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Now is a great time to consider relocating to beautiful British Columbia, Canada! We have nursing opportunities for both the new and experienced nurse including:

Registered Nurse | Specialty Nurse | Nurse Practitioner
Licensed Practical Nurse | Registered Psychiatric Nurse | New Grad Nurse 


Vancouver | Richmond | North Shore | Central Coast | Sunshine Coast | Sea to Sky 

We can offer you plenty of choices, whether you prefer community clinics or hospital settings, large urban centres or small towns, the coast or mountains. Our mild climate, natural scenic beauty and abundance of outdoor recreational activities have made us one of the most desirable places in the world to live. Come and experience it for yourself!


Vancouver Coastal Health is comprised of numerous west coast communities. Each has its own special features but shares the mild weather, spectacular scenery, and world-class recreation opportunities that make British Columbia famous.

Ready for a west coast lifestyle? Diversify your experience and work with our dynamic team in a truly client-centered environment.


About VCH


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) delivers services to more than 1 million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver’s North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Corridor, Sunshine Coast, the Central Coast and surrounding areas. The remarkable range of jobs & specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for many health care professionals. Our amazing jobs, workforce, and remarkable organizational culture ensure that VCH is always promoting better health for our communities through innovation and exceptional care.


You’ll come for the job because yours is a rewarding profession. You’ll stay for the team because of the support and the focus on great patient care. Our passionate team works in beautiful locations with second-to-none compensation and benefits


Vancouver Coastal Health offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which may vary depending on collective agreement and employment status. Most packages include the following:

Health Benefits | Vacation | Holidays & Leave | Relocation Assistance | Pension


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is proud to be named one of the best places to work in Canada by both Forbes and Glassdoor.

Our Values

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We Care for Everyone We Are Always Learning We Strive for Better Results  
We believe being caring is at the heart of what we do, caring for our patients, their families, our colleagues, and ourselves.
We believe in staying curious,
always open to innovative ideas
and ways to improve health care.
We believe in achieving better results across all functions of health care leading to better patient outcomes and improving health care.


Relocation Assistance

We’ll help get you here! Up to $5,000 in relocation assistance

New employees in unionized roles of Vancouver Coastal Health may be eligible for financial relocation assistance if they are posting into a “difficult to fill” regular position.

  1. Relocation assistance up to a maximum of $3,000 CAD is available for new VCH employees who are traveling 150+ km from other areas of BC and going directly to their place of employment with VCH.
  2. Relocation assistance up to a maximum of $5,000 CAD is available for new VCH employees who are relocating from outside of BC and traveling directly to their place of employment with VCH.


Only the following expenses are eligible for relocation assistance up to the maximum approved by VCH. Original receipts (not credit card statements) must be submitted to VCH to be eligible for reimbursement.

  • Moving household goods by a professional mover
  • Travel expenses
    • Air travel for the employee, their spouse and dependent children who will be relocating to Vancouver with you (Note: Only one-way air travel is covered. If you purchase a return fare ticket, VCH will reimburse half the cost of the return flight), or
    • Train or ferry costs for the employee and immediate family members, or
    • Gas for the vehicle when driving directly between residence at time of offer and initial residence for employment at VCH
  • Moving truck rental (for those moving their own household goods)
  • Reasonable lodging, in the event an employee is driving
  • First month’s rent or temporary lodging upon arrival in Vancouver
  • Cost of immigration medical examination for the employee
  • Canadian High Commission – Employment Authorization for the employee (work permit)
  • Cost of qualifying/upgrading course(s) required for you to obtain BCCNM eligibility (processing and registration fees are not covered)
  • Cost of emergency medical coverage during the first three months of employment for the employee, their spouse, and dependent children (can be purchased upon arrival in Vancouver)
  • All other relocation expenses will not be eligible for reimbursement

Professional Registration

In order to practice your nursing profession in British Columbia, you will be required to register with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives.

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