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Nurse Practitioner

Community: 
Coral Harbour
Reference number: 
10-03-315-179AH
Type of employment: 
Salary: 
$103,662 - $117,644 per annum 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$23,292

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

For full-time, permanent nurses, recruitment bonuses include: $5,000 on start date, $5,000 at 18 months of service and $10,000 at 30 months of service. Additional premiums include a $9,000 Annual Frontline Allowance and a $375 Monthly Retention Bonus of $4,500 per year.

Please note that COVID-19 immunization is a mandatory condition of employment. In addition, travelers via air and rail require proof of COVID-19 immunization. Submit proof of COVID-19 immunization with your application.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides autonomously manages health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and follow up care to the residents in their community in accordance with the Nurse Practitioner Acts, regulations, policies, standards, mission and objectives of the Department of Health. The incumbent practices in accordance with the Registered Nurses Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU).

The NP provides a comprehensive community health service in conjunction with the health care team and works within the context of primary health care to improve the capacity of clients and communities to adapt to, respond or control, life’s challenges and changes.  

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are obtained through the completion of a Graduate Level Advanced Nursing Practice degree, eligibility to registered for license by the RNANT/NU) with 2 years NP experience, BLS with annual recertification.

Equivalencies such as; a Certificate in Advanced Nursing Practice, Nurse Practitioner- Primary Health Care Diploma or completed a Nurse Practitioner competency challenge process through a Nursing Regulatory-Licensing body. New NP graduates who have 5 years of recent RN experience in an acute care setting will also be considered.

Assets include; Cross cultural experience, BTLS, ACLS, NRP, ALARM, STABLE, Fetal monitoring, pelvic examination, labor and delivery experience with advanced obstetrical training.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit is an asset.

For full-time, permanent nurses, recruitment bonuses include: $5,000 on start date, $5,000 at 18 months of service and $10,000 at 30 months of service. Additional premiums include a $9,000 Annual Frontline Allowance and a $375 Monthly Retention Bonus totaling $4,500 per year.

An Eligibility List may be created for all future vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to nunavutnurses@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries.
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Expiry Options: 
Open until filled