Overview of Employed Student Nurses(ESNs)/Employed Student Psychiatric Nurses (ESPNs)
Interior Health supports Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students (registered nurses/registered psychiatric nurses) with an employment opportunity within its ESNs/ESPNs Program. The ESN/ESPN Program provides nursing students with a unique placement that fosters professional development and the consolidation of skills and abilities. It's designed to employ nursing students who have successfully completed their second or third year in a recognized nursing education program.
ESNs/ESPNs positions are available in various health sectors (Acute, Long-term Care, Rural, etc.) across Interior Health. ESN/ESPNs provide direct nursing care in accordance to Interior Health's policies and procedures, and British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) requirements.