We are actively recruiting Registered Nurses!

Do you have your BCLS/ACLS certification? There is up to $15,000 in provincial recruitment incentives for hard-to-recruit Registered Nurse positions!

We are actively recruiting Registered Nurses (RN) to join our team in New Brunswick.

No matter your background or specialty, we will find a good fit for you. Additional consideration is given to RNs with BCLS/ACLS certification, PALS certification, or TNCC trauma training.

Registered Nurses

Whether you are a perioperative nurse, critical care nurse, psychiatric nurse, geriatric nurse, pediatric nurse, oncology nurse or other specialty, we can find a good fit for you.

There are full-time, part-time, and casual opportunities in acute and community settings such as regional and community hospitals, community health centres, clinics, Public Health, and addiction and mental health services.

RNs are critical in Horizon’s ability to provide exceptional care. With a team of over 4,000 RNs, you will work directly with physicians and other health care professionals to assess patients, create care plans, provide treatment, and monitor patient recovery and progress. You will contribute to the overall wellbeing and quality of life of our communities in New Brunswick.

Registered Nurse Incentives

If you are a Registered Nurse (RN) and are interested in working in New Brunswick for Horizon, you may be eligible to receive up to $20,000 in  incentives!

Who is Eligible: Registered Nurses (RNs) and Graduate Nurses (GNs) who accept a permanent hard-to-recruit position (full-time or part-time) and who sign a Return-of-Service agreement.

Provincial Incentive Program* of up to $10,000

  • All newly hired employees who accept a hard-to-recruit full / part- time position will receive an incentive of up to $10,000.
  • The amount of the incentive and return of service is pro-rated for part-time positions.

Horizon Relocation Support of up to $5,000

  • Up to $1,500 for relocating within New Brunswick.
  • Up to $3,000 for relocating from the other Atlantic Provinces or Quebec.
  • Up to $5,000 for relocating from Ontario, Western Canada and other countries.

*Note: Horizon incentives are taxable. Canada Revenue Agency rules apply to incentive payments.

Plus, if you are an RN and you qualify, you could also receive up to $20,000 in Canada Student Loan forgiveness over a maximum of five years ($4,000 per year)! Apply for Canada Student Loan Forgiveness here.


Horizon has over 1,400 Licensed Practical Nurses working throughout its four health regions in New Brunswick.

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Your Qualifications

  • You have a current registration with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB) or able to obtain upon hire.
  • You have written and spoken competence in English.


There is up to $20,000 in provincial recruitment incentives for hard-to-recruit Registered Nurse positions!

Working for Horizon gives you flexibility in your career, an east coast lifestyle and the chance to make a big difference in the lives of New Brunswickers.

Horizon is an equal opportunity employer that values and recognizes your contributions, is dedicated to patient safety and satisfaction, has competitive pay and benefits, and offers many opportunities for professional growth.

As a Horizon employee, you will benefit from engagement programs like Years of Service and our Bravo! recognition programs. You will also see a commitment to your well-being through our safe and respectful workplace programs that include safety initiatives, workplace violence prevention, and employee wellness services.

To search for specific job postings, check out Horizon’s Job Bank here.

Note: If you don’t see a specific job posting, contact us!

Our Commitment to Hiring Nurses

Horizon follows the Horizon Recruitment Process for nurse recruitment.

In response to the nursing shortage in New Brunswick, we are committed to hiring all qualified nurses who apply, including English-only speaking nurses. Horizon’s Nursing Talent Acquisition Specialists work directly with the nurse candidate to match to a current open vacancy. However, there are many reasons why a nurse may not accept a position including:

  • The current available position(s) are not in areas of interest. Please note that if a specific area of nursing is not available, we will do everything possible to try to get the new hire to their preferred area within a reasonable time of 12 to 24 months.
  • The current available position(s) are not in the location they want to work.  Sometimes nurses choose not to work in their hometowns where immediate family members live. The Horizon Recruitment Team offers a safe space for honest conversations.

Horizon cannot disclose personal recruitment information. If you know someone who has not been accepted into a nursing position at Horizon, please ask them directly why not. Horizon continues to recruit all qualified nurses to our current open vacancies. To view our current opportunities, please visit our Job Bank.

We want to hear from you!

Have a question or want to apply? We can’t wait to hear from you! We welcome individuals with varied nursing backgrounds and education, including internationally-educated nurses, so don’t hesitate to submit an application if this applies to you. Our Talent Acquisition Team will be more than happy to have a conversation about potential opportunities that will fit with your qualifications and experience.

Email NursingCareers@HorizonNB.ca OR click “Apply to provide your information and we’ll get back to you. Our Talent Acquisition Team will work closely with you to discuss your career goals and areas of interest and specialization to find the best fit within the Horizon family.

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