This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are not required to re-apply.
Req ID: 90121
Location: Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Department: 3003245 OPNZ Acute Medical D3 CEH
Type of Employment: Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 2 position(s)
Union Status: Nursing Bargaining Unit - NSNU
Posting Closing Date: 13-Feb-21
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.
The RN practices within the Nova Scotia College of Nursing (NSCN) Standards of Nursing Practice for Registered Nurses and the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics. The RN is responsible and accountable for the nursing care of an assigned group of patients and their families, provides guidance and leadership to peers and other staff, and works in a collaborative relationship with colleagues, unit staff, students and members of related health disciplines.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current registration or eligible for registration in the province of Nova Scotia
BLS (HCP) certification
Current ACLS Certification
Two (2) years experience in medical/surgical nursing required
Six (6) months experience in telemetry or cardiac monitoring required
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Evidence of ongoing relevant education
Demonstrated good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain good relationships with patients/residents, families and co-workers
Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position
Good work and attendance record; attendance records may be reviewed
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.
Hours of Work
Full Time Position; 75 hours biweekly
Long Assignment, commencing as soon as possible for approximately one year
Dates are approximate and may be subject to change
$35.2108 - $41.4848 hourly
($42.9366 with 25 years of RN experience)
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.
Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Nursing bargaining unit - NSNU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
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