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Employed Student Nurse: Experience Nursing before you graduate!

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A picture of Jill - she is wearing yellow scrubs with a grey fleece vest on top. She has long light brown hair and is wearing a blue surgical mask.
Jill Sader, once an ESN and now a Registered Nurse, talks about her experience as an ESN and moving to Smithers, BC!

Are you enrolled in a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse program? Fantastic! Interested in getting some nursing experience before you graduate? Heck ya? Well, have we got the opportunity for you…

Northern Health is accepting applications between October 11 – November 8 for Employed Student Nurse (ESN) positions starting in spring 2023. Summer and year-round positions are available to 2nd and 3rd year (or equivalent) nursing students to work in many Northern Health communities and practice settings! Don’t wait, apply now!

The purpose of the Employed Student Nurse Program (ESN) is to provide an opportunity for nursing students to develop their existing skills and competencies, and prepare for entry to practice as a new graduate nurse.

Jill Sader, once an ESN and now a Registered Nurse, talks about her experience as an ESN and moving to Smithers, BC! Listen to her story about the ESN program and why she fell in love with Northern BC!

 For more on the ESN program, including how to apply and contacts, visit the Student Practice Education page on our website.