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Nominate Your Peers for the NUS Leadership Award – Due March 13, 2024 at 11:59pm

Dear Year 4 BSN Students, 

Three awards of $450 each are offered by the Nursing Undergraduate Society to graduating students of the May 2024 cohort who are dedicated to the nursing profession and have strived to improve the school life environment of UBC nursing students through volunteer activity. Candidates are to be nominated by their fellow students and nominations will be reviewed and adjudicated for mid-May by the BSN Awards Committee.  

To Nominate, please complete the following survey: LINK 

Submit your application before 11:59pm PST on March 13, 2024

If you have questions, please contact awards@nursing.ubc.ca.   

PHSA Invites You: Virtual Info Session Inpatient Units -BCCH

PHSA is reaching out to extend an invitation to our upcoming Virtual Info Session for various Inpatient Units at BC Children’s Hospital on Thursday, March 7th, 2024, from 1PM – 2PM.

This event is designed for both experienced and new grad Registered Nurses (RN’s) who are interested in pursing a career within Inpatient Units at BCCH. This session is hosted by PHSA and will highlight all opportunities available at the following inpatient units:

Medical Inpatient Unit
Surgical Inpatient Unit
Nursing Resource Team

Please find the invitation attached for full details, and you can use the link below to register.

Join PHSA’s Exclusive Birthing & NICU Virtual Info Session BC Women’s Hospital

PHSA Birthing Info Session will take place on March 4th at 1:00 PM PST. This virtual session is perfect for Registered Nurses (RNs) – both experienced and new graduates – as it will highlight BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre’s Birthing Unit and current career opportunities in the specialized practice. Please find the invitation attached for full details, and you can use the link below to register.


Birthing Info Poster

PHSA will also be hosting a second Info Session outlining NICU nursing opportunities at BC Women’s Hospital. This session is for experienced and newly graduated RNs and will highlight the latest career opportunities. It will take place on Thursday, Mar 14, 2024, at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST.  Please find the invitation attached for full details, and you can use the link below to register.


NICU Nursing Info Poster

Thank you, and PHSA look forward to your participation and connecting with you during the sessions.

Camp White Pine Job Opportunity

Dear Term 5 students,

Camp White Pine is an overnight summer camp in Ontario, and they hire nurses each summer to live at work with us at camp! This year, they’re looking to hire 1-2 nurses.
It’s a great opportunity to work with kids, and a team of experienced family doctors. The position runs from June 22 – August 15 and we offer room and board to all candidates. You are welcome to email David directly at david@campwhitepine.com, or apply online.
Click here for more info. Please let David know if you have any questions!

Booking Graduation Photos

Hello 4th year BSN students,

Book your graduation photography appointment: https://artona.com/schools/UBC-ALLFAC

September 5, 2023 – March 30, 2024 

You are encouraged to book early as these dates are open to all graduating students; weekends and evenings sell out fast.

If you have any questions, contact Artona directly at csr@artona.com or use the live chat on artona.com

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PHSA ESN Program – Applications Starting Soon

Application window opens next week: November 1 – November 30.

This year has seen a huge expansion for PHSA’s ESN program, and they are now accepting more ESNs than ever before, with the only requirement for most programs being that they have completed their Adult Medical/Surgical rotation prior to their intake/orientation date. Please note BC Woman’s Hospital & Health Centre still requires completion of a Maternity/ Newborn rotation.

The programs accepting ESNs this year are:

  • BC Children’s Hospital – Vancouver
  • BC Woman’s Hospital & Health Centre – Vancouver
  • BC Mental Health & Substance  Use Services – Sites across BC
  • BC Cancer – Sites across BC
  • BC Centre for Disease Control – Vancouver

Reminder that PHSA will have a small intake in December, so it is important they get their applications in ASAP so the hiring leaders can start shortlisting and interviewing.

Here is a link to the application page: http://www.phsa.ca/careers/nursing-careers/employed-student-nurse-program

More details here

Have questions? Check out the FAQs

Questions and applications can be sent to  ESN@phsa.ca.


Providence Health Care ESN and ESPN Program

Providence Health Care’s Employed Student Nurse/Employed Student Psychiatric Nurse (ESN/ESPN) program provides third and fourth year RN and RPN students with professional opportunities:

Paid casual employment
Flexible work shift scheduling
ESN/ESPN role is supernumerary
Experience using an electronic health record
Full orientation and dedicated practice support
Hands on experience supported by experienced nurses
Working in a quaternary, academic, research institute
Consolidating RN/RPN knowledge and skills

Click here for more details

Last Chance to Submit Your Application for Year 4 BSN Student Awards (Deadline Extended to Oct. 10 at 7am)

Dear Year 4 BSN Students,

The BSN Program is accepting applications for a number of University Awards for Year 4 BSN students.These are merit-based University Awards provided to students at the recommendation of the School of Nursing / BSN Program, and the following conditions apply:

  • They are governed by University Awards campus wide policy, as outlined in the UBC Awards Calendar.
  • Undergraduate student awards based on academic merit will normally be given to a student who has a cumulative average of 75% or higher (with no failed courses).
  • Only 4th year BSN students are eligible for these awards (Currently in Term 4 – September / 2023W)
  • In addition to academic merit, these awards recognize volunteerism, community and/or family service, leadership, student affairs, extracurricular activities, and a commitment to the nursing profession or community, and the need for financial assistance.

To be considered for these awards please complete the BSN Awards Competition Application (Link to Survey Application). The survey will close at 7am PST on October 10, 2023. 

You will be required to use the following template BSN program award application list of activities  (also linked in the survey) to provide us with a list of your leadership, service & community engagement activities from over the last 4 years.  Please submit your completed document by following the survey instructions. 

Best of Luck!

Employed Student Nurse Program at PHSA


Across PHSA, Nurses provide specialty care in a variety of clinical environments, program and service areas across the province of British Columbia. Our Employed Student Nurse opportunities vary greatly in types of care, patients, environments, specialties and location, depending on the program.

Click here for more details.

Fraser Health – Employed Student Nurse Posting (RN/RPN)

Fraser Health is currently accepting ESN applications for the 2023-2024 fiscal year until July 7th.  Students may apply to our ESN posting # 32144 by accessing the posting on our careers website:

https://careers-fraserhealth.icims.com/jobs/32144/employed-student-nurse-%28esn%29/job .  Those who have submitted their application will not have the ability to submit a new application or change their preferences, however they can update their resume if needed.

Applicant resumes must be uploaded with information regarding their clinical placements and Employed Student Nursing experience (if applicable).  Information must include: placement area, site name, date completed, approximate hours.

We have opportunities in:

Medicine, Emergency, Pediatric Emergency, Surgical services, OR, PACU, Cardiac Care, High Acuity, Intensive Care, Rehab, Neurosciences, Long-Term Care, Maternity, Pediatrics (inpatient), Neonatal Intensive Care, Renal, Palliative Care, Oncology, Urgent Care, Home Health, Vulnerable Populations Outreach, and Mental Health and Substance Use Services including: inpatient psychiatry, MHSU high acuity, MHSU emergency, MHSU older adult, and child & adolescent stabilization. Matching to specialized areas may be subject to clinical experience and/or completion of related theory courses.

Please note, hiring fairs occur throughout the year.  Only those applicants who are eligible will be considered and may be invited for an interview.

All ESN applications are reviewed and matched based on multiple factors including fair, equitable and consistent processes. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, please let students know that we are not always able to provide regular status updates.  General inquiries can be sent to:  EmployedStudentNurse@fraserhealth.ca.