Community Health Nurse

Northwest Territories

Are you a community health nurse (CHN) looking for new practice opportunities, expanded scope of practice, one of the best compensation packages in Canada, and a true work/life balance?  Are you interested in working in a place like no other? Then a job with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority may be the perfect fit for you!

This job posting will be used to fill all Community Health Nurse (CHN) Positions in various communities across the Northwest Territories.

Specific job and Education requirements are outlined in the job description:

Other great reasons to work for the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority include:

  • Top-end salary, relative to other jurisdictions ($99,353- 118,658 annually)
  • Northern living allowance (ranging from $3,700 per year for Yellowknife to $32,232 per year for Ulukhaktok)
  • Health and dental benefits
  • A generous pension plan
  • Leave (annual, mandatory, winter bonus, special, maternity/parental)
  • Deferred leave options
  • Relocation assistance
  • Student loan forgiveness to eligible nurses
  • Outstanding lifestyle in the Northwest Territories
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Education support for employees
  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018)
  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019)
  • High engagement and satisfaction scores amongst employees based on the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey (2016)

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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