Registered Nurse – Primary Care – Relocation to Hazelton, BC

  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • 84217 - 95728

First Nations Health Authority

About us
The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and transformational health organization of professional, innovative, and dedicated team members and leaders.

The first of its kind in Canada, FNHA works as a health-and-wellness partner with BC First Nations to support self-determination and decision-making to improve health outcomes.

The aim of the Gitxsan and Wet’suwet’en First Nations Primary Care Wellness Centre is to improve access to primary health care services and traditional wellness services for First Nations people in a way that is culturally safe and closer to home.

Title: Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)
Salary: $84,217 – $95,728 per year (pay range explained below)
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Standard hours
Location: Hagwilget, BC – FNHA is able to financially support relocation to Hazelton, BC

About the role
As Primary Care Registered Nurse, you will – be a part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary primary care team that provides team based, trauma-informed primary care services by creating a culturally safe environment in order to promote, maintain and/or restore client health. This position provides direct primary care services to clients at all life stages by observing, assessing, monitoring and documenting client health and progress to make evidence-informed decisions towards health and wellness.

The Registered Nurse actively contributes to ensuring a racism-free and culturally safe environment for all clients, their families, and staff. The role is a leader in demonstrating cultural humility and trauma and violence informed care that acknowledges the client’s values, cultural beliefs, and practices.

Provides care and service that meets the standards for Registered Nurses within the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Works within the scope of practice for Registered Nurses as determined by relevant legislation.

About you
To be successful in this role you will have/be –
– Completion of a recognized Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or an equivalent combination of education. Training and experience.

Please refer to Job Specification section of the Job Description for more details.

You may have experience in;
– Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
– CPR Certification.
– BCCDC Immunization Certification an asset.

Working at FNHA
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
– Municipal Pension plan with an employer contribution of 9.31% after eligibility period
– 3 weeks’ vacation, which increases with service to 4 weeks, sick leave credits, plus 1 personal day, 1 volunteer day, and 14 holidays including National Indigenous People’s Day and National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
– Access to group health benefits and a Health Care Spending Account through Canada Life on day 1 of employment
– And more!

The First Nations Health Authority is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce; preference will be given to individuals who identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Métis.

Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training.

We support our FNHA family members to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting.

The Pay Range is the minimum (Step 1) and maximum (highest Step) annual base salary based on full time equivalent hours.

As a health and wellness organization, the FNHA has aligned with the Provincial Public Health Order released on October 14, 2021. We have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees at First Nations Health Authority.

This policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected for employment, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination by providing a copy of your BC Vaccination Card Passport with the QR code.

How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the ‘Apply for Job’ button.

Open until filled

For more information about us, please visit:
If you have any inquiries or issues please contact FNHA Recruitment at

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Pay: $84,217.00-$95,728.00 per year

Company pension
Dental care
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Life insurance
Paid time off
Relocation assistance
Flexible Language Requirement:
French not required

Registered Nurse (RN) License (required)

Work Location: In person