Clinical nurse educator

Government of Nunavut’s Health Department based in Iqaluit, NU is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Clinical nurse educator. Government of Nunavut’s Health Department prioritizes the well-being of residents, delivering essential healthcare services tailored to the unique needs of the northern population. As a key player in public health, it focuses on disease prevention and community well-being. It addresses Nunavut’s distinctive healthcare challenges, ensuring access to quality healthcare and contributing significantly to the overall health of the territory. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Government of Nunavut
Department: Health
Community: Pangnirtung
Position: Clinical nurse educator
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $109029.00 to $123694.00 yearly
Employment Type: Full time
Union: Nunavut Employees
Housing: Subsidized staff housing
Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Shift: 37.5 hours weekly
Reference Number: 10-02-250-5147KW


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the Inuktut, English and French Language
Education: Candidates should have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
Experience: Candidates should have three (3) years of experience in the role of nurse practitioner, community health nurse, nurse in charge, and emergency room nurse

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should undergo a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should promote equitable health care services throughout the territory, ensuring high clinical standards are met by nurses delivering those services
  • The candidates should have the ability to increase patient satisfaction, boost public confidence in the health care system, and impact the health and well-being of Nunavummiut through the development and maintenance of a competent nursing workforce
  • The candidates should have at least one year of experience in training in an adult learning setting, new nurse orientation program, internship, or mentoring programs
  • The candidates must be eligible to register with RNANTNU
  • The candidates should be fluent in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages
  • The candidates should possess knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut, and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment


  • The candidates should be able to promote quality, culturally safe nursing practice, continuous quality improvement initiatives, optimal health outcomes, and positive patient healthcare experiences and play a critical role in promoting quality nursing services by assisting nurses in acquiring the professional competencies required for success in their nursing roles
  • The candidates should be able to assess competencies and design learning plans to support nurses’ professional development and coordinate and deliver orientation, education, and training sessions for nurses working in various roles throughout Nunavut
  • The candidates should be able to contribute to continuous quality improvement initiatives to enhance nursing practice and support and facilitate the development of a culturally safe healthcare environment
  • The candidates should be able to collaborate with healthcare professionals to optimize health outcomes for patients and focus on positive patient healthcare experiences through effective education and training programs
  • The candidates should be able to provide ongoing support to nurses, ensuring they have the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their roles and stay updated on best practices in nursing education and incorporate them into the learning plans and training sessions
  • The candidates should be able to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of educational programs, making adjustments as needed to enhance outcomes and foster a culture of continuous learning and professional growth among nursing staff
  • The candidates should be able to collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure a coordinated and comprehensive approach to patient care
  • The candidates should be able to act as a resource for nurses, providing guidance on nursing practice and promoting a positive and supportive work environment


  • The candidates will get $24,054 per year Northern Allowance, recruitment bonuses include: $5,000 on start date, $5,000 at 18 months of service and $10,000 at 30 months of service
  • The candidates will get additional premiums include a $9,000 Annual Frontline Allowance and a $375 Monthly Retention Bonus of $4,500 per year

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume and reference number) through the below-mentioned details.

By email




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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