Nurse In Charge

Nurse In Charge


Job Position: Nurse In Charge

Company: Government of Yukon

Expected salary: $117213 – 136071 per year

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Nurse In Charge Job Details:


This posting is to hire a full-time permanent Nurse-in-Charge at Whitehorse Health Center, working 75 hours bi-weekly.

It will establish a 12-month eligibility list which will be used for future identical or similar vacancies.

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

Our team:

Community Nursing is committed to providing excellent, accessible, and affordable services that assist individuals, families, and communities in reaching their full potential. As the Nurse-in-Charge, you will be responsible for efficiently and effectively operating the Whitehorse Health Centre to ensure the delivery of quality Public Health programs and services to clients in the Whitehorse area.

The Nurse-in-Charge is also responsible for managing human resources at and its satellite clinic, to achieve unit goals and deliver quality programs. We seek an enthusiastic and innovative leader with excellent communication skills to join us. We are committed to maintaining a respectful workplace where everyone is valued.

Our philosophy:

Community Nursing is committed to helping communities, families and individuals achieve and maintain the best possible health.

We believe that nurses play a critical role in our healthcare system.

Your benefits

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

  • Because we believe health care positions play a critical role in the lives of Yukoners, we also offer:
  • yearly reimbursement for licensing fees.
  • As an 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


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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Important application and job requirements

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.

  • Baccalaureate in Nursing;
  • Current registration in good standing with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory body;
  • Significant immunization experience in a community health nursing role;
  • Recent substantial experience in community public heath nursing;
  • Recent experience in a supervisory role leading teams in a health care setting;
  • Experience in rural/northern outpost locations would be considered an asset; and,
  • Experience in supervising/managing the delivery of community health/public health programs considered an asset.

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Desired knowledge, skills and suitability

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

  • Strong knowledge in community health programs;
  • Strong supervisory skills;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, organization and flexibility;
  • Ability to lead, instruct, and counsel; and,
  • Clear understanding of confidentiality and privacy.

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Conditions of employment

You must meet the following conditions before being hired, or within the time frame noted.

  • TB risk Screening,
  • Security Clearance with vulnerable sector,
  • Valid Driver’s License,
  • BScN degree,
  • Current Yukon RN registration in good standing,
  • Current CPR HCP

Job requirements

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

  • Occasional extended hours into evenings, on weekends and/ statutory holidays,
  • regular exposure to infectious agents,
  • willingness and ability to travel by road and air,
  • lifting up to 15kg.

Learn more

For more information on applying on a Yukon Government job, please .

For more information about this position, please contact Jane Boutette, Assistant Director of Community Nursing at or Cecilia Fraser, A/Manager, Community Nursing at
For more information on the recruitment process, please contact Jaime Strachan, Human Resources Consultant at
For help on creating your E-recruitment profile, email or phone 867-667-9453.

Please do not email your resume to the email addresses above; resumes may only be accepted through the job ad in E-Recruitment.

Eligibility List

12 months

Post Date

4 March 2024

Close Date

22 March 2024

Job Description

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