Registered Nurse Obstetrics

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
$95,784 - $114,426, plus annual Northern Living Allowance ($3,700/year) and Labour Market Supplement
Closing date
Jan 15, 2024

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Maternal / Newborn

We are seeking Registered Nurses in Obstetrics at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife! Are you looking for a competitive salary and attractive benefits, all in a gorgeous new hospital? Then come North and sign up for an amazing adventure by joining our Obstetrics team in Yellowknife!

Located in Stanton Territorial Hospital, the Obstetrics Nurse belongs to a team that provides care for low to high-risk clients of the Obstetrical Unit.  The incumbent provides direct nursing care to clients and acts as a client advocate, facilitating communication between the client, family, and other health care professionals. Clients within the Obstetrics unit are both ante and post-partum moms and babes (34 weeks gestation or more). Clients are also admitted to this unit for caesarean births and postsurgical care. 

Salaries start at $95,784 per year, plus a Northern Living Allowance of $3,700 for Yellowknife, a $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 bachelor’s degree in nursing with at least one (1) year of experience in obstetrics, or a nursing degree and eligibility for enrolment in the Stanton Territorial Hospital Extended Mentorship Program in Obstetrics.  

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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