Registered Nurse- Obstetric (Labour & Delivery)

Registered Nurse- Obstetric (Labour & Delivery) (Job ID#: 17491)

     Northwest Territories Health and Social Services – Stanton Territorial Hospital

Yellowknife, NT


Are you an obstetrics nurse looking for new practice opportunities, expanded scope of practice, one of the best compensation packages in Canada, and a true work/life balance?  Are you interested in working in a place like no other? Then a job with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority in Yellowknife may be the perfect fit for you!

Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. On the shores of Great Slave Lake lies the city of Yellowknife (population 19,600). The ‘urban’ centre of the territory, the Northwest Territories’ capital city boasts all the amenities of a big city, while maintaining its small town charm, with outdoor wilderness adventures just minutes away. Obstetrics nurses in Yellowknife work in the Stanton Territorial Hospital, which averages 600 births per year. Stanton is a state-of-the-art facility, which just opened in May 2019.

Other great reasons to work for the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority include:

  • Top-end salary, relative to other jurisdictions ($90,714- 108,362 annually)
  • Northern living allowance ($3,700 per year)
  • Health and dental benefits
  • A generous pension plan
  • Leave (annual, mandatory, winter bonus, special, maternity/parental)
  • Deferred leave options
  • Relocation assistance
  • Student loan forgiveness to eligible nurses
  • New Stanton Hospital and facilities (
  • Outstanding lifestyle in the Northwest Territories
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Education support for employees
  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018)
  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019)
  • High engagement and satisfaction scores amongst employees based on the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey (2016)

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