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Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary

Put your emergency nursing skills into full motion and join the supportive and welcoming nursing staff at Kootenay Lake Hospital, in the beautiful community of Nelson.

We are looking for a self-directed, motivated, reliable and flexible registered nurse who enjoys working in a team environment and has a strong desire to learn.

This position qualifies for a $10,000 Rural Recruitment and Retention Grant. Conditions apply as follows:
• The bonus is a taxable benefit.
• Available to potential external hires to Interior Health.
• Available current Interior Health Casual RN employees who have not had regular employment status in the past year and would need to relocate outside their current work location/community to take advantage of this opportunity.

Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, this position ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. You will be required to demonstrate a specialized body of knowledge and base practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

This position works rotating day and night shifts from 07:00-19:00 and 19:00-07:00.
Our benefits package includes:
• Paid vacation
• Insurance premiums paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

If you are trained and experienced in Emergency nursing and this sounds like a fit for you, we would love to hear from you! Apply today to join our team in Nelson!


• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of emergency nursing.

• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.


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Perched on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk & Kokanee Mountains, the city of Nelson sets itself apart by offering a rare blend of outdoor adventure and cosmopolitan sophistication of arts and heritage. Downtown is lush with gardens, boutiques, and unique restaurants that offer a social feeling of big city life in a classic Victorian setting. The summer creates a mecca for hiking, golfing, and water sports while the abundant winter snow transforms the terrain at Whitewater Resort for world-class skiing and winter adventures. Come to Nelson and let the storybook charm and community welcome you.

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