Due to the unforeseen circumstances that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is in need of many more nurses.\nSo, a call has been put out for nursing positions and the salary starts at $80,000.\nGet all the necessary information below.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nThe COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, and health systems around the world are being challenged to respond. As the number of infected people in Canada continues to rise, the Government of Canada is looking for nurses to help deal with the epidemic. In a post on its website, the Public Health Agency of Canada has indicated that it is creating a directory of nurses to meet the growing demands of COVID-19.\nGiven the rapidly changing situation, the agency has not established a specific number of positions to be filled but says it needs quarantine officers, nurse managers, and other types of registered nurses — among other things.\nThe selected individuals have tasks including assessing the health of travellers returning from abroad. They will also work with health authorities to ensure effective management of the outbreak.\nThe Public Health Agency is currently recruiting temporary staff. We are talking about casual or temporary positions to be filled in Quebec and across Canada.\nInterested individuals must absolutely hold a registered nursing title in a Canadian province or territory.\nThe agency also requires experience in public or community health, travel nursing or infectious diseases and in conducting health assessments. This is a critical time as the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Quebec, and the rest of Canada continues to grow.\n#COVID19 – Au Québec, en date du 18 mars 13h, la situation est la suivante:➡️94 cas confirmés➡️3627 personnes sous investigation➡️5213 analyses négativesPour connaître le nombre de cas confirmés par régions : https://t.co/xMGNe5DB9d #santéquébec— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) March 18, 2020\nA university degree in nursing or other relevant specialties is also an asset.\nREAD ALSO: Quebec Is Asking Anyone With Experience To Help Out With Healthcare Efforts\nAll residents of Canada are eligible to apply, as well as Canadian citizens residing abroad.\nIf you're interested in doing your part to fight COVID-19 hurry: the deadline to apply is March 18 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time.\nIn addition to helping out your fellow people during this critical time, the salary that comes with the job is rather incredible.\nDepending on the position, the salary ranges from $80,906 to $122,926 per year.\nYou can apply here.\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.