** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **
Quit searching for work-life balance… get paid $10,000 to find it!
For a limited time, nurses who relocate to some of B.C.’s most beautiful rural and remote communities will receive a bonus $10,000 through the Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive program. The combination of shorter commutes, affordability, and breathtaking scenery in your new location means you will have time to explore the outdoors, master a new recipe, or simply catch up on your favourite show.
Plus, take your career to the next level with $2,000 per year (for 4 years) to put toward professional development. Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive financial details Year 1 $10,000 in hand* Year 2 $2,000 toward professional development* Year 3 $2,000 toward professional development* Year 4 $2,000 toward professional development Year 5 $2,000 toward professional development * three-year return of service required
Who is eligible for this opportunity:
• External hires to Northern Health
• Internal casuals that do not hold a permanent position with Northern Health
• Would need to relocate outside of their current work location/community
What else do you receive with the Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive Position?
• Guaranteed ongoing full time employment within Northern Health.
• Financial Support for moving expenses may be available
What else do I need to know?
• The Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive position is dependent on a three-year return of service
• The Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive supports nurses who have made an employment commitment to Northern BC remote communities
• Should a recipient of the Northern Remote incentive voluntarily leave NH during the three-year return of service agreement, they will be required to refund a portion of the incentive at a prorated rate (calculated on the basis of 1/36th of the total allowance for each month of the three-year return of service not yet served)
For more information, contact recruitment at: NHJobs@northernhealth.ca
Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital.
Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients in accordance with the hospital policies and BCCNM. Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia.
Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, Nights - 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00, rotating
New Wage: As of April 1, 2023 the new wage is: $40.21 - $57.78/hour
Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital in located in Masset and is a four acute care bed hospital with one palliative care bed, four long term care beds and a four unit assisted living complex. They offer emergency, lab, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, home and community care services, primary care mental health and substance use, services, chronic disease management, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy. Visiting specialists includes Pediatrics, Orthopaedics, ENT, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Respirology, Rheumatology, Urology and Ophthalmology.
Masset is a small fishing village located on Graham Island with a population of approximately 793 local residents and servicing a surrounding population of 2300. Masset has a unique culture, beautiful landscapes and amazing beaches. Check out Masset, the place where the ocean meets the shore and the sunsets are breathtaking.
What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial support for moving expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.
• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• All Specially Trained Nursing Skills (STN) related to the unit of employment must be completed within six (6) months of employment.
Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, and families.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.