Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse


Job Position: Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Government of Yukon

Expected salary: $89680 – 103885 per year

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Licensed Practical Nurse Job Details:


This posting will be used to fill up to three (3) permanent full-time positions working 80 bi-weekly, and one (1) permanent part-time position working 40 hours biweekly. It will establish a 12-month eligibility list which may be used to fill similar positions.

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

Withdrawal Management Services is committed to providing trauma-informed medical assistance in withdrawal for clients looking for support with substance use. We employ a trauma informed delivery practice, with an emphasis on ethical, respectful, and dignified client services. Withdrawal Management Services supports clients through both medical interventions and psycho-social supports; this position also provides care to clients to help them meet their physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs.

Who we are looking for

Withdrawal Management Services is a changing, dynamic program which promotes team-decision making at the heart of all client care. LPN’s working in withdrawal management will get to work with social workers, support staff, nurse practitioners, physicians and most importantly, with clients, to help support clients to reduce the harm caused by their relationship with substances.

  • For more information on this job, please contact Amy Cooper, Manager of Intensive and Integrated Services for Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services at 867-689-4562 or
  • For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Jaime Strachan, HR Consultant at 867-332-5768 or

Your benefits

  • Because we believe health care positions play 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.


Your career, your home, your lifestyle

We are the Yukon public service. Every day, 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 in a spectacular natural environment.

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

  • Recent experience in a nursing role working in a team-care model to provide health care services
  • Recent experience working with clients experiencing issues with substance use or mental health OR similar experience combined with recent education/training on mental health assessment, psychiatric nursing, and therapeutic interventions

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Desired knowledge, skills and suitability

n, the following:

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Ability to balance competing demands from clients and colleagues
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent critical thinking, relationship building, and conflict management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the complexities of substance use and mental health
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma informed care and harm reduction approaches

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Conditions of employment

  • Current Yukon LPN certification
  • CPR level HCP within the last two years
  • Current TB screening
  • Current Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance
  • WHMIS 2015 within one month of hire

Job requirements

This job requires you to perform, and/or be exposed to, the following:

  • Shift work, rotating 12 hour shifts (days, nights and weekends)
  • Heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Exposure to second hand smoke

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or phone 867-667-9453.

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Eligibility List

12 months

Post Date

15 March 2024

Close Date

9 April 2024

Job Description

How to Apply?

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