As a Nurse Practitioner you earn $99,330 to $115,413 working 75 hours Bi-Weekly. Generous benefits package including an annual market adjustment allowance of $12,000 per annum and a retention allowance of up to $3000 per annum.


Earn $99,330 to $115,413 as a NURSE PRACTITIONER in Canada – APPLY NOW

Department: Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Community Nursing, Mayo Health Centre.
Location: Mayo, YT Y0B 1M0 CA (Primary)
Job Type: Permanent
Full/Part Time: Full-time
Standard Hours Bi-weekly: 75
Classification: ST19
Salary: $99,330.00 – $115,413.00
Union: YEU
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Travel: 25%
Admissibility: Open to all Candidates
NOTE: As used in this PREMIUM JOB Post, while reading you may come across NP, it simply means Nurse Practitioner.

Job Summary and Requirements:

This competition will be used to fill a anticipatory permanent position as Nurse Practitioner in Mayo, working full-time hours (75 hours bi-weekly).

Applications will be assessed on a regular basis – 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. 


Generous benefits package including an annual market adjustment allowance of $12,000 per annum and a retention allowance of up to $3000 per annum.


Relocation may be provided.

Your role in community as a Nurse Practitioner

As a Nurse Practitioner (NP) with Community Nursing, you will provide comprehensive health care to community members in Mayo, Pelly and surrounding areas.

You have a passion to serve our rural/remote communities and blend your research, specialized nursing knowledge, experience in complex decision-making, and legislated authority to provide advanced practice primary heath care to meet the health needs of individuals and families.
As an NP in community you act as an important link between clients and health services where you seek to strike a balance between autonomous practice and a broader collaborative model of care that includes primary health care nurses, family physicians, and other allied health professionals (i.e. optometrists, dentists, etc.)  Telehealth, telephone and fax are available modes to provide necessary links between and outside of community.

This Nurse Practitioner role was first piloted by Community Nursing in 2021 We are looking to establish this role permanently to ensure continuity of care for the community.

This is an excellent opportunity to have a leading role in the continued development of Nurse Practitioner practice in Yukon Territory and requires a passionate individual with a commitment to providing high quality care in a rural setting.



Benefits of Working with us as Nurse Practitioner

The Nurse Practitioner Mayo position is an unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the charm of rural/remote living in Canada’s North, while having the access to the conveniences of the city within a 5-hour drive.

As a Nurse Practitioner with Community Nursing you will form part of the communities in which you serve.

Housing in Mayo will be provided, and on-site visits to Pelly Crossing are completed over 2 days (approx.) every second week.

Hours of work fall under regular business hours where after-hours/weekend-call are not a routine part of this position – enabling you to take advantage of the many amazing outdoor recreation opportunities and events the community and surrounding areas have to offer.


In addition to the generous benefits package, Nurse Practitioners working for Yukon Government receive an annual market adjustment allowance of $12,000 per annum and a retention allowance of up to $3000 per annum. 


Community Nursing provides fulsome orientation and training for new employees.

Relocation may be provided.


For more information about this position, please contact Jane Boutette, Senior Manager Clinical Practice and Programs

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Marcia Davidson, Human Resources Consultant




Essential Qualifications needed as a Nurse Practitioner

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.
•    Master of Nursing, Nursing Practitioner Family-All Ages or Adult stream
•    Eligible for registration as Nurse Practitioner with Yukon Registered Nurses Association
•    Recently applied knowledge of Nurse Practitioner theory, practices and techniques normally acquired through work experience
•    Experience working in rural/remote First Nation’s communities is an asset


Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability as a Nurse Practitioner

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
•    Developing strong relationships with multidisciplinary teams to influence collaborative goals.
•    Ability to provide leadership as a clinical expert/resource to provide quality care and service delivery.
•    Strong understanding of ethics and confidentiality in practice.
•    Ability to research current literature and integrate new-evidenced based principles into nursing practice as appropriate.
•    Knowledge of trauma and its relationship with substance use; ability to provide trauma-informed care.
•    Ability to recognize the importance of self care.
•    Ability to provide person-centred care that focuses on improving outcomes.
•    Excellent critical thinking and decision making skills, with the ability to solve complex problems.

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Additional Information 

Conditions of Employment
•    Current registration with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association as a Nurse Practitioner, in good standing
•    RCMP Security Clearance with Vulnerable Sector
•    TB screening
•    Class 5 Drivers License
•    Current Heart & Stroke BLS

Work Environment:
Clients who are ill or have communicable diseases;
lab specimens and body fluids, potential needle punctures;
intoxicated, confused, or combative clients or clients with high level of emotional needs;
direct and vicarious trauma which may lead to post traumatic stress disorder;
radiation (x-rays), chemical supplies which may be caustic; driving in adverse weather and road conditions;
video display terminals for extended periods of time*


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