Island Health - Critical Care Cardiac Nurses


Island Health is seeking full-time, part-time and temporary Critical Care Cardiac Nurses in Victoria, BC.

Are you an experienced critical care cardiac nurse? We are looking for dynamic, knowledgeable and experienced critical care nurses to join our multidisciplinary teams. Focused on quality, Critical Care nurses play a pivotal role in providing patient-centred care in a hospital setting.

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You are a graduate of a recognized nursing program, and have a minimum of two years' recent critical care nursing experience and/or your accredited Critical Care course. Along with your current, practicing registration with College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC), you have a demonstrated ability in arrhythmia interpretation as evidenced by a mark of 75% on the Island Health ECG Challenge exam. Advanced Cardiac Life Support is an asset.

Learn more and apply online:


  • Contact: Teresa Hanna, Manager, CCU, CVU and Perfusion Services
  • Email:
  • Phone: 250-519-1925

About Us
Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and provides health care and support services to over 750,000 residents on Vancouver Island, the surrounding islands and the mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island.

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.
Come be part of our future!

Employer Paid Benefits

WE OFFER an exceptional benefits package, including employer paid premiums for medical, dental, extended health and life insurance, plus four weeks annual vacation after your first year of employment.

BC Medical Services Plan

  • Provides payment for medically required services from family practitioners, specialists, supplementary health care practitioners, laboratory & diagnostic service providers.
  • Out of province applicants must live in BC for three months before they become eligible for coverage under the BC Medical Services Plan.

Extended Health Care

  • Includes out of country coverage.
  • Pays for specialized services and supplies not provided under the provincial medical services plan such as prescription drugs, paramedical services, vision care and hospital accommodation differential costs. Some maximums apply.

Dental Coverage

  • Provides for reimbursement of a percentage of the costs of basic, restorative and orthodontic services, subject to some maximums and wait times.

Life Insurance

  • A lump sum death benefit that is doubled if death is the result of an accident.
  • A lump sum payment on loss of sight or a limb.

Short &/or Long Term Disability

  • Short-term sick leave benefits are provided if unable to work due to non-occupational injury or illness.
  • Long-term Disability provides continuing income in the event of total disability.

Pension Plan

  • Pension benefits are provided through employer and employee contributions to the Municipal Pension Plan.

Paid Time Off

  • Paid vacation as per the Healthcare Collective Agreements or Non-Contract Terms & Conditions of Employment.
  • Vacation starts at 18 to 20 days per year with additional time accrued based on years of service.
  • 12 paid statutory holidays per year.

Employee and Family Assistance Plan

  • Access to free confidential counseling services to deal with a wide range of concerns, both personal & work related for all employees and their families.

Other Benefits

  • Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave in accordance with the Collective Agreement. A supplemental employment benefit/wage top-up (SEB) may be payable to eligible employees
  • Paid time off may be available in the event of a family crisis
  • Unpaid Compassionate Care Leave may be available to care for a terminally ill family member. (In accordance with the Employment Standards Act).

Benefits for Casual Employees
Limited health benefits may be available, on completion of the eligibility requirement of their Health Sector Collective Agreement. Casual employees under the Nurses & Paramedical Collective Agreements who purchase certain health benefits once eligible, and who work a minimum of 975 hrs between October 1 and the following September 30, may receive a refund of the premiums paid for those benefits, to a maximum of 12 month’s premium. Casual employees also receive a premium in lieu of vacation and statutory holidays.

Posted:  June 14, 2018
Expires:  July 15, 2018