Registrar, Yukon Registered Nurses Association

Yukon Registered Nurses Association

#204 - 4133 - 4th Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1H8

Phone:  867-667-4062    Fax:  867-668-5123    Web:

Position: Registrar, Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA)

Location:  Whitehorse, Yukon

Posting closing date: Sept 27/2018

This is a Permanent position working Monday to Friday 60 hours bi-weekly (potential to increase to 70 hours biweekly as is under review)

Wage: Starting at $45.00/hour and up (depending on experience)

Must be willing to travel outside of Yukon on occasion


4 weeks annual vacation

Group Insurance - Extended Health & Dental Plan

Annual YRNA Registration and licensing fees are covered by the YRNA

Scope of position:

The Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) is the regulatory body and professional association for registered nurses and nurse practitioners in the Yukon.

The YRNA exists to ensure public protection with regard to nursing practice. The YRNA is responsible for establishing and promoting standards of practice, regulating nursing practice and for advancing nursing excellence.

Position Title:  Registrar

This position is a Leadership opportunity. The Registrar is responsible for protecting the integrity and credibility of the Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) mandate to regulate the profession and interest of the public. The Registrar administers the registration and licensure services of the Association in accordance with the Act, regulations, bylaws and policies. The Registrar is accountable for the planning, organizing, directing and controlling the registration functions at the YRNA. The registration function involves managing and directing the processes whereby the Association ensures that nurses who seek to practice nursing are competent to practice. The Registrar is an ex-officio member of the Board and is accountable to the Board for the Associations performance as per regulatory policies.

Working in partnership with the Executive Director and the Board, the Registrar provides leadership to staff, membership and the Board in the interpretation, implementation and achievement of the regulatory functions and governance policies.

 Job Specific Skills/Characteristics/Requirements

Experienced Leader – demonstrated successful track record in a management role within a complex environment with a commitment to quality and excellence.

Relationship Builder - Values relationships within, across and outside the Association. Establishes productive and respectful relationships with members, employees, government departments, and other key stakeholders.

Effective Communicator- Strong interpersonal and relationship development skills. Excellent proficiency at written, and oral communication. A team player who works collaboratively with colleagues, continually looking for what is best for the Association and its membership.

Proficient Organizational Navigator – Understands the social and political dynamics within and outside the organization. Builds and maintains partnerships, and alliances with key stakeholders to maximize resources of the organization, and ensures and enhances organizational effectiveness. Must be able to make independent decisions related to responsibilities as needed.

Skills & Qualifications:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications:

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (or significant experience)

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in progressive nursing leadership practice, education or management

Comprehensive knowledge of the nursing profession, its role in the health care system and the role of regulatory authorities

Application requirements and instructions:

You may apply for this position by forwarding your application package including cover letter and resume by:

Email your application package to:

Fax your application package to:  867-668-5123

Mail your application package to:  Attention: Operations Coordinator

                                                             #204-4133-4th Ave Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1H8

Contact Information:  Orlea Rollins, Operations Coordinator   867-667-4062 Ext. 101