highly competitive salaries ($94,380 - $112,730 per year for Obstetrics RN), the Northwest Territories offers a Northern Living Allowance ($3,700 for Yellowknife), health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, and outstanding leave benefits including deferred leave options. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance, along with professional development opportunities and education support. Our graduate nurses are also typically eligible for student loan forgiveness through Canada’s Loan Forgiveness program. To find out more about living in the Northwest Territories, check out: https://spectacularnwt.com/destinations/north-slave/city-yellowknife https://extraordinaryyk.com/ https://ykonline.ca/ Want to hear a first-hand account of what it’s like being a Registered Nurse in the Northwest Territories? Check out our employee profiles page at: www.practicenwt.ca/en/employee-profiles . Interested in knowing a little more about practicing in the Northwest Territories? Please feel free to send us an email , or visit www.PracticeNWT.ca and https://www.facebook.com/practicenwt/ for more information on living and working in the Northwest Territories.