Employee Benefits and Compensation

Employee Benefits and Compensation

Where cared for people, care for people.

As a health care organization, our people play the most important role in providing care.

As Fraser Health staff and medical staff, you have answered a unique calling – a calling to help care for those in need. To make sure you are able to continue to play this critical role, we are committed to improving your experience at work because cared for people, care for people.

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Urban and Metro Recruitment Incentives

New employees may be eligible for additional incentives!*

Many difficult-to-fill vacancies are eligible for incentives of up to:

  • $15,000 for urban areas
  • $20,000 for rural areas


Subject to eligibility. Some conditions apply.

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Health Benefits

Fraser Health offers comprehensive benefits packages, 100% paid by us, that cover you and your whole family! 

Benefits vary by employee group and status, but most packages include:

Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage – Provides for payment of the costs of required medical, surgical, obstetrical and diagnostic services of medical practitioners in British Columbia

Extended health care – Provides supplementary health service coverage such as prescription drugs, practitioner services (like massage therapy, chiropractic etc.), hospital accommodation differential costs, out-of-country emergencies, and vision care.

Dental – Provides for reimbursement of basic, major, restorative and orthodontic services, subject to some maximums.

Long-term disability – Provides continuing income in the event of a disability.

Group life insurance – Provides financial protection to your beneficiary in the event of death while employed with Fraser Health.

Accidental death and dismemberment insurance – Provides additional financial protection over and above the group life insurance to your beneficiary in the event of accidental death while employed with Fraser Health.

Vacation and Leave

Start accruing your well-deserved time off the moment you join us.

Vacation – In the first year, eligible employees can earn up to four (4) weeks of vacation per year, with the possibility of accruing extra time based on their tenure with us.

Holidays – 13 statutory holidays are observed throughout the year.

Special leave – Special leave may be granted for compassionate leave, marriage and other special circumstances.

Maternity, parental and adoption leaves – Maternity, parental and adoption leaves are granted based on provisions within the collective agreements or terms and conditions for staff. A supplemental benefit may be payable to eligible employees.

Other leaves – Eligible employees may be entitled to leaves, such as compassionate care leave and sick leave.

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Defined Pension Plan

Plan for retirement.

The municipal pension plan provides a pension income based on your salary and years of service upon retirement.

Learn more about the  Municipal Pension Plan.

Relocation Assistance

Relocation assistance is generally offered to employees who are hired into regular, difficult-to-fill nursing and allied health positions. 

*Eligibility and some conditions apply.*

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Career Development and Education Opportunities

Working at an organization with the size, diversity and resources of Fraser Health means there’s always room to grow.

We encourage our employees to develop professionally — whether it takes the form of continued education, learning from team members, or taking your career in an entirely new direction.