Vancouver Coastal Health

Nurse Practitioner, Pemberton Health Centre

Job ID 2023-104008
City Pemberton
Work Location
Pemberton Health Centre
Supplementary Job Title
Physicians & Medical Staff - Nurse Practitioner
Home Worksite
00 - Excluded - VCHA
Labour Agreement
905 - Mgt/Excluded-VCHA (37.5 Hr)
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Part-Time
Standard Hours / Week
Job Category
Nurse Practitioners
Salary Grade
Min Hourly
CAD $59.59/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $85.65/Hr.
Shift Times
Days Off


The salary range for this position is CAD $59.59/Hr. - CAD $85.65/Hr.

Job Summary

🌟 Nurse Practitioner Opportunity at Pemberton Health Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health 


🌲 Join Our Dynamic Team in Pemberton: Vancouver Coastal Health invites dedicated Nurse Practitioners to join the Pemberton Health Centre. Nestled in the picturesque Sea-to-Sky corridor, Pemberton is known for its stunning landscapes and vibrant community. This is an opportunity to balance a rewarding professional career with an outdoor, adventurous lifestyle. 


🏥 Pemberton Health Centre - A Hub of Emergency, Urgent, and Primary Care: Embedded in a center that provides comprehensive emergency, urgent, and primary care, this position allows you to work alongside physicians, nurses, and allied staff. Utilizing the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS), you will triage, manage, and treat patients across all age groups, contributing significantly to the health and well-being of the community. 


Your Key Responsibilities: 

  • 🩺 Primary Care Leadership: Conduct comprehensive assessments, diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions, ensuring holistic patient care and coordination. 
  • 💊 Initiate Treatment & Management: Lead in healthcare management, treatment initiation, and medication prescribing in line with regulatory standards. 
  • 👥 Professional Guidance & Teamwork: Offer expert guidance and work autonomously within interdisciplinary health teams. 
  • 🤝 Strategic Collaboration: Contribute to health strategy development, policy-making, and quality improvement initiatives. 
  • 📚 Professional Development & Quality Assurance: Engage in ongoing professional growth, maintain competence, and ensure the highest standards of patient care and safety. 


💡 OSCE Reimbursement Support: VCH is pleased to offer OSCE reimbursement in the form of a forgivable loan for eligible NP candidates who are hired into regular or temporary positions and have not yet completed the exam. 


🌟 Your Opportunity to Make a Difference: This is more than a job; it's a chance to have a significant impact on the health and well-being of the Pemberton community. If you are passionate about making a difference and eager to grow professionally in a stunning and dynamic setting, we encourage you to apply today. 


Education & Experience: 

  • Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). 
  • 4 years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience. 
  • Successful completion of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). 


Knowledge & Abilities: 

  • Ability to perform the full scope of NP duties and responsibilities. 
  • Applies for and maintains core and non-core privileges as active medical staff within the VCH Regional Department of Nurse Practitioners. 
  • Proficiency in developmental stages, behavioral sciences, pathophysiology, psychopathology, and epidemiology. 
  • Knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics for prescribing and evaluating treatment responses. 
  • Skills in communicating and collaborating with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self-care, and prognosis. 
  • Ability to collaborate and refer clients to physicians and other health professionals. 
  • Proficiency in critically assessing health research literature and introducing evidence-based research and education. 
  • Ability to assess and respond to population health trends; plan and implement prevention and health promotion strategies. 
  • Skilled in implementing and evaluating planned change. 
  • Ability to define specific areas of practice and client populations for service provision. 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills within a program and team setting. 
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. 


Contact for More Details or Apply Now: For more information about this exciting opportunity, please contact Michelle Sylvest, Medical Staff Talent Aquisition Advisor, at, or click the 'Apply Now' button to begin your journey with us at Pemberton Health Centre.

Closing Statement

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.



VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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