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Registered Nurses Profile (including Nurse Practitioners), Yukon, 2016

General RN Statistics

Number (%)
RN supply 414 (—)
RN workforce 404 (—)
NP supply 5 (—)
NP workforce † (—)

RN Supply

Number (%)
Inflow 83 (20.0)
Renewal 331 (80.0)
Outflow 72 (17.9)

Demographic Profile of RN Supply in Canada

Number (%)
Average Age Years 43.3 (—)
Sex Female 376 (90.8)
Male 38 (9.2)
Highest Education in Nursing Discipline Diploma † (†)
Baccalaureate 268 (64.7)
Master's / Doctorate 17 (4.1)

Profile of RNs Working in Canada

Number (%)
Employment Status Full Time 210 (52.0)
Part Time 153 (37.9)
Casual 41 (10.1)
Unknown 0 (—)
Place of Work Hospital 204 (51.0)
Community Health Agency 122 (30.5)
Nursing Home / LTC Facility 29 (7.3)
Other Place of Work 45 (11.3)
Position Staff Nurse 298 (75.8)
Manager 43 (10.9)
Other Positions 52 (13.2)
Area of Responsibility Direct Care 354 (89.2)
Administration 34 (8.6)
Education 9 (2.3)
Research † (†)
Direct Care Area of Responsibility Medicine / Surgery 51 (14.4)
Psychiatry / Mental Health 13 (3.7)
Paediatrics † (†)
Maternity / Newborn 27 (7.6)
Geriatrics / Long-term Care 29 (8.2)
Critical Care 15 (4.2)
Community Health 77 (21.8)
Ambulatory Care † (†)
Home Care 17 (4.8)
Occupational Health † (†)
Operating Room / Recovery Room 18 (5.1)
Emergency Care 52 (14.7)
Several Clinical Areas 11 (3.1)
Oncology † (†)
Rehabilitation † (†)
Public Health 17 (4.8)
Telehealth 0 (0.0)
Other Direct Care † (†)

Notes
† Digit suppressed in accordance with CIHI’s privacy policy; digit is from 0 to 9.
– Data is not applicable or does not exist.

For Place of Work, Hospital includes data from hospital (general, maternal, pediatric, psychiatric), mental health centre and rehabilitation/convalescent centre. Community health includes data from community health centre, home care agency, nursing station (outpost or clinic), public health department/unit and physician’s office/family practice unit. Nursing home/LTC includes data from nursing home/long-term care facility. Other place of work includes data from business/industry/occupational health office, private nursing agency/private duty, self-employed, educational institution, association/government and other place of work.

For Position, Staff Nurse includes RN staff nurse/community health nurse. Manager includes chief nursing officer/chief executive officer, director/assistant director and manager/assistant manager. Other positions includes instructor/professor/educator, researcher, consultant, clinical specialist, nurse midwife, nurse practitioner and other position.

For Area of Responsibility, Direct Care includes data from medical/surgical, psychiatric/mental health, pediatric, maternal/newborn, geriatric/long-term care, critical care, community health, ambulatory care, home care, occupational health, operating room, emergency room, nursing in several clinical areas, oncology, rehabilitation, public health, telehealth and other patient care. Administration includes data from nursing services, nursing education and other administration. Education includes data from teaching students, teaching employees, teaching patients/clients and other education. Research includes data from nursing research and other research.

For more information regarding collection and comparability of data, refer to the Regulated Nurses, 2016: Methodology Guide on CIHI’s website: www.cihi.ca.

Source
Health Workforce Database, Canadian Institute for Health Information.