Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse


Job Position: Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Government of Yukon

Expected salary:

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Licensed Practical Nurse Job Details:


We have 10 Auxiliary On Call vacancies to fill
New graduate Licenced Practical Nurses are encouraged to apply!
These vacancies are with Continuing Care at Copper Ridge Place, Whistlebend Place, and Thomson Centre.
This posting will create an eligibility list that will be used for future permanent and term vacancies in the next 12 months.
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 facilities through responsiveness to the uniqueness of each Resident. The Registered Nurse uses evidence-based practices, partnerships and innovation.
Wind River Palliative Care/Hospice provides residents with modern facilities, resources and all the support that comes from a highly collaborative teamwork environment. Wind River Hospice House is looking for LPNs to join our health care team providing high quality end-of-life care to Yukoners and their families. Hospice care accepts death as an inevitable part of living and respects a person’s right to die with grace and dignity. Wind River Hospice House is located at Whistle Bend Place long-term care home in Whitehorse. It provides 24-hour end-of-life care to Yukoners in a home-like setting. Wind River Hospice House has 8 beds for stays of approximately 3 months or less, and 4 beds for short respite stays of 2-4 weeks focusing on providing a safe environment that places value on quality of life and comfort.
For more information on this job, please Vanessa Leonard, A/Resident Care Manager at 867-393-7553 or
For more information about the recruitment process, Fatima Salama, HR Consultant at 867-332-8648 or
Your benefits
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.
Check out:
There are 3 long-term care homes in Whitehorse. (Click on the place and take a tour).
Copper Ridge Place – Whitehorse, YT
96-room long-term care home that provides:

  • Intermediate Care
  • Extended Care
  • Dementia Care
  • Respite Care

Thomson Centre – Whitehorse, YT
49-room long-term care home that provides:

  • Intermediate Care
  • Extended Care
  • Respite Care
  • Reablement Care

Whistle Bend Place – Whitehorse, YT
150-room long-term care home that provides:

  • Intermediate Care
  • Extended Care
  • Dementia Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Respite Care
  • Meals on Wheels Program: provides nutritious meals for pick-up or delivery to clients who live in, or within two hours of, Whitehorse.

If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse who is eager to use evidence-based practices, partnerships and innovation to create a place that our residents call home then we want to hear from you!
Important application requirements:
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
Include the month and year you started and ended a job when you list your work experience. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.
For more information on how to prepare and submit your resume visit this resource on .
Essential Qualifications:

  • Eligible for registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Recently applied knowledge of nursing theory, practices & techniques
  • Experience gained in a long term care environment would be an asset

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

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

Additional Information:
Conditions of Employment: TB screening, Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance, CPR-C-AED, Food Safe (completed within the last 2 years), WHIMIS 2015, and Yukon LPN registration with Medication Administration upon hire. A valid class 5 driving licence is required for Home Care.
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.
Learn more
or phone 867-667-9453.
Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
26 January 2024
Close Date
16 February 2024
Job Description

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