​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Current Postings​​​​

Program Assistant / Assistant.e de projets (Bilingual)

​​Updated: June 3, 2022

Position: Full-time, Permanent

​Location: Vancouver, B.C. - Hyprid: a combination of working from home and from our beautiful offices at 200 Granville St., in Vancouver, BC.​

Are you eager to put your well-honed communication and coordinating skills to work for a values-based organization that's helping solve the nursing crisis?  Do you thrive on details and on ensuring that projects and teams run at their best? And does your energy, enthusiasm, and professional approach help establish excellent relationships with stakeholders, suppliers and office teammates?  If so, this full-time job may be for you!

As an integral member of the Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS) at the BC College of Nurses and Midwives, the Project Assistant (PA) is key to ensuring the range of provincial and national projects move forward successfully. The PA works independently to balance priorities and workflow to provide efficient and effective support to the NCAS team and its projects. The PA manages deadlines and time pressures, and exercises initiative, judgement and problem-solving skills to complete work.

This is an ideal role for a confident, energetic and adaptable self-starter who can communicate fluently in French and English, and who may be interested in moving into project management in the future

Check out the job posting for more details. 

Program Coordinator

​​Updated: June 2, 2022

Position: Full-time, Permanent

​Location: Vancouver, B.C. - This position requires staff split their time between our Vancouver-based office at 200 Granville St., the assessment site (currently Langara College), and their own home (if desired).​​ 

Are you an events professional who enjoys high-paced environments? Do you thrive on getting the details right and ensuring everything runs smoothly? And are you excited by the opportunity to address the health care crisis in this country? If this role speaks to you, keep reading!

The Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS) is looking for a Program Coordinator. This planning and coordinating role is critical for ensuring our high stakes nursing examinations run as planned and, that the hundreds of internationally educated health professionals who are seeking licensure in Canada can navigate our complex examination processes more easily. This position is ideal for a seasoned event planner who is energized by engaging with others, and who enjoys a balance of administratively detailed work along with event coordination. It may also be ideal for an RN or LPN who is interested in a unique way to combine their skills in health care with those in event management.

NOTE: NCAS currently runs its assessments on average two weekends each month, and occasionally runs training sessions in the evening; thus, some evening and weekend work will be required.

Check out the job posting for more details. 

​Subject Matter Experts

​​​​​Updated: February 25, 2020​

Are you interested in a unique opportunity to support your profession? To develop your skills and expand your professional network? To supplement your income while contributing your views and expertise?

The Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS) needs you!

NCAS is looking for nursing professionals to serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) in its competency assessment development process. SMEs write assessment cases and questions, develop and revise standards, validate assessments, and help with field testing. This is occasional work throughout the year.

Who we are

NCAS is a competency-based assessment service for nursing professionals applying for practicing registration who cannot provide evidence that they meet the education and/or competency requirements for registration. It is a three-step assessment involving a computer-based assessment (which can be taken internationally), and a simulation lab assessment and oral assessment (which take place at Langara College in BC).

What are we looking for?

To be eligible, potential candidates must:

  • Hold practicing registration, in good standing, with BCCNM
  • Have at least 2 y​ears’ experience practising as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)
  • Be familiar with the entry level competencies of one or more of the following professions in British Columbia: HCAs, LPNs, RNs or RPNs
  • Have excellent oral, written and well-developed interpersonal communication skills
  • Have solid IT skills; the work might involve using an online platform
  • Be comfortable working intensively over a short period of time


Compensation varies by the nature of the work performed, and will be detailed in each invitation sent to the SME pool. ​

How to apply

Click here to submit an online application. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

To learn more about our organization, please visit www.ncasbc.ca.

Thank you for your interest in the Nursing Community Assessment Service.​