Registered Nurse (RN) - Acute/Emergency/LTC - Rural Opportunity

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Vancouver Coastal Health
Bella Bella, BC V0T 1Z0

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Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team at R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As a Registered Nurse with R.W. Large Memorial Hospital you will:

  • Provide nursing care to patients/clients on the inpatient ward.

  • Provide nursing care to predominantly older residents in a continuing care setting.

  • Provide emergency nursing care to patients/clients of all ages presenting to the emergency department with a wide variety of symptoms.

  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/resident/patient and/or family.

  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care providers.

  • Demonstrate continuous improvement and best practice approach in your nursing practice.

  • Demonstrate expertise and leadership in your nursing practice.

  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.

  • Participate on designated committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.


Bella Bella is a beautiful island community off the central coast of British Columbia, 690 km north of Vancouver. It is surrounded by a magical world of channels, inlets and old growth forest. It is home to salmon, orcas, humpbacks, bald eagles and the other denizens of the Pacific Northwest. The climate is mild and the area is a paradise for kayaking, sport fishing, hiking and photography.

The R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella has 7 acute beds, 7 residential beds and a 4-bed emergency department open 24/7, along with Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging services. It offers telehealth services as well as speciality clinics. R.W. Large Memorial Hospital also has an Intensive Case Management team for mental health and substance use. There is a medical clinic and a pharmacy located in the hospital. The healthcare team consists of Physicians, RNs, LPNs, PCAs, Laboratory and Radiology Technologists, Combined Lab/X-Ray Technologists, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistants, and Support Services Personnel.

Relocation assistance and staff housing may be available.

R.W. Large Memorial Hospital is located on the traditional territories of the Heiltsuk Nation. 



Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

  • Completion of a recognized advanced nursing program in emergency or critical care nursing, one year recent, related experience in emergency or critical care nursing, or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.