Nursing

​​​​​​The FNHA is hiring Registered Nurses for Nursing Station and Health Centre positions in remote and isolated First Nations communities in BC.

Community Health Nurses (CHNs) work within an expanded scope of practice to provide primary care, public health, health promotion and emergency care for First Nations individuals, families and communities, including after hours on-call care. Post-secondary training and education allows CHNs to obtain a designated Remote Certification, RN(c) through the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCNNP).​

Nursing Stations

The FNHA currently operates eight nursing stations staffed by two to four CHNs in locations ranging from coastal to northern communities. Nursing stations are comprised of full-time, part-time and casual positions.

Current Locations Include:

Anahim Lake, Fort Ware, Tsay Keh Dene, Hartley Bay, Port Simpson, Kitkatla, Klemtu, and Telegraph Creek.

View Nursing job postings on our job board​.

Health Centres

Health Centre CHNs provide a comprehensive range of nursing services to First Nation communities. Their practice is grounded in health promotion and disease prevention and aims to build the capacity of individual, family and community wellness. Health centre CHNs work in partnership with the community to develop and implement relevant, culturally-centered interventions, providing services in clinic, home and community settings. CHNs in this setting are not on call and do not provide emergency services.​

Current Locations include:

Lytton, Lillooet, Chase, Alexis Creek, Fort St. John, Bella Coola, Moricetown, Seton Lake, Quesnel, and Gitanyow

Benefits of working with us

• Competitive salary

• Vacation and sick leave benefits

• Health and Dental Benefits

• Pension plan

• Educational opportunities

• Education allowance

• Recruitment bonus for full-time nurses working in remote and isolated First Nations communities

• Retention allowance for permanent nurses working in remote and isolated First Nations communities

• Paid Travel

Qualifications for Employment:

• Current registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)

• A bachelor’s degree in nursing

• Current CPR ‘C’ certificate

• At least one year of experience in an acute care setting (e.g. medical/surgical nursing; emergency

experience; pediatrics) or public health setting.

• Pre-employment medical health assessment

• Reliability security clearance

• Valid driver’s license


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

We welcome and recognize diversity and ask employees to lead with their culture at the workplace. To meet our staff and learn their stories, please visit Staff Pr​ofiles​.


Connect with FNHA Nursing​

www.fnha.ca/n​ursing

nursing@fnha.ca​​