Registered Nurse
Kwanlin Dün First Nation

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Posted: 08-14-2018

Closes: Tuesday, September 4, 2018



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Kwanlin Dün First Nation
35 McIntyre Drive
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5A5
Phone: (867) 633-7800
Fax: (867) 668-5057


Position: Registered Nurse – Home & Community Care
Department: Health
Term: Full time permanent

Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) is seeking a full time Registered Nurse for our home and community care unit. Reporting to the Manager, Home & Community Care, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing community based nursing for the Kwanlin Dün First Nation. The incumbents will work closely with other community affiliates in the provision and coordination of programs and services to clients.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to establish & maintain trust based relationships and demonstrate a high level of professional ethics. You must be willing to balance modern ways and modalities with traditional practice of the Kwanlin Dün people, and navigate the social structure, social conditions, and dynamics prevailing in the community and greater Whitehorse community.

If you are interested in work/life balances, regular Monday to Friday hours, and generous employer paid benefits plan please consider us!

Essential Qualifications:
· Registered Nurse Diploma or Degree and current registration in good standing with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA);
· Recently applied knowledge of theory, practice and techniques of a registered nurse, acquired through current work experience with individuals, families, vulnerable populations and Elders;
· Current experience in rural community based or community health nursing would be an asset;
· Knowledge of the socioeconomic history of the Yukon First Nations/importance of spiritual beliefs and traditional healing practices.
For success in the role one must have an in-depth knowledge of aboriginal health and social issues, have knowledge of Federal & Territorial Government regulatory requirements and sponsorships and, knowledge of Yukon First Nation history, culture, demographics, goals & aspirations.

Conditions of Employment: valid Class 5 Driver's license (class 4 is an asset); TDG Certification; Yukon Certificate Immunization Competency (willing to obtain within 2 months of hire); immunizations and current TB Clearance; Security Clearance with vulnerable sector completion; First Aid & CPR; YRNA Registration.

Job Requirements: travel within Whitehorse city limits; exposure to second hand smoke, pets and home visits, Lifting up to 50 lbs. as part of client care and transfers, limited evening or weekend work

Salary: $74,092 to $92,784 per annum based on a 70 hours biweekly (Level 7)

Closing Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 by 4:30pm

NOTE: The job description is currently being modified and is under review.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax (668-5057), or via email to

Note: For those submitting an Expression of Interest via email, you will receive a manual response stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this automatic response within two (2) business days, please contact the KDFN HR Department.

An eligibility list may be established from this competition to fill permanent, term and AOC positions.

Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect, so please be sure to clearly self-identify.

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.












Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full-Time
Wage: $74,092 to $92,784 per annum based on a 70 hours biweekly (Level 7)

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 668-5057
In Person:
KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive)