VIHA – Critical Care Nurse – Nanaimo/Victoria Hospitals

Are you looking for a demanding, yet rewarding career as a Critical Care Nurse?

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Island Health is looking for patient-focused team players to work in Nanaimo
and Victoria hospitals (Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Royal Jubilee
Hospital and Victoria General Hospital) Adult Intensive Care Units and newly
developed Adult High Acuity Units.

Join a compassionate and dedicated team who provide excellence in care
for critically ill patients who often have complex health histories. In this
collaborative role, you will demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice while maintaining a positive connection with the patients and their families.


  • graduation from an approved School of Nursing
  • current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) or eligible for registration
  • minimum two years of recent critical care/HAU nursing experience and/or completion of a Critical Care/High Acuity accredited course

Learn more and apply online:

Relocation assistance may be available.

About Island Health
Island Health is one of British Columbia’s regional health authorities. With more than 24,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 3,000 volunteers,
Island Health Is the largest employer on Vancouver Island, providing a comprehensive range of progressive health services to the 765,000 residents
of Vancouver Island and adjacent coastal communities.

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) is a level 3 Trauma Centre for
Vancouver Island that serves patients from the Malahat North. Our 10-bed ICU cares for critically ill patients and a new High Acuity Unit was opened on October 1, 2020. Both the ICU and HAU are staffed with specialty trained
nurses. A new ICU/HAU building project is currently under development.
Additional specialties include renal services.

Royal Jubilee Hospital (RJH) is a tertiary level hospital that cares for sick
medical/surgical patients, with a primary focus on renal, vascular, thoracic,
cardiac and burn focused specialties. Our 11-bed ICU cares for critically ill patients and in October 2020, RJH opened a new 8-bed High Acuity Unit,
staffed with specialty trained nurses.

Victoria General Hospital (VGH) is designated as a level 2 Trauma Centre
for Vancouver Island and is the tertiary referral centre for Neurosciences.
Additional specialties include maternity, women’s health and pediatrics.
Our 9-bed ICU cares for critically ill patients and in the spring of 2021,
VGH will expand by an additional six beds.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental
and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive
extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year
of employment.

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Posted: February 9, 2021; Expires: March 13, 2021