A beautiful island community on the central coast of British Columbia, 690km north of Vancouver. It is surrounded by a magical world of channels, inlets and old growth forest. It is home to salmon, orcas, humpbacks, bald eagles and the other denizens of the Pacific Northwest. The climate is mild and the area is a paradise for kayaking, sport fishing, hiking and photography.
Life in Bella Bella is defined by its physical geography and population of about 1500 people. Bella Bella is home to the proud and progressive First Nation community of the Heiltsuk Nation. Here you will discover the challenges and rewards a remote location adds to the practice of health care.
RW Large Memorial Hospital: The healthcare team consists of Physicians, RNs, LPNs, PCAs, Laboratory and Radiology Technologists, Combined Lab/X-Ray Technician, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistants, and Support Services Personnel.
Sits in a mountain valley at the head of the North Bentinck Channel. The community is at the end of a long, truly magnificent fjord, on the mainland coast of British Columbia. It is 500 km north of Vancouver and 450 km west of Williams Lake.
Tucked between snow-capped coastal mountains, this west coast village is rich in history and aboriginal culture. Its lush green valleys are home to the grizzly, salmon and bald eagle. The climate is mild and the area is a paradise for sport fishing, hiking, heli-skiing and photography. Hanging glaciers provide majestic backdrops where waterfalls plummet down vertical granite walls into the icy waters. Few places on earth provide such magnificent natural beauty!
Approximately 1800 people live in Bella Coola. The population is evenly split between members of the Nuxalk Nation and people of non-aboriginal descent. Here, where the mountains meet the sea, you’ll discover a natural paradise and a community that extends a warm welcome to its health care professionals.
Bella Coola General Hospital: The healthcare team consists of Physicians, RNs, LPNs, PCAs, Laboratory Technologists, Radiology Technologist, Combined Lab/Xray Technician, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistants, Mental Health, Public Health RN, Physiotherapist, Rehab Assistant, and Support Services Personnel.