Licensed Practical Nurse


Licensed Practical Nurse

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Job Position: Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Government of Yukon

Expected salary: $89680 – 103885 per year

Location: Dawson City, YT

Licensed Practical Nurse Job Details:

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This is a until -filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time after 10 business days with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

This posting will be used to fill one (1) permanent full-time position. This vacancy is with Continuing Care at Alexander Lodge in Dawson City. This posting will also be used to fill permanent and term positions that may arise in the care home and will establish a 12-month eligibility list.

The job is based in the thriving and diverse city of Dawson in the beautiful .

Alexander McDonald Lodge- Dawson City, YT

15 room long-term care home that provides;

Intermediate care

Respite care

Who we are

The Government of Yukon’s Continuing Care division is known for its exceptional standards, providing clients with the highest level of care and a healthy workplace for staff. The services offered are among the best in Canada, and the Yukon’s long-term care homes ranked second in recent report issued by the National Institute on ageing. Continuing Care’s mission is to provide comprehensive care and services, including long-term care, home care, and regional therapy services, to the People of the Yukon.

Our philosophy: “We are a community that respects and promotes dignity, individual freedom, choice, and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living. We continually strive to create a feeling of home and belonging for all who live here by being responsive to the uniqueness of each resident.

Long Term Care provide resident-centered care in a way that creates a feeling of home and belonging for all who live in Yukon Continuing Care homes through responsiveness to the uniqueness of each resident.

This Opportunity

If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse who is passionate about working in a team-oriented environment and using evidence-based practices to improve the health and wellbeing of clients and residents, we would like to invite you to join us in Continuing Care. Our program offers a diverse and fulfilling work experience that is both challenging and rewarding.

For more information about this job, or Dawson City, please contact Alana Murray at

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Erica Couch, HR consultant at

Your Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer many additional financial and non-financial benefits.

  • Because we believe health care plays a critical role in the lives of Yukoners, we also offer:
  • reimbursement of exam fees for new position graduates; and
  • yearly reimbursement for licencing fees.
  • As added benefit, nurses, nurse practitioners and LPNs who work and live in the Yukon may be eligible for increased student loan forgiveness. Check out the details

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Your career, your home, your lifestyle

We are the Yukon Public Service. Everyday we come together to serve the people who live here and make a difference in so many ways. 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 up in a spectacular natural environment.

As a part of our team, your achievements and enjoyment in both your work and personal life will be valued as you explore the many opportunities in the Yukon, and the Government of Yukon, has to offer.

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Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications below. Selections for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Eligible for registration as a licensed practical nurse
  • Recently applied knowledge of nursing theory, practices and techniques
  • Experience gained in a long-term care environment would be considered an asset.

Desired Skills and Suitability:

If selected for an interview, candidates should have, and may be assessed on, the following:

  • Ability to provide professional care for residents by promoting their physical emotional, and spiritual wellbeing;
  • Ability to provide leadership, coaching and training to members of the team;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills;
  • Excellent critical thinking, relationship building, and conflict management skills; and
  • Ability to operate across multiple levels of care and within a transdisciplinary environment.

Additional information:

Conditions of employment: TB screening, RCMP vulnerable sector check with security clearance, CPR C AED, Food safe (completed within the last 2 years), WHIMIS 2015 and Yukon LPN registration with medication administration upon hire.

Job requirements: Shift work, exposure to plants and/or flowers and/or second-hand smoke when supervising residents/clients; Exposure to animals, heavy lifting 50lbs and over; bending and exposure to latex products.

Eligibility List

12 months

Post Date

7 March 2024

Close Date

7 June 2024

Job Description

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Licensed Practical Nurse Apply Now!

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