Licensed Practical Nurse, Long Term Care

Job Summary

Location: Tłı̨chǫ Region
Department: Tłı̨chǫ CSA - Health and Social Services
Job ID: 23548
Salary: $79,775 - $95,277
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Mar 30, 2023

Department Information

The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.

Job Information

As the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are responsible for ensuring all resident care requirements are carried out and are met in a safe, timely and effective manner. You will liaise closely with Resident Care Aides, Recreation Therapy, Day Program Coordinator, & Dietary/Housekeeping departments and other medical professionals. You will make day-to-day decisions regarding resident care based on delegated medical orders and consults with the Clinical Care Coordinator and/or the Nurse on Call at the Mary Adele Bishop Health Center as required. You will act as a resident's advocate and facilitate communication between the patient, family, the Clinical Care Coordinator, and other health care professionals. This will result in a holistic approach to planning, organizing, teaching, and relationship development that will best meet the needs of the residents.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: 
•    Graduation from a recognized Licensed Practical Nursing Program. 
•    Completion of a pharmacology course which includes medication administration. 
•    Current BCLS.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Health Recruitment
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 2 Year Term.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.


Eligible for current registration/certification with GNWT Registrar of Professional Licensing is mandatory for this position. 

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Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Effective April 1, 2022, employees may still be required to provide proof of vaccination and/or continue enhanced PPE use and COVID-19 testing if they work in areas that have additional worksite-specific policies in place that require proof of vaccination, PPE use, and COVID-19 testing.

The updated COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Guidelines are available at MyHR.

New hire employees for some positions may be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 before a formal employment offer is extended. Exemptions are not permitted for these positions; however, accommodation is available as required under the GNWT's Duty to Accommodate Injury and Disability Policy and under the Human Rights Act.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 23548         

Closing Date: March 30, 2023 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $40.91 per hour to $48.86 per hour (approximately $79,774 - $95,277) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,517.