Nursing Jobs

NWT Nurses

In addition to our regular recruitment needs, the Northwest Territories is looking for Registered Nurses who are available and willing to work in the coming months as we manage the additional workload brought on by COVID-19 on the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services System. These locum positions will be based in Yellowknife. We are looking for individuals who are interested in contracts anywhere from 7 days to 6 months! 
The Northwest Territories is a fantastic place to live and work, and with benefits such as paid travel and accommodation, and competitive compensation, you may just decide you want to keep coming back! We will reimburse RNANT/NU fees for Registered Nurses who apply within the next 60 days (up to June 2nd)

Does this sound like an opportunity of interest to you? Please contact with your name and resume to become eligible for consideration for locum work.

If you have questions about living and working in the Northwest Territories, please contact us at

Check out the jobs below for more information on permanent positions. 

Nursing Jobs in the Northwest Territories

Are you a highly motivated nurse ready for a new exciting adventure, one of the best compensation packages in Canada, and a true work/life balance?  Then a job in the Northwest Territories may be the perfect fit for you!

In addition to highly competitive salaries and flexible work arrangements, the Northwest Territories offers, a Northern Living Allowance, health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, and outstanding leave benefits, including deferred leave options. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance, along with professional development opportunities and education support. Nurses may also be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

We are currently hiring for a variety of registered nursing positions, including:

We are also looking hiring for various other nursing positions within the Northwest Territories including:

If you have any questions about nursing opportunities available within the Northwest Territories, please reach out to us at