4 May 2017

Full-Time Community Health Nurse

AdminWhitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada

Job Description

Community Health Nurse

Job Summary and Requirements

Community Nursing is committed to excellence in providing a range of accessible, affordable services that assist individuals, families and communities to reach their full potential. As a Community Health Nurse you will focus on preventative health strategies to promote the health and wellbeing of our community members. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic innovative leaders with excellent communication skills. We are committed to a respectful workplace where everyone is valued.

Reporting to the Nurse in Charge, this position will deliver preventative services in the form of screening, immunization, education/consultation and individual counseling and be part of a team effort that constantly strives to improve services to the Yukon people.

For more information about this position, please contact Brenda Dedon at (867) 456-3844 or Brenda.dedon@gov.yk.ca, please note resumes emailed to this address will not be accepted.


Essential Qualifications
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications.  Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Baccalaureate in Nursing
  • Current Registration with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory authority
  • Minimum of 1.5 years relevant nursing experience.
  • Experience in community health nursing is required


Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Strong knowledge in community health program
  • Strong knowledge in vaccine delivery
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, organization and flexibility
  • Work independently & with in a diverse team
  • Ability to lead, instruct and counsel
  • Clear understanding of confidentiality

Additional Information:

Conditions of Employment: TB Screening, Security Clearance, Valid Driver’s Licence, current Yukon RN registration, Current Basic CPR HCP

Job Requirements: Regular exposure to infectious agents, this position requires frequent driving, occasional lifting and moving of clients and equipment, visiting clients in their homes

Community Health Nurse

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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