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Licensed Practical Nurses

Cambridge Bay
Reference number: 
1 0 - 0 4- 410-111LA
Type of employment: 
$88, 212.00 - $100,136.00
Northern Allowance: 
$19, 716.00

We require Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to fill the positions in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. The incumbent will work in a cross-cultural setting and will take direction from the Nurse Manager. The LPN is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating health service activities, providing practical nursing care in accordance with the Government of Nunavut policies and procedures and the LPN scope of practice. The incumbent will be part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing health care to clients with actual or potential health problems. The incumbent will also provide client education regarding illness injury, plan of care, general health measures and health promotion/ disease prevention. The position also requires the incumbent to perform administrative functions and maintain a thorough and sound working knowledge of current nursing practices, skills and knowledge. The incumbent should be able to work independently with minimal supervision. The work schedule is 12 hours shifts with occasional required overtime.

Education:  Graduate from a recognized Canadian Licensed Practical Nursing Program or


Current Licensure as LPN with the Government of Nunavut, or eligibility to become registered;

2+ year's recent experience in Acute Care Setting; Current CPR certification;

Experience with documentation in Electronic Health Record considered an asset; Current certification in WHIMIS, Non-violent Crises Intervention (NVCI) considered an asset;

Experience working in a Multi-Cultural setting considered an asset

Other:  Ability to function in a cross-cultural setting,

Excellent Interpersonal skills in a clinic setting;

Basic working knowledge and experience with computers;

Criminal record check and vulnerable sector screen


WRITE TO: Department of Health
                Government of Nunavut
                PO Box 1000, Station 1000
                Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
                 Phone: (867) 975-8600 ext 5012
                Toll free: 1-800-663-5738
                Fax: (867) 975-7195

Expiry Options: 
Open until filled