Casual Registered Nurse

The Maritime Odd Fellows Home is a 47 Bed Long Term Care Facility located in the town of Pictou, overlooking picturesque Pictou Harbour. The Odd Fellows Home has a long history providing quality care to our valued Residents and is in need of casual RNs to join our care team.

The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to provide holistic care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span. The RN is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care. The RN provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient/client care settings. The RN has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced based nursing practice. The RN is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve Resident outcomes. The RN supports the development of students and colleagues through acting as a preceptor and providing ongoing mentorship. The RN contributes to the efficient and effective functioning of the Home, coordination of Resident care and staffing. The RN accepts responsibility for maintaining and continually enhancing competencies through ongoing professional development including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities. The RN practices according to the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses, the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia Standards of Nursing Practice, specialty standards as applicable and the policies and procedures of the Maritime Odd Fellows Home. Working collaboratively as a member of the health care team by respecting and acknowledging the roles of all those within the healthcare system in contributing to safe, competent and ethical care, the RN provides Resident-centred care that responds appropriately to the physiological, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual needs.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current certificate of registration with CRNNS
  • Recent Long Term Care experience preferred
  • Experience caring for individuals with dementia an asset
  • Current CPR certification
  • Demonstrated clinical skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Current Criminal Records Check

Submit your resume to:

Rhonda Mason RN
Director of Care
Maritime Odd Fellows Home
rmason.ioof@eastlink.ca
Fax (902)485-9233

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