Registered Nurse

  • Yukon Hospital Corporation
  • Yukon
  • Jun 22, 2022

Job Description

Registered Nurse – Dawson City Community Hospital

Competition #2022-267 (PIPSC Bargaining Unit)

Term Full Time position - May 15, 2022 – October 29, 2022

This position is at the L09 level with an hourly pay range of $41.15 - $54.97

Are you looking to be part of an exceptional and passionate health care team in one of Canada’s most spectacular natural environments with vast and stunning wilderness at your doorstep?

Yukon Hospitals strives to cultivate an environment of passionate and engaged people with a culture that values growth, work/life balance, and wellness in helping all our people reach optimal ability. Our organization is an integrated system of hospitals: Whitehorse General Hospital (55 beds), Watson Lake Community Hospital (6 beds) and Dawson City Community Hospital (6 beds).

Reporting to the Operations Leader, the Registered Nurse administers and implements the medical and therapeutic programs ordered by the physician. As well the RN provides emergency care for stabilization of multiple trauma or critically ill medical/obstetrical patients until medical evacuation can be arranged; 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, skills and abilities 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 skillsBasic 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
  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity

The successful candidate should have a Diploma/Baccalaureate degree in Nursing; be currently registered with Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA); and have current C.P.R certification, a valid Yukon Driver’s License and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate. Certification in A.C.L.S., N.R.P, and T.N.C.C would be desirable. A minimum of (2) two – (3) three years of experience in acute care nursing is required for this position. Emergency Nursing experience would be considered an asset.


  • Yukon Bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Relocation Allowance

TO APPLY: quote competition #2022-267 and email your resume to by 4:00 pm July 6, 2022

For more information, contact recruitment at or 867-393-8675

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Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve. When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application. Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have. All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203.

Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

Posting Date: June 22, 2022

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