Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Build meaningful relationships with residents, families and coworkers. Join the Island Health Long-Term Care team as a registered nurse or psychiatric registered nurse. 

Island Health is hiring full-time and part-time registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses across the Vancouver Island region in British Columbia. With 16 long-term care homes in the region, you can work in British Columbia's capital city or in a small, rural setting.

As a registered nurse/registered psychiatric nurse, you provide direct nursing cate to an assigned group of residents/clients and provide guidance to caregivers for resident/client care that is consistent with the current standards of professional practice, the philosophy of care, and established organizational standards within an interdisciplinary care environment. 

Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN/RPN registrant (or eligibility). 


Island Health offers an employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, Municipal Pension Plan, long-term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus paid time off. Relocation assistance up to $5,000 is available. 


Why Island Health?
We know that the people make the organization. Our team is made up of more than 30,000 health care professionals, including the more than 3,000 doctors, nurse practitioners, midwives that make up our Medical Staff, and 1,000 volunteers. Together, we are committed to providing superior health care through innovation, teaching and research and a commitment to quality and safety – creating healthier, stronger communities and a better quality of life for those we touch.

Island Health continues to be selected for top employer awards, including BC’s Top Employer (2023). As an organization, we are committed to cultural safety and humility and we demonstrate this through our actions to address Indigenous specific racism, systemic racism and the ongoing impacts of colonialism.

The Vancouver Island region offers endless year-round recreation opportunities in a spectacular setting.

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