Nurse Practitioner (bilingual)

March 18 2023
Expected expiry date: April 11 2023
Industries Public administration
Categories Nursing
Whitehorse, YT • Full time

Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Bilingual Health Centre

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Requisition: #41630

Salary: $101,068 - $117,433 per annum

Closing date: June 6, 2023

This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of the Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service.

For more information on the hiring preference, visit

This is an until-filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

This competition is restricted to Bilingual persons fluent in French and English.

This is for two permanent full-time positions, with 75 hours of work bi-weekly.

This position functions in a collaborative practice model as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive primary health care services to Bilingual Health Centre (BHC) clients/patients, including those people living in Whitehorse who speak French and/or English.

Reporting to the Bilingual Clinic Manager, this position involves working closely with health and social care providers located within the BHC as well as those practising in the broader community, including physicians, registered nurses, medical office assistants and other social and allied health professionals.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have experience working in a health clinic setting, liaising with key partners to provide holistic, accessible and equitable care for clients/patients while contributing to an environment that is inclusive, non-discriminatory, and physically, psychologically and culturally safe.

For more information about this position, please contact Alethea Stobbe, Director, Program Support, Health and Social Services, at (867) 332-2745 or

For information about applying, contact Mehak Khan, Human Resources Consultant, at

Please note that we will not accept any resumes via email.

Note: English is the administrative language of work in the Government of Yukon; therefore, your resume must be submitted in English.

Essential Qualifications

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

  • Either registered or eligible to be registered as a Nurse Practitioner in good standing with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association
  • Recently applied knowledge of nursing theory, practices and techniques.

Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Ability to operate across multiple levels of care and within a transdisciplinary environment
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Critical thinking, relationship-building and conflict management skills
  • Ability to provide leadership, coaching and training to members of the team
  • Experience working with a diverse population
  • Knowledge of the Yukon government’s Putting People First report is an asset
  • In addition to the above, candidates will be assessed on their French and English language proficiency.

Conditions of Employment:

  • TB screening
  • Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance
  • Valid CPR Level C
  • WHMIS 2015 (completed within one month of hire)
  • Current registration in good standing with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association
  • Have and maintain a sound knowledge and command of English and French, be able and willing to function satisfactorily in both languages and successfully pass the language proficiency level required for the position

Job Requirements:

  • May be required to participate in an after-hours schedule to support clinic services outside of regular business hours.

Relocation: Relocation for this position may be supported in accordance with the Interview and Relocation Expense Directive.

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