Registered Nurse - Surgery

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
$95,784 - $114,426, plus annual Northern Living Allowance and Labour Market Supplement
Closing date
May 2, 2023

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Full-time, Permanent

We are seeking Registered Nurses for the Surgery Unit at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife! Looking for a competitive salary and attractive benefits, in a welcoming community boasting endless opportunities for adventure? Then come join our team! We now offer $5,000 recruitment and retention bonuses!

The successful incumbent will work at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife, as part of a small team of RN’s delivering culturally sensitive care to stable and critically ill patients being diagnosed as surgical, or postoperative patients. Surgery RNs may be assigned surgical patients, or a combination of surgical and medical patients, which may include psychiatry patients.

Salaries start at $95,784, plus a Northern Living Allowance ($3,700 for Yellowknife), $5,000 supplement upon hire, a $5,000 supplement after 12 months continuous service, health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, outstanding leave benefits, relocation assistance, and professional development opportunities and education support. Our graduate nurses are also typically eligible for student loan forgiveness through Canada’s Loan Forgiveness program.

This job typically requires a nursing degree and a minimum of one-year recent experience in a medical / surgical environment.

We are also accepting locum and casual applicants. Submit your resume to for short-term work opportunities.

Interested in knowing more about living and working in the NWT? Visit or follow us on social media @practicenwt.

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