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Admission / Assessment Coordinator

Yukon Government
February 23, 2023
Whitehorse, YT
Job Type
  • $80,913.00-93,848.00 per annum


Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Intermediate and Community Care, Admin – Home Care

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Requisition: #41341

Salary: $80,913 - $93,848 per annum

Closing date: March 17, 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 competition is to fill one (1) 2-year term position, working full-time, based on 75 hours bi-weekly.

This posting will also be used for Anticipatory Full-Time, Part-Time, Permanent, Term and Auxiliary On-Call positions.

Why the YUKON? Click this link and see!! Yukon Larger than Life!

Continuing Care’s philosophy is “Every action and decision performed by this position is founded on respect for the residents, for the promotion of their dignity, individual freedom, choice and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living.”

The Mission of the Yukon Home Care Program is “To provide client-focused health services in the home, improving quality of life and supporting Yukoners to live independently”

Reporting to the Director, Care and Community, this position involves responsibility for assessment of client referrals into Continuing Care programs, performing standardized intake assessments and determining needs, determining the appropriate level of care, identifying risks and determining priorities of placement needs, and coordinating the admissions into the programs/services within Continuing Care, including primary case management up to the admission date.

For more information about this position, please contact Janet Kalbfleisch at or (867) 393-6328

For more information about the job posting, please contact Kimberly Ponsioen at or (867) 332-7082

Essential Qualifications

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

  • Post-secondary degree (or diploma) as a Social Worker with registration in a Canadian regulatory authority, a Registered Nurse (RN) with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory authority, an Occupational Therapist (OT) or a Physiotherapist (PT), with current registration with a Canadian physiotherapy or occupational therapist regulatory authority.
  • Experience working in a Health Care Environment.
  • Experience with provision of home care and/or long-term care services.
  • Experience doing RAI-HC assessments will be an asset.
  • Familiarity with the Care Consent Act and provision of “Capability to Consent to Care in a Care facility” assessments is an asset.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Strong assessment skills
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate plans for clients with complex care needs
  • Excellent interpersonal, conflict management and communication skills
  • Ability to provide case management or care coordination in a larger health care system
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting

Additional Information:

What we offer our employees link here.

RELOCATION Assistance may be offered.

Conditions of Employment: If the applicant is an RN, current Canadian registration as a registered nurse with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association; or a Physiotherapist with the Yukon Registrar of Physiotherapists; or a Social Worker or an Occupational Therapist, to have registration/licensing; Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance; TB screening; CPR level C; WHMIS 2015; and a valid class 5 driver's licence.

Job Requirements: Exposure to animals, to second-hand smoke from clients/residents, to latex products, and to plants/flowers; travel within the territory.

Learn more about us!

We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

To learn more about what the Yukon has to offer, check out these links:

The Yukon Life

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How to Apply

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