Job prospects Independent Practice - Registered Nurse in Yukon

Job opportunities for Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 3012) are good in Yukon over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an independent practice - registered nurse.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Job opportunities in Yukon

independent practice - registered nurse
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 3012) in Yukon for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The Whistle Bend Continuing Care Facility opened in the fall of 2018, with specialized units to open over the next two years. Opportunities in this occupation are expected to be strong to meet the growing needs of the territory's aging population.

Here are some key facts about Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses in the Yukon region:

  • Approximately 350 people work in this occupation.
  • Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62):more than 95%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 71% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 29% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 68% of registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses work all year, while 32% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that there will be a labour SHORTAGE for Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 3012) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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