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RN Supervisor

Yukon Government
February 16, 2023
Whitehorse, YT
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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 positions are filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

This posting is for 2 (two) permanent full-time positions as well as several full-time Term positions, working 75 hours biweekly.

This posting will be used to create an eligibility list for future vacancies such as full-time permanent, part-time permanent and term positions within Continuing Care.

What makes the Yukon truly special are the people who live here. Yukoners have always looked out for one another and taken care of each other. That’s precisely the kind of Continuing Care program we have in the Yukon. We care for the dignity and individuality of the residents in our care and work to create a place they can call home. If this sounds like your kind of Yukon, then you’re our kind of candidate.

Yukon, Larger than Life

Our Philosophy: “We are a community that respects and promotes dignity, individual freedom, choice, and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living. We continually strive to create a feeling of home and belonging for all who live here by being responsive to the uniqueness of each resident.”

These positions involve working in collaboration with all Program Managers and are part of the leadership team in a trans-disciplinary setting. RN Supervisors are responsible for overseeing the operations of Continuing Care Facilities during their assigned shifts, including providing professional nursing care to facility residents and managing medical emergencies, managing/supervising the transdisciplinary care team, and overseeing building security and emergency procedures, as needed. There are 3 long-term care facilities in Whitehorse (click on the facility to see more).

  1. Copper Ridge Place
  • 96 beds.
  • Extended care, complex care and special care.
  • Extensive assistance with activities of daily living.
  • 24-hour monitoring and professional care.
  • Specialized care for seniors, adults and children.
  • Individualized care in a therapeutic and secure environment for clients with dementia.
  1. Whistle Bend Place
  • 150 beds.
  • Extended care, complex care and hospice care.
  • Community Day Program.
  • Extensive assistance with activities of daily living.
  • 24-hour monitoring and professional care.
  • Individualized care in a therapeutic and secure environment for clients with dementia.
  1. Thomson Centre
  • Intermediate care.
  • Moderate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Intermittent monitoring and professional care throughout the day.
  • Extended care for seniors and adults.
  • 24-hour extensive assistance with activities of daily living.
  • 24-hour monitoring and professional care.

For more information about this position, please contact Chanhoi Kim at (867) 667-9357 or 

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

Please do not email resumes to the email address above; resumes may only be accepted through E-Recruitment. Click here create your account to apply.

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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.

  • Current registration with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory authority
  • Recently applied knowledge of nursing theory, practices & techniques normally acquired through work experience while working with seniors, adults and/or children, preferably in a long-term care environment
  • Supervisory experience leading a team.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Dedication to providing the highest standard of resident care by way of your excellent clinical and assessment skills and your genuine desire to work with residents in long-term care
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work with, and lead, a variety of disciplines in a team atmosphere
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills.

RELOCATION Assistance may be offered.

What we offer our employees

Conditions of Employment: TB screening; Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance; CPR Level HCP (completed within last 18 months); Food Safe; TDG; WHMIS 2015; valid class 5 Driver’s Licence; and current registration with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association.

Job Requirements: Shift work; exposure to animals, latex products, and second-hand smoke from residents; heavy lifting; and bending.

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

Travel the Yukon

Working at the Yukon government

See why the Yukon government has been identified as one of Canada’s top employers since 2014!

How to Apply

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