Specialty Aboriginal Health Nursing

Role and Facility Information

Indigenous Wellness Nurse
Vancouver, BC

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of First Nations communities? You are an experienced nurse who is committed to a proactive holistic approach to health and wellness.

In this role you will develop, implement and evaluate culturally appropriate Indigenous Wellness education programs in the area of sexual health, HIV, HCV and Harm Reduction. This role combines aspects of health care practitioner, facilitator and evaluator in steering outreach education and sexual health trainings for community members.

Education & Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a recognized university and two (2) years of nursing experience
• Successful completion of approved training in public health nursing or approved training in obstetrics, mental health, or some other specialty
• Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses' of British Columbia (CRNBC).
• Current Sexually Transmitted Infections and Contraceptive Management Certification
• CPR C Certificate


Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program.

Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training. We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting.

FNHA offers competitive salary, pension, extended health benefits and employee supports for mental wellness including an EAP and cultural supports.


At FNHA, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to BC’s history. With a unique governing structure and mandate, our fluid work environment means you can play an active role in real change.

Our talented teams value respect and foster lateral kindness in their working relationships. Our holistic approach to wellness, based on First Nations teachings, is incorporated into all aspects of work culture. Where else will you get to create a personal wellness plan as part of your performance goals?

If you are looking for more than a job, come join the FNHA family.

April 25th, 2017 at 4:00pm

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Confidential Fax: (604) 913-6135
Please include “Self-Identified”, if you are voluntarily identifying yourself as First Nations or Aboriginal.

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