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Health Care

Island Health (formerly VIHA)

Island Health (formerly VIHA) provides health care to people on Vancouver Island, on the islands of the Georgia Strait, and in the mainland communities between Powell River and Rivers Inlet. VIHA is the primary employer for health workers and professionals on the island.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is responsible for managing the quality, coordination, accessibility and cost of selected province-wide health care programs and services. They are made up of a number of specialty health care agencies and coordinate many programs and services throughout BC. The Career Centre section of the website is a one stop shop for all open positions throughout the province.

North Island College

North Island College has initiated its own Health Care Advisory Committee comprised of local health care providers and industry leaders to ensure that NIC programs reflect the latest demands in health care. Whether it’s a need for expanded knowledge on dementia care or the use of new hospital equipment, NIC immediately adapts its curriculum to ensure students receive the most current education possible.

Discovery Community College

Certificate and Diploma programs in Residential/Home Care Attendant, Community Support Worker, Dental Assistant, and Practical Nurse Access. Also Medical and Dental Office Management and administration.

Vancouver Island University

Within the thirteen programs in the Faculty of Health and Human services, VIU offers a wide range of courses leading towards six-month certificates, two-year diplomas, four-year degrees, and much in between.

Information about We Care services in the Comox Valley and North Island.

Communitas Supportive Care Society

Information about Communitas services on the North Island.

Retirement Concepts Careers

Retirement Concepts is the largest private operator of seniors’ homes in British Columbia.

Berwick Retirement Communities

A new Berwick Retirement community is being built in Campbell River.  For employment information you can check out their site.