Northern Health

Make a difference in the lives of others and in your own. Join Northern Health!                   

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing the expertise of our staff and relationships with regional educational institutions for training opportunities such as new physicians, nurses, and paramedical professionals.

 We invite you to join our team as we build healthier communities and develop a network of outstanding healthcare professionals.

Northern Health Kitimat, BC, Canada
Mar 05, 2021
Full time
Northern Health is accepting applications for this leadership position in Kitimat General Hospital. This position provides leadership to all nursing departments/units. Key Responsibilities Creates an environment that supports creativity and innovation in the delivery of health care and maximizes decision making by the local teams. Provides guiding direction and instruction to managers, supervisors and staff to optimize strategic, efficient and accountable use of resources to optimize care and service solutions. Leads and manages strategic and operational planning. Leads change management projects to execute, implement and embed changes with teams, including stakeholders, using change management methodologies. Establishes and maintains effective team collaboration and decision-making. Through strategic and proactive planning and management, recruits and retains staff to support optimum programs and services within budgets. What you bring Bachelor’s degree...
Northern Health Prince George, BC, Canada
Mar 01, 2021
Full time
The Program/Service Specialist is responsible for researching, developing, implementing and continually improving clinical practices, processes, documentation, reporting and clinical data/information to enable effective and efficient care in Northern Health (NH) departments. The Program/Service Specialist provides oversight and facilitates quality improvement changes in collaboration with clinical leaders, Information and Technology Services (ITS), clinical managers and directors, physicians and staff. The Program/Service Specialist serves as the liaison and change agent for clinical care areas, departments and units. They continuously identify opportunities for improvement, and accurately and promptly analyze, prioritize, and translate user needs into more standardized clinical practice, processes and use of electronic medical records (EMR) and other clinical IT tools. They develop options with stakeholders, and then lead consultations with decision makers to implement solutions....
$22.38 - $24.47 hourly
Northern Health Burns Lake, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Part time
Community Health Worker, Relocation to Burns Lake, BC As a Community Health Worker, you provide home support services to clients in accordance with a pre-established care plan. Assists with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, planning and preparing meals while promoting maximum independence. Key Responsibilities Assists clients with activities of daily living such as feeding, lifts and transfers, bathing skin care, oral hygiene, and toileting. Performs delegated tasks for which delegation of tasks training has been completed, such as catheter care, suppository insertion, application of non-steril dressings, assistance with medication administration, provides medication reminders, and exercise and mobilization routines. Plans, prepares and serves meals, in accordance to care plan Performs duties as authorized in care plan, washing dishes after meal prep, laundry   What you bring Graduation from a recognized Home Support...
$35.53 - $45.73 hourly
Northern Health Chetwynd, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Chetwynd General Hospital is accepting applications for registered nurses to work with their highly engaged team of healthcare professionals. As Registered Nurse you practice in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.   Key Responsibilities Completes a comprehensive assessment of the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural and spiritual needs of the client and family unit and determines client status and responses to actual or potential health problems. Coordinates and oversees the overall care. Sets priorities,...
$35.53 - $45.73 hourly
Northern Health Chetwynd, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Position Summary In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Care where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Nurse (PCN) practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). The Primary Care Nurse (PCN) functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practices to provide competent, safe and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools and communities. The PCN provides care that includes clinical follow up according to the person’s primary Care Plan and the person’s personal goals of care to inform plans of care developed collaboratively with the interprofessional team. The Primary Care Nurse will provide direct clinical care and services to...
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Dawson Creek, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Dawson Creek & District Hospital is accepting applications for their critical care department working in both ICU and ER. The ER/ICU RN identifies, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care to assist patients in meeting their physical, social, and psychological needs in the Emergency and Critical Care environment.  Key Responsibilities Determines client status and response to actual and potential health problems, plans interventions, performs and evaluates planned interventions. Administers medications based on patient status and physicians’ orders. Assesses charts and reports patient responses to medications to physician. Provides direct nursing care by performing duties such as personal hygiene, monitoring vital signs, wound care, management of intravenous, chest drainage and assisting physician with other medical / surgical procedures. Provides direct nursing interventions for management of crisis and life threatening situations and violent and aggressive...
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Dawson Creek, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Registered Nurse, Critical Care, Dawson Creek BC Dawson Creek & District Hospital is accepting applications for their critical care department working in both ICU and ER. The ER/ICU RN identifies, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care to assist patients in meeting their physical, social, and psychological needs in the Emergency and Critical Care environment.  Key Responsibilities Determines client status and response to actual and potential health problems, plans interventions, performs and evaluates planned interventions. Administers medications based on patient status and physicians’ orders. Assesses charts and reports patient responses to medications to physician. Provides direct nursing care by performing duties such as personal hygiene, monitoring vital signs, wound care, management of intravenous, chest drainage and assisting physician with other medical / surgical procedures. Provides direct nursing interventions for management of crisis and...
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Dawson Creek, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Position Summary Under the general direction of the OR/PACU Unit Manager, the OR/P.A.R. nurse provides direct nursing care to the peri-operative patient according to established standards/policies and provides work direction to nursing and non-nursing staff as required. The OR/P.A.R. nurse assesses the physical and psychological needs; plans, implements, evaluating and documents the nursing care for the patient during the peri-operative process, and the immediate post-operative period. Willing to do a minimum of 8 days on call per month. AORN Perioperative Nursing Program Details There are 2 training positions available for this intake Northern Health provides placement support and funding for tuition, textbooks, and travel expenses for clinical placements, as required Learners should expect to make a 6 – 12 month commitment for this education, which includes online and in-person learning Additional study time, outside of schedule hours, may be required to successfully...
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Fort St. James, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
As a Registered Nurse in the medical/surgical unit you are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care and nursing practice activities. Key Responsibilities Assess, records and reports the health status of assigned patients to identify and document patient status by performing duties. Collaborates with the nursing team and multi-disciplinary team members to develop and modify a care plan to address the assessed needs of the individual. Evaluates patient response to the care by assessing the effect of the nursing interventions as identified in the care plan and modifying interventions as appropriate. Initiates the multi-disciplinary team evaluation of patient care, including readiness for discharge. What you bring Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN or RPN registrant. All Specially Trained Nursing Skills (STN) related to the unit of employment must be completed within six (6) months of...
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Position Summary Reporting to the Unit Manager Emergency/ Ambulatory Care, the staff nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care and nursing practice activities of patients presenting in the Emergency Department. Also provides nursing care, assistance and relief to all nursing areas including ICU; Maternity; Med/Surg and Ambulatory Care within the frame work of quality management and in accordance with the Fort St. John Hospital & Health Centre mission statement. The role is defined by the needs of the Hospital, a select patient/family population, agency expectations and the goals for professional nursing practice.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant. Acquires and maintains skill certification in the following: A.C.L.S., CPR, Neonatal Resuscitation, IV therapy, Blood Glucose Monitoring, Ventilator and basic Cardiac Monitoring. Three (3) years’ full-time...
$22.38 - $24.47 hourly
Northern Health Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Part time
Position Summary Under the direction of the Field Supervisor/Coordinator, and clinical direction of the RN Field Supervisor or Clinical Leader, provides home support services to clients in accordance with a pre-established care plan. Assists with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, planning and preparing meals while promoting maximum independence. Performs delegated tasks for which delegation of tasks training has been completed.  Qualifications Grade 12 plus graduation from a recognized Home Support Attendant/ Resident Care Aid Program or equivalent combination of current education, training and experience. Registered on the BC Care Aid Registry. Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License. Use of personal vehicle. View Fort St. John Community
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Position Summary Under the direction of the Manager, Med/Surg; ICU; In-patients, is responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients presenting in the ICU Unit.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant. Current C.P.R., I.V. Therapy and Blood Glucose Monitor and Ventilator Certificates mandatory. In-house Coronary Care Course Certificate or equivalent. One (1) year full-time recent experience in intensive care. View Fort St. John Community
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Fort Nelson, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Registered Nurse, Relocation to Fort Nelson BC As a Registered Nurse you are responsible for the provision of direct nursing care for patients.  Duties are of a diverse nature involving developing patient care programs, administering treatments, monitoring progress and initiating interventions where required, providing educational and emotional support to patients and families and maintaining up to date, accurate records of patient history and status. Key Responsibilities Compiles and updates patient medical records such as progress summaries, kardex and charts to ensure complete and accurate documentation is maintained; records all mediations, treatments and procedures; patient conditions and unusual incidents according to established hospital standards. Completes a count of narcotics at the end of the shift. Maintains a safe environment for patient, families and staff by adhering to emergency procedures and safety policies and procedures. What you bring...
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Part time
Fort St. John Hospital & Health Centre is accepting applications for experienced operating room nurses. The OR/P.A.R. nurse assesses the physical and psychological needs; plans, implements, evaluating and documents the nursing care for the patient during the peri-operative process, and the immediate post-operative period.  Willing to do a minimum of 8 days on call per month. Key Responsibilities Determines client status and response to actual and potential health problems, plans interventions, performs and evaluates planned interventions. Administers medications based on patient status and physicians’ orders. Assesses charts and reports patient responses to medications to physician. Provides direct nursing care by performing duties such as personal hygiene, monitoring vital signs, wound care, management of intravenous, chest drainage and assisting physician with other medical / surgical procedures. Provides direct nursing interventions for management of...
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
The Mental Health & Addiction Nurse is responsible for providing and developing services to maintain or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population. The Mental Health & Addiction Nurse is a member of the Mobile Support Team delivering outreach to First Nations communities and reserves by providing a continuum of services such as: prevention, promotion, and education; assessments and care planning for individuals; and consultation on cultural and clinical interventions; and crisis response when communities are impacted by critical events. Key Responsibilities Conducts assessments of the client’s condition and determines the client’s needs, including identifying early symptoms. Provides bio/psycho/social services in the assigned clinical area(s) that include a continuum of options designed to optimize clients’ recovery and ability to function. As required by the assigned clinical area(s) provides case management,...
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Part time
Position Summary In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Care where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Nurse (PCN) practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). The Primary Care Nurse (PCN) functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practices to provide competent, safe and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools and communities. The PCN provides care that includes clinical follow up according to the person’s primary Care Plan and the person’s personal goals of care to inform plans of care developed collaboratively with the interprofessional team. The Primary Care Nurse will provide direct clinical care and services to...
$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
Northern Health Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Position Summary Under the direction of the Operating room Head Nurse, the OR/P.A.R. nurse provides direct nursing care to the peri-operative patient according to established standards/policies and provides work direction to nursing and non-nursing staff as required. The OR/P.A.R. nurse assesses the physical and psychological needs; plans, implements, evaluating and documents the nursing care for the patient during the peri-operative process, and the immediate post-operative period. Nursing responsibilities include scheduled on call responsibilities. AORN Perioperative Nursing Program Details There are 2 training positions available for this intake Northern Health provides placement support and funding for tuition, textbooks, and travel expenses for clinical placements, as required Learners should expect to make a 6 – 12 month commitment for this education, which includes online and in person learning Additional study time, outside of schedule hours, may be required...
$45.00 - $53.18 hourly
Northern Health Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Northern Health is accepting applications for a Clinical Leader in the operating room at Fort St. John Hospital and Health Centre.  This is an opportunity to expand your nursing career, enhance your leadership skills and help develop those skills in others.  The Surgical Services Leader coordinates and facilitates day to day activities of the surgical services Programs to ensure effective use of resources and communication among other health care providers and conflict resolution.  As a role model and coach collaborates with Critical Care Educator to orientate staff and provides ongoing professional development to team members through education/learning plans and quality risk management activities. Key Responsibilities Develops and implements goals, objectives and procedures for assigned unit ensuring the delivery of effective and efficient patient care services. Coordinates patient flow utilizing appropriate use of beds/services in consultation and collaboration with...
$28.15 - $32.02 hourly
Northern Health Hazelton, BC, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Part time
Northern Health is accepting applications for a LPN for Wrinch Memorial Hospital. In collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse applies Nursing Process, performs assessments, plans, provides nursing care, and may provide direction to other staff. Key Responsibilities Assesses patient/resident/family’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs. Where appropriate, encourages patient/resident participation in activities of daily living. Develops and contributes to the development and on going changes to the individualized plan of care, including attending and providing input into multidisciplinary care planning meetings and family conferences. Performs nursing procedures and interventions and monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the procedures and interventions. Administers oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications including PRN medications in...