Licensed Practical Nurse, Home Care

Job Summary

Location: Tłı̨chǫ Region
Department: Tłı̨chǫ CSA - Health and Social Services
Job ID: 23779
Salary: $79,775 - $95,277
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

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

Located in Behchoko, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Home Care is based at the Mary Adele Bishop Health Center and reports to the Regional Home and Community Care Coordinator. The aim of this position is to protect and restore the health of community members living at home with chronic illness; to provide wound care; to provide short term post- surgical/hospital care; to support frail elders living at home as well as their informal caregivers; to provide palliative care and to coordinate appropriate community based services for clients.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

The successful full scope completion of a Licensed Practical Nursing Program which includes the Advanced Assessment and Medication course including intramuscular and subcutaneous injections; and two (2) years of recent Acute Care LPN nursing experience in a medical, surgical or home care setting.

Proof of immunization in keeping with current public health practices is required.
Must be eligible for registration with the GNWT LPN Registrar.
Possess a Class 5 driver’s license.

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 1 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 vulnerable sector 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 the GNWT Registrar of Professional Licensing is mandatory for this position. 

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Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License

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.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 23779

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $40.91 per hour to $48.86 per hour (approximately $79,774.50 - $95,277) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,517.