Registered Nurse
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Temporary
Experienced
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Competition Number: RN-113-CB

NOTICE OF JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position: Registered Nurse
Status: Temporary Part Time .7 FTE
Hours of Work 8 hour rotating evening shifts
Responsible to: Resident Care Manager - 4th floor
Date Required: ASAP
Posting Date: December 13, 2022

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Resident Care Manager and Director of Resident Care, the Registered Nurse is part of a professional interdisciplinary team. The Registered Nurse assumes the responsibility of the overall smooth functioning of the unit and is responsible for the quality care of the residents.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assists with the development and implementation of Resident Focused Care Plans.
  2. Administers and records prescribed medication as per scope of practice.
  3. Maintains the standards of accurate and complete documentation and charting.
  4. Applies dressing and wound treatments.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

  1. Current registration with the College of Registered Nurses' of Nova Scotia.
  2. Minimum of three years nursing experience preferred.
  3. Interest and/or previous experience in working with the elderly or in a long term care facility.
  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal communication skills.
  5. Able to multi task in a fast-paced, yet rewarding environment.
  6. Good physical and mental health.
  7. Demonstrated regular attendance at work.

ASSETS:

  1. Supervisory skills an asset.
  2. Demonstrated computer skills and experience with electronic information systems ie. EMAR
  3. Alzheimer's and other dementia care training

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

As part of the SVNH team you can expect to work with:

  • A supportive, well-trained and inter-disciplinary team of professionals.
  • A small, tight-knit group of staff and residents who will seem like family.

We offer:

  • Wage parity according to NSNU Collective Agreement including benefits.
  • Paid orientation of 5 shifts.
  • Portability of seniority as per NSNU Collective Agreement.
  • Rotating 8 hour shifts.

Quoting competition number RN-113-CB apply in writing to [email protected] Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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