Are you an Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, and 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! Click here to meet our team: Aboriginal Careers | Our Careers | IH (interiorhealth.ca)
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, 2023, 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, or you can elect to self identify when creating your profile. Only candidates who have self-identified 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 people include First Nations (status and non-status), Métis and Inuit people. 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)
Apply to receive one on one support from our Aboriginal Career Specialists:
Click the “apply” button, then proceed to Step 3.
If you do not wish to receive one on one support from our Aboriginal Career Specialists check out our current opportunities below:
Aboriginal opportunities: Job Search | IH Careers (interiorhealth.ca)
All postings: Home | IH Careers (interiorhealth.ca)
Click the “Apply Now” button, you will be re-directed to Sign In or Create a profile. If you already have a profile enter your email address.
If this is your first time applying follow the steps below: (this process takes less than five minutes).
A) Click on "Sign In/Create Profile"
B) Complete name and contact information including an email address and password you will use to access your profile
C) Agree to the terms and use of the website
D) Indicate your eligibility for employment in Canada, whether or not you have worked for Interior Health and if you have ever been employed under a different name
E) Activate your email address
Upload your resume, cover letter, proof of COVID-19 vaccination and any supporting documents required.
Please have your resume, cover letter and supporting documents (certifications, typing tests etc.) ready to attach to your online applicant profile.
We accept the following file versions:
• Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)
• Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf)
• Text File (.txt)
• Rich Text Format File (.rtf)
• Graphic or Photo File (.jpg)
• High Quality Graphic File (.tif)
Once you’re 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.
If you’re having difficulty applying, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our Aboriginal Career Specialists can assist you.
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.