Who are we looking for?
Interested in an Employed Student Nurse experience with an Interior Health in the Okanagan (OK) region? Apply here!
Interior Health supports Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students (Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing Students) with an employment opportunity within its Employed Student Nurse (ESN) Program.
What will you work on?
The ESN Program provides nursing students with a unique placement that fosters professional development and the consolidation of skills and abilities. Our program is designed to employ nursing students who have successfully completed their third-year in a recognized nursing education program.
**Second year (2nd) year students may be considered only for positions in long-term care.
ESN Positions are available in various health sectors (Acute, Community, Mental Health, Long-term Care, Rural, etc.) across Interior Health. ESNs provide direct nursing care in accordance to Interior Health's policies and procedures, and BCCNM ESN/ESPN Practice Standard requirements.
To apply for an ESN position please ensure you have completed the following:
1) Download and complete the Employed Student Nurse Prescreen Form
2) Download and complete the ESN Entry to Practice Clinical Skills List (Acute Care)
3) Create a profile or login to your profile at jobs.interiorhealth.ca
4) Upload your cover letter, resume, CPR certificate, ESN Pre-Screen and ESN Entry to Practice Clinical Skills list to your profile.
5) Submit cover letter, resume, CPR Certificate, ESN Pre-Screen and Entry to Practice Clinical Skills List with your online application.
**If you experience any issues with the online fillable form - please print, complete and scan a PDF into the application.
How will we help you grow?
We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs with immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care.
How will you create an impact?
Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.
Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you
We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
Education, Training and Experience:
• Successful completion of year 3 of a BScN program or 18 months of a RPN program, or equivalent (and continued enrollment in a BCCNM recognized nursing education program).
• Current Employed Student Registrant status (i.e. ESN or ESPN) with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• CPR Competencies (e.g. CPR certificate/experience).
*Equivalency to be determined with nursing education program in which student is registered. Psychiatric nursing students are encouraged to apply.
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.