Are you an Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, and/or Inuit) job seeker who comes from Canada OR the United States?
Are you interested in a career at Interior Health and looking for one-on-one support in navigating the application process?
Our Aboriginal Career Specialists can help!
Interior Health (IH) is dedicated to working with Aboriginal populations (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) within its boundaries and is focused on improving the health of Aboriginal people we care for. As we look to the future, IH is shifting toward a more culturally-competent focus both in our hospitals and out in the community, to better serve Aboriginal Peoples within the Southern Interior region. Interior Health remains committed to the goal of reaching a representative Aboriginal workforce reflective of Aboriginal populations in the Southern Interior region, and ensuring that we hire and retain Aboriginal people at all levels of the organization – from front line to leadership.
** If you applied before April 1, 2022, and would like to continue being supported by one of our Aboriginal Career Specialists, please re-submit your application **
STEPS TO APPLYING AS AN ABORIGINAL APPLICANT:
** Self-identification must be indicated on your resume and/or cover letter. Only candidates who self-identify on their resume/cover letter will be contacted **
Make Sure you are eligible to apply as an Aboriginal applicant:
In order to qualify for one-on-one support from our Aboriginal Career Specialists you must identify as Aboriginal; North American Indians or Aboriginal/Indigenous peoples include First Nations (status and non-status), Métis and Inuit. Only those Aboriginal persons who come from Canada and the United States should identify themselves as belonging to this designated group.
Opportunities Exist at IH:
Did you know that IH employs over 26,000+ employees in diverse opportunities across our region:
Direct Patient Care:
- Health Care Assistant
- Laboratory Services
- Social Work
- Mental Health
- Medical Imaging
- Aboriginal Patient Navigators
Non- Direct Patient Care:
- Administrative Services
- Human Resources
- Staffing Services
- Finance and Accounting
- Information Management Information Technology (IMIT)
- Leadership Opportunities
- Aboriginal Partnerships
- Support Services (food services & housekeeping)
View current opportunities
Click one of the following links to view current job opportunities:
Aboriginal opportunities: Search Aboriginal Jobs at INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY
All postings: Working at Interior Health Authority | Careers at INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY
** Please Note**
If you don’t have a position or specific department in mind, or you’re having difficulty applying, and would like support from our Aboriginal Career Specialists, please email email@example.com
Once you have identified opportunities that match your education, skills and experience, click the “Apply Now” button, you will be re-directed to the Room to Grow website where you will either “create profile”(new user) or “sign in” (existing user). New users will need to upload current resume and other supporting documents (cover letter, certificates, etc).
Once your profile is complete, you’re ready to apply!
**After you have applied to this posting**
One of our Aboriginal Career Specialists will contact you directly by email to have an open discussion with you to explore how your skills, interests and career aspirations may match current opportunities at IH.
For those candidates that do not have an email address, initial communication will be by phone.
Posting indicates permanent full time, however, opportunities may vary to include casual, part time and full time. (0-37.5 hours/week)
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.