Full Time | Whitehorse, TY
Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Bilingual Health Centre
Location: Whitehorse, YT
Salary: $113,680 – $132,086 per annum
Closing date: October 27, 2023
This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of the Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service.
For more information on the hiring preference, visit http://www.yukon.ca/hiring-preference.
AMENDMENT – This has been changed to an until-filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time 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 competition will be used to fill one permanent, full-time position, working 75 hours bi-weekly, as well as any Term, AOC and Casual positions that come up during the life of the Eligibility List. We understand the need for work-life balance and can accommodate flexible hours and part-time work.
We believe that nurses play a critical role in our health care system, and we offer a signing bonus of $7,500 for Nurse Practitioners. In addition to our signing bonus, we pay a market adjustment allowance of up to $12,000. We also offer reimbursement of exam fees for new nursing graduates and yearly reimbursement for licensing fees.
Relocation: Relocation is offered for this position in accordance with the Interview and Relocation Expense Directive
This position functions in a collaborative practice model as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive primary health care services to the Constellation Health Centre clients/patients.
Reporting to the Manager of the Constellation Health Clinic, this position involves working closely with health and social care providers located within the Constellation Health Centre as well as those practising in the broader community, including physicians, registered nurses, medical office assistants and other social and allied health professionals.
This competition will be used to also staff the Walk-In Clinic. The Whitehorse Walk-In Clinic is a medical facility that accepts patients on a walk-in basis for medical treatment of non-urgent conditions. Nurse Practitioners at the clinic will work autonomously to diagnose, order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and perform treatments for clients experiencing a variety of concerns. Reporting to the Manager of the Walk-In Clinic, they will be part of a multidisciplinary team that includes social workers, licensed practical nurses, medical office assistants and Physicians. We are looking for Nurse Practitioners interested in providing a diverse range of primary health care in a health clinic setting.
To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have experience working in a health clinic setting, liaising with key partners to provide holistic, accessible and equitable care for clients/patients while contributing to an environment that is inclusive, non-discriminatory, and physically, psychologically and culturally safe.
For more information about this position, please contact Melissa Laluk, Manager, Constellation Health Centre, Health and Social Services, at Melissa.Laluk@yukon.ca
For information about applying, contact Leah Berman, Human Resources Consultant, at Leah.Berman@yukon.ca
Please note that we will not accept any resumes via email.
Note: English is the administrative language of work in the Government of Yukon; therefore, your resume must be submitted in English.
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Please note, selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
• Either registered or eligible to be registered as a Nurse Practitioner in good standing with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association
• Recently applied knowledge of nursing theory, practices and techniques
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
• Ability to operate across multiple levels of care and within a transdisciplinary environment
• Oral and written communication skills
• Organizational skills
• Critical thinking, relationship-building and conflict management skills
• Ability to provide leadership, coaching and training to members of the team
• Experience working with a diverse population
• Knowledge of the Yukon government’s Putting People First report is an asset
Conditions of Employment:
• TB screening
• Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance
• Valid CPR Level C
• WHMIS 2015 (completed within one month of hire)
• Current registration in good standing with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association
• May be required to participate in an after-hours schedule to support clinic services outside of regular business hours
• A willingness to engage in, or improve upon, existing French Language skills and development
Learn more about us!
We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. 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.
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Please Note: Although the job description states the position is bilingual, this posting is for a non-bilingual Nurse Practitioner
How to Apply
To apply for the position of Nurse Practitioner, and for full details on the requirements of the role, please visit: https://yukon.ca/en/employment.
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