Registered Nurse

Facility: The Birches Nursing Home
Location: Musquodoboit Harbour
Position: 0.7 FTE (56 hours bi-weekly) and casual

Facility Description:

The Birches Nursing Home is a Community Governed organization that operates a 42 bed Continuing Care Centre. The Birches is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a health workplace for its 100 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the organization and management of the nursing unit ensuring The Birches standards for quality care are maintained, under the direction of the Resident Care Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: 

  • Current registration with Registered Nurses' Association of Nova Scotia
  • Bachelor or Nursing Degree (preferred)
  • Three (3) years geriatric nursing experience
  • Demonstrated administrative experience and leadership skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a contributing team member
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the nursing process, nursing diagnosis, excellent clinical assessment skills and problem solving
  • Demonstrated supervisory and interpersonal communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to work 24-hour shift rotation on any nursing unit
  • Knowledge and experience in Venipuncture (preferred)
  • Ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis
  • Demonstrated ability to live the values of The Birches

Asset:

  • Experience in long term care
  • Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Management and/or Infection Control
  • Experience working with Alzheimer's and related dementias

BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive benefits plan, and a competitive salary.

HOURS OF WORK: This is a union position; Given the scope and responsibility of the role, there may be occasions where the Registered Nurse may be required to stay beyond this time period. On call availability/flexibility may also be required at times.

Please email resume to:

Human Resources
The Birches Nursing Home
hr@oceanv.ca
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929

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