Primary Care Careers


The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is seeking health professionals to join primary care teams across BC. Exciting new career opportunities that are both long- and short-term temporary, as well as permanent employee and/or contract positions are being created, with the opening of First Nations Primary Health Care Centres throughout the province.

Join our Primary Care T​​eam

  • Change lives, starting with your own
  • See positive impact first hand
  • Do health care differently

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Positions that may be hired as long- or short-term temporary, as well as permanent employee and/or contract include:

  • Traditional Wellness Practitioners, Traditional Healers, Sacred Knowledge Keepers
  • Family Physicians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Medical Office Assistants
  • Dentists, Dental Therapists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants
  • Dietitians
  • Mental Health Professionals (Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Registered Psychiatric Nurses)
  • Social Workers and Navigators  
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Traditional Wellness Coordinators

Why Work with FNHA​​

  • What happens to communities and people we serve happens to us—we care for and respect one another. What happens to us happens to community and the people we serve—we strive for excellence and believe First Nations deserve the best we have to offer;
  • It's an opportunity to utilize your HR leadership expertise to partner with Executives and Operational Leaders to deliver culturally safe health and wellness programs and services to First Nations communities and families across BC;
  • We are wellness champions. We have the historic opportunity to achieve transformative change in First Nations health & wellness, and an obligation to make the most of this opportunity;
  • We are for change makers. Those who are called to act, open to cultural understanding and teachings, and undaunted by unique challenges. We are a young organization, still growing and fast changing;
  • We provide meaningful work rich with transformational learning opportunities;
  • When you work with the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), you will truly make a difference in your life and for many others;
  • Find purpose beyond your profession. “It starts with me". Here, your work changes lives, starting with your own;
  • We work together, not apart, with our beautiful and culturally rich First Nations communities in British Columbia;
  • We raise hands to recognize FNHA team members for Teamwork, Partnership, Innovation, and for being Wellness Champions.​

What We Offer​​

  • Competitive pay
  • Recruitment and retention bonuses for some positions working in remote and isolated first nations communities
  • Robust pension plan
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Vacation and sick leave benefits
  • Paid annual vacation leave
  • Personal leave days
  • Volunteer day
  • Career development
  • Training and education opportunities
  • Relocation and housing assistance may be available for some positions in remote communities

Work Locations

First Nations Primary Health Care Centres are being established in rural and urban locations across the province of BC. Centres are being planned, developed and implemented in phases over the next three years.

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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: w​​/careers


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