Registered Nurse - Maternity Unit

Competition #2019-117


Registered Nurse – East Unit Maternity – Whitehorse General Hospital

 (PIPSC Bargaining Unit)


Term Full Time position –75 hours bi-weekly

May 1, 2019 to October 1, 2019


This position is at the L09 level with an hourly pay range of $39.07 - $52.18

As a multidisciplinary team member, the incumbent provides nursing care for patients through the administration and implementation of medical investigation and therapeutic programs through the application of knowledge of general nursing, physical health, and psycho-social well being; provides organization, direction, supervision and collaboration in the planning and implementation of nursing best practices.


Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Knowledge of established practices and procedures of professional nursing care;
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in the nursing field;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Initiative, good judgment and reliability;
  • Advocacy and assertiveness skills;
  • Basic computer literacy;
  • Ability to teach nursing practices and other relevant clinical skills;
  • Ability to develop and implement nursing care/treatment/discharge plans;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing; and
  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.


The successful candidate is required to have a Diploma/Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, a minimum of 1 year nursing experience related to the assigned specialty area (s) or specific online course completion for the specialty area(s); be currently registered or able to be licensed with Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) and have current C.P.R certification.  A minimum of one year recent Maternity experience is required for this position. NRP and EFM certification would be considered an asset for this position.  


Please Note: Internal employees only: This job posting will be utilized to create two Eligibility Lists – one for regular (full-time and part-time) and one for term positions. Qualified employees who wish to be included on either or both of the Eligibility Lists must apply for the job posting in order to be interviewed for the purpose of being ranked on the Eligibility Lists.


A relocation allowance and a signing bonus may be included with this offer.


Quoting competition #2019-117, please e-mail your resume by 4.00 p.m. April 2, 2019 to:  


People Services & Culture

Yukon Hospital Corporation




Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.  We thank all those who apply and advise that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted


Posting Date: March 19, 2019