Nursing Careers at FNHA

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Join Our Nursing Team • Why Work with FNHA • What We Offer • What You Need to Be Successful • Work Locations • Learn More and Apply

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The FNHA is seeking experienced nurses to be a part of the FNHA family with four-week-on/four-week-off, fly-in/fly-out opportunities from any primary residence in Canada, including paid accommodations, competitive wages and bonuses. 

Full time, part-time and casual positions are also available in nursing stations and health centres. 

Why Work with FNHA

  • Expanded scope nursing practice, providing relational and wholistic nursing practice in preventative and urgent care to First Nations communities, between the capacity of Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners.
  • Nursing practice that focuses on a wholistic understanding of patients' needs, based on relationships and community
  • Competitive wages and bonuses, paid accommodation
  • Paid remote-certification training
  • Career advancement opportunities within FNHA
  • Working partnerships and life-long friendship
  • Travel to some of the most beautiful and culturally rich First Nations communities in British Columbia 

​What We Offer

  • Vacation and sick leave benefits
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Robust pension plan
  • Extensive all-expense paid advanced training and
  • preceptorships opportunities
  • Education bonus
  • Paid travel
  • Recruitment and retention bonuses for full-time nurses working in remote and isolated First Nations communities Relocation assistance and housing may be available for full-time positions in remote communities

What You Need to Be Successful

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC
  • College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing
  • Current CPR certificate level C
  • For nursing stations, acute care experience (1-2 years)
  • For health centres, public health experience (1-2 years)
  • Remote certification through BCCNM is an asset for nursing stations. If you do not have remote certification, the FNHA will sponsor your training (requires commitment to a two-year period of service). Applicants to casual positions must have remote certification.
  • A medical health assessment and a reliability security clearance
  • Valid driver's license

Work Locations

For a map of our nursing stations and health centres, see the Nursing Recruitment poster​. 

Nursing Stations

Community Health Nurses (CHNs) in remote nursing stations work in an expanded scope of practice, providing primary care as well as public health, health promotion and emergency care (including after hours on-call care). 

The FNHA has nursing stations located throughout the province, from coastal to northern remote communities. The nursing stations are staffed by two to four CHNs, working in full-time, part-time or casual positions. Part-time CHNs in nursing stations fly-in and fly-out of remote communities on a four-week rotation on an annual average of 0.5 FTE.

Current Locations

  • Gitga'at (Hartley Bay)
  • Gitxaala (Kitkatla)
  • Kitasoo (Klemtu)
  • Tsay Keh Dene
  • Kwadacha (Fort Ware)
  • Lax Kw'Alaams (Port Simpson)
  • Tahltan (Telegraph Creek)
  • Ulkatcho (Anahim Lake)

Health Centres

Community Health Nurses (CHNs) in health centres provide a comprehensive range of nursing services, including in health promotion and disease prevention. Their practice aims to build the capacity of individual, family, and community wellness.

They work with communities to develop and implement relevant, culturally centered interventions, providing services in clinical, home and community settings. CHNs in this setting are not on call and do not provide emergency services. Both part-time (0.5 FTE) and full-time positions are available.

Current Locations

  • Fort St. John 
  • Gitanyow & Gitwangak (Kitwanga)
  • Haqwilget (New Hazelton)
  • Lillooet 
  • Lytton 
  • Neskonlith (Salmon Arm/Chase)
  • Nuxalk (Bella Coola)
  • Tl'esqox (Toosie) 
  • Witset (Moricetown) 
  • Yunesit'in (Stone)

Learn More and Apply

Make history at FNHA where you can advocate for change, address health inequities and social injustice and be part of a rich culture. Join us in health care done differently and be part of the solution!

As a First Nations organization that walks with First Nations communities, we are committed to the recruitment and consideration of qualified Indigenous and First Nations applicants. If you are Indigenous or First Nations, we ask that you voluntarily self-identify in the online application process. However, above all, we hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity in our workforce. 

Our job postings are listed on: www.fnha.ca/work-with-us

 Contact Us

FNHA Nursing Careers
Email: nursing@fnha.ca

 Poster and Postcard

​Expanded Nursing Practice​ (recruitm​ent poster)

Calling All Nurses (recruitment postcard)​​

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