Interior Health
Nelson, British Columbia
Closing date
May 24, 2022

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Are you interested in joining a cohesive nursing team focused on quality patient care? If you are a trained and experienced RN in Perinatal and Medical/Surgical, we want to hear from you! We have two Relief Full Time opportunities and one Relief Part Time opportunity available.

Located in the beautiful community of Nelson, the Kootenay Lake Hospital Obstetrics Department is a very active and busy unit. Our nursing team work collaboratively to provide outstanding perinatal care.

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. Put your perinatal & medical/surgical nursing skills into full motion and join the passionate and welcoming nursing staff.

We have a very active maternity unit where all nurses cover labour, delivery and postpartum as well as some nursery for minor issues, growers and infants being stabilized prior to transport out. Nurses must also be able to care for post-operative gyne surgery patients and overflow medical patients. There are three delivery suites, three post-partum beds and ten bassinettes with 350 deliveries a year.

Located on the shores of beautiful Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the picturesque community of Nelson, BC. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city of Nelson a unique charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada. Residents enjoy a wide range of leisure pursuits, including hiking, biking, boating, fishing, golfing, and skiing. Nelson is an economically diverse community supported by small retail businesses, tourism, and internet-based businesses.

Apply today to join our team in Nelson! 

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience.
• Current Fetal Health Surveillance.
• Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NPR) within 2 years.
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. 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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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