Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

Full Time | Whitehorse, YT


Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services
Location: Whitehorse, YT
Requisition: #46832

Salary: $113,680 – $132,086 per annum

Closing date: Open Until Filled

This competition will be used to fill one permanent 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. We offer the option to do a compressed work week, four 10-hour shifts per week, and we may consider other flexible work arrangements such as part-time. Please contact us if you are interested in casual, AOC or part-time work.

Relocation: Relocation is offered for this position in accordance with the Interview and Relocation Expense Directive
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 Seema Sohail, Clinic Manager, Health and Social Services, at

For information about applying, contact Leah Berman, Human Resources Consultant, at

For assistance on how to apply to this posting, please contact E-Recruitment Client Support at (867) 667-9453 or

Please Note: English is the administrative language of work in the Government of Yukon; therefore, your resume must be submitted in English. Additionally, we will not accept any resumes via email.

Essential Qualifications:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications listed below; specifically, how your work experiences and related duties align with these essential qualifications. Note that selection for further consideration will be based on the information you provide in your resume, including the use of YG’s “month/year – month/year” formatting standard.

• Either registration, or eligibility for registration, 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

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