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Registered Nurse

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home - 3 Jobs
Antigonish, NS
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Competition #:420-02-02-15-23
Job Title: Registered Nurse
Dept.: Nursing
Start Date: Immediately
Posted Date: February 15, 2023
Close Date: Open until filled
Reg/Temp: Permanent
Full/Part: Full Time
subject to change
Union: NSNU

Applications accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs approx. 240 staff in various Departments.

RN Skills & Abilities required - Key focus areas are Leadership, Care Standards Consistency, Team Coordination, and Delivery of Competent Nursing Care.

Qualifications required - RN or BScN at an accredited School/College of Nursing. Current registration with the College of Registered Nurses of NS. Recent experience in geriatric setting preferred. Demonstrate competency in team building, conflict resolution, delegation, and leadership. Current CPR certification required with annual updates and annual WHMIS required. Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

See Complete RN Job Description on the home's website for Registered Nurse @

Hours of Work

Hours -12 hr. Days & Nights and Weekends Float in different Care areas ( Scheduled Rotation will be defined)

Salary: Based on Service years on NSNU current scale (or experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits
Pension -Yes (Can defer for three (3) mos.)
Vacation, holiday - Yes
Sick benefits- yes following probation period (720 hrs. RN)
Health Benefits - Yes - Health (Travel), Dental, Life, Ltd and Optionals
Gym Membership - Corporate Rate available with Good life

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date. This is NSNU bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home provides patient centered care to 136 residents with approximately 290 care partners. The home is filled with people who care deeply about providing excellent resident care and who are committed to creating a safe work environment. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation. Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. In addition, proof of applicable education and or certification is required as a condition of employment. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: [email protected]

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting

Competition Number: 420-02-02-15-23
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