Nurse practitioner

Government of Yukon’s Health and Social Services department based in Carmacks, YT is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Nurse practitioner. Government of Yukon’s Health and Social Services department focuses on enhancing the well-being of Yukoners. It provides public health services, family and children’s support, mental health care, and senior assistance. Operating through community collaboration and stakeholder partnerships, the department ensures high-quality healthcare and social services across the region. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Government of Yukon
Department: Health and Social Services
Division: Community Nursing
Position: Nurse practitioner
No of Vacancies: 3
Salary: $127628.00 – $148293.00 yearly
Employment Type: Permanent/Full time
Classification: NU19
Union: YEU
Location: Carmacks, YT
Shift: 75 Hours Bi-weekly
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Job ID: 52102


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of Master of Nursing, Nursing Practitioner Family All Ages or Adult stream
Experience: Candidates should have experience working in rural or remote First Nation’s communities

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be eligible for registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association and current Heart and Stroke BLS certification
  • The candidate should have recently applied knowledge of Nurse Practitioner theory, practices, and techniques, normally acquired through work experience. Typically, this should be demonstrated through a minimum of 1-2 years of independent NP practice and trauma and its relationship with substance use, and the ability to provide trauma-informed care
  • The candidate should develop strong relationships with multidisciplinary teams to influence collaborative goals
  • The candidate should have the ability to provide leadership as a clinical expert/resource to provide quality care and service delivery
  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of ethics and confidentiality in practice and recognize the importance of self-care
  • The candidate should have the ability to research current literature and integrate new evidence-based principles into nursing practice as appropriate
  • The candidate should be able to provide person-centered care that focuses on improving outcomes
  • The candidate should have excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills, with the ability to solve complex problems
  • The candidates should hold a Class 5 Driver’s License and possess RCMP Security Clearance with Vulnerable Sector
  • The candidates should have current, active registration with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association as a Nurse Practitioner, in good standing and undergo TB screening


  • The candidates should be able to provide comprehensive health care to community members in rural Yukon
  • The candidates should be able to serve rural or remote and First Nations communities with a passion
  • The candidates should be able to blend research, specialized nursing knowledge, and experience in complex decision-making
  • The candidates should be able to use legislated authority to provide advanced practice primary health care to meet the health needs of individuals and families
  • The candidates should be able to act as an important link between clients and health services
  • The candidates should be able to strike a balance between autonomous practice and a broader collaborative model of care
  • The candidates should be able to work collaboratively with primary health care nurses, family physicians, community health nurses, and other allied health professionals optometrists and  dentists


  • The candidates will get dental plan, extended health care plan, long-term disability insurance, travel insurance, public service pension plan (PSPP) and supplementary death benefit
  • The candidates will get $7500.00 signing bonus, for newly hired nurses
  • The candidates will get market adjustment allowance of up to $12000.00

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) through the below-mentioned details.

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Official Notification




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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