Northern Health
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About Northern Health

Susan, Primary Care Nurse

Primary Care Nurse Susan Umstot tells us what drew her to the Robson Valley, and what she loves about her role at Northern Health.

Benefits and incentives

Northern Health offers a full benefit package to regular full-time and part-time employees including their spouse and eligible dependents. Casual employees are given the option of purchasing their benefits (MSP, Extended Health and Dental) for themselves and their eligible dependents.
Extended health
Our extended health plan covers a variety of expenses when incurred by you or your dependents as a result of the necessary treatment of an illness or injury. There is an annual deductible.
Our dental plan covers 100% of basic dental services and over 60% of major reconstruction services and orthodontic services.
Group life insurance
The Group Life benefit is paid to your beneficiary or estate in the event of your death from any source while employed with Northern Health.
Long term disability
The Long Term Disability benefit provides you with a monthly income if you are unable to work as a result of an accident or sickness after you complete your qualifying period.
Accidental death and dismemberment
The Accidental Death benefit is paid to your beneficiary or estate in the event of your death as a result of an accident. It is paid in addition to the Group Life benefit. The cost of the benefit is paid by Northern Health. An Accidental Dismemberment benefit is paid to you if you lose a limb, sight, hearing or speech as a result of an accident, and includes loss of use (paralysis).
Municipal pension plan
Municipal Pension Plan is a condition of employment for all regular full-time employees and optional for regular part-time employees.
Employee and family assistance program
This is an off-site, confidential, voluntary, short-term counseling program provided for employees to deal with a range of personal, family and workplace concerns. These services are provided to employees at no cost.

Jill, Registered Nurse

Jill Sader, once ESN and now Registered Nurse, talks about her experience as an ESN and moving to Smithers BC! Listen to her story about the ESN program and why she fell in love with northern BC!

Robyn, Clinical Dietitian

Robyn enjoys the community connection in Vanderhoof and sharing her expertise in food and nutrition.

About Us

At Northern Health, we build for the future. Acquiring and retaining high-quality talent is a high priority for our organization’s success. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. Meaningful and rewarding careers, and an outstanding quality of life await you within the diverse communities of this spectacular region.
If you’re looking to make a big difference in healthcare while enjoying an outstanding quality of life, you owe it to yourself to choose Northern Health in beautiful northern British Columbia. Our vast landscape features rugged shorelines, coastal and island communities, rivers and lakes, fertile prairie, rolling foothills and majestic mountains. Our climate includes all four distinct seasons, each offering its own beauty.
Northern Health delivers health care services across northern BC, including acute care, mental health, public health, addictions, and home and community care. Covering almost two-thirds of BC’s geography, we are a recognized leader in rural and remote health care.

Heather, Occupational Therapist

The work-life balance Heather has in Burns Lake makes it an ideal place for her to live.

Career Growth

Northern Health has always prided itself as an organization that encourages career development at all levels. Whether through continued education courses and opportunities offered by our local university and college partnerships, or in-house training and management programs or through coaching and team mentoring, there is always room to grow at Northern Health.

Jomy, Licensed Practical Nurse

Jomy and his family enjoy living and working in the beautiful town of Dawson Creek.

Brittany, Health Care Assistant

Brittany feels like a part of a close-knit family, both at work, and in her community of Fort St. John.

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