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Government of Northwest Territories

Registered Nurse - Pediatrics

Canada-Northwest Territories-Yellowknife


Company Information

Government of Northewst Territories

Job Description

                                                                  Registered Nurse – Pediatrics (JO #14329)

                                                        One (1) Year Term (Fulltime) Registered Nurse Pediatrics

                                        Northwest Territories Health and Social Services – Stanton Territorial Hospital

Yellowknife, NT


This position is located in the City of Yellowknife, situated on the Northern shore of Great Slave Lake; Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The population of Yellowknife is 20,000. This multi-cultural community is welcoming and the wilderness is your backyard. All the big city amenities are available without the big city issues. There are year round outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, golf, boating and canoeing, and a wide variety of individual and team sports. The City of Yellowknife and businesses maintain fantastic recreational facilities for residents, including a 240 metre indoor track, a pool, three skating rinks, an indoor soccer field and an abundance of walking trails. The city is also home to a vibrant arts and theatre community. After moving here, Yellowknife quickly becomes a place you call home. For more information about the community please visit


The Stanton Territorial Hospital (STH) is offering challenging nursing work and work life balance. STH is a 100 in-patient bed accredited facility in Yellowknife, and is a referral center for approximately 37,000 regional residents of the Western Arctic and Kitikmeot Region.  For more information please visit

Located within Stanton Territorial Hospital and reporting directly to the Clinical Coordinator, Pediatrics (CC) the Registered Nurse is responsible to provide nursing care to patients of the Pediatric Unit in accordance with established standards of nursing practice and the philosophy and objectives of the STH to ensure that the patients' physical, emotional psycho-social, spiritual and educational needs are met.

This level of knowledge is commonly acquired through the successful completion of a Nursing Degree.

The salary range for this position is from $44.75 per hour to $53.44 per hour (approximately $87,263 - $104,208.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.  A comprehensive benefits package includes:

-        Participation in the Federal Public Service Superannuation Plan

-        Mandatory Leave With Pay – a 5 day period you are required take 5 days off with pay (anytime within fiscal year)

-        16.5 days of annual vacation leave to start

Pay Increases, Performance Incentives, Health, Dental, Relocation expenses, Northern Living Allowance, Winter Bonus days, Special and Sick leave

Other Opportunity:

Indeterminate Relief Registered Nurse Pediatrics – Relief position where there are no established hours of work on a daily, weekly or monthly basis and may be required to report to work on an as and when required basis for facilities where services operate on a daily basis throughout the entire year.  Relief employees shall earn sixteen (16%) of base salary as supplementary compensation in lieu of earning vacation, sick leave, special leave and mandatory leave.


Closing Date: June 2, 2017                                                                           Apply online:

Contact Information

Government of Northwest Territories
Posting Date: 04-May-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time $87,263 - $104,208/yr 1 ASAP
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