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Registration Assesor

​Registration Assessor​

We have two positi​ons available:           

  • 1  regular, full-time position

  • 1  one-year maternity leave coverage (November 2019 to December 2020)

Are you a strong communicator and a confident individual who can interact courteously and professionally? Are you passionate about protecting and serving the public? If you answered yes, the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) has two exciting Registration Assessor (RA) positions that may be right for you.  The RA will be a member of our dedicated Registration Program Team and will determine whether nursing applicants are eligible for registration with BCCNP, and provide direction and advice to applicants. This position will require an individual with high attention to detail, critical thinking and superior customer service and interpersonal skills.

Who we are

BCCNP is the college empowered under the Health Professions Act to regulate the practice of all licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses and nurse practitioners in British Columbia. Regulation helps to protect the public by ensuring that professional care or service received by the public is competent, ethical and meets the standards that society views as acceptable.

At BCCNP each of us strives to meet our commitment to the following values to maintain a workplace that is respectful and supports the well-being of every BCCNP employee:

  • Trust is essential
  • Better together
  • Speak the truth
  • Protect the public
  • Stay curious

As a member of the team, you can expect to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. While your workload will be busy, the College supports staff in achieving a healthy work-life balance.​

What you will do

Reporting to the Deputy Registrar, Registration, you will work with the registration team to assist applicants through the BCCNP registration and related processes. As a Registration Assessor, you will assess applicants' eligibility for BCCNP registration.

Responsibilities include

  • Assessing applicant credentials, education and experience, character and fitness to practice by applying the Health Professions Act, BCCNP bylaws, policies and procedures in order to determine an applicant's registration eligibility
  • Identifying potential issues in an application that require additional investigation
  • Ensuring fair and consistent assessment and registration decisions through the application of registration policies and bylaws
  • Discussing application decisions with applicants and resolving problems with applicant registration files by determining missing application components and/or providing feedback and advice related to registration requirements and processes
  • Ensuring compliance with and identifying gaps in policies and procedures related to the registration process and recommending changes in order to eliminate unnecessary barriers for applicants and registrants
  • Performing routine assessments and investigations of applications related to fitness to practice or good character issues including contacting other regulatory bodies, gathering criminal court information and compiling information for review
  • Monitoring the progress of applicants in the registration and examination process and performing routine follow-ups related to the quality assurance requirements​​

Education and experience​

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, health administration or equivalent in a field related to health regulations and administration
  • Three to five years of experience working with legislation, bylaws, policies and procedures


  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge and experience using current versions of MS Office, MS CRM Dynamics, and MS SharePoint. Familiar with accessing the web and search engines, and experience with organization-specific databases.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proven ability to think critically and act appropriately while ensuring that policies, procedures and standards are maintained
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate difficult decisions in a clear and logical manner
  • Demonstrated conflict management and resolution skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Experience in an administrative, government or regulatory body environment is preferred

As the successful candidate, you will enjoy a generous compensation and benefits package.

How to apply:

Please forward your resume and cover letter, indicating where you learned of this opportunity, to The closing date for applications is Oct. 9, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in the BC College of Nursing Professionals.

While we appreciate all responses, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.