Nova Scotia Health (NSH)
Type of Employment:
Casual Relief (No guarantee of hours), Long Assignment Part-Time (1-99%), and Long Assignment Full-time (100%) for approximately 12 months with possibility of extension
Various Sites and Community Based Locations throughout Nova Scotia
Based on Bargaining Unit & Constituent Union
Posting Closing Date:
Not to be posted
Nova Scotia Health (NSH) is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.
NSH employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an NSH role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today or check out www.novascotia.com and see why more people from across the globe are moving here.
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
License, or eligible for license, with Nova Scotia College of Nursing (NSCN)
In recognized emergencies, qualified nurses not currently licensed in Nova Scotia can be quickly processed for a one-time 4-month conditional licensure (CL). There is no fee for this license. Individuals must have sufficent practice hours in Nova Scotia within the last 5 years and not have a condition or restriction on their license to qualify. Candidates that have been offered a COVID-19 position and need to reactivate their nursing license, please check out https://www.nscn.ca/application-conditional-licence-emergency. NSCN will notify candidates by email when reactivation is complete. Check out https://www.nscn.ca/professional-practice/trending-topics/covid-19 for more details.
Please ensure your resume includes all relevant education, experience, training and certifications.
Salary and Incentives
Salary and benefits will be commensurate with respective NSH collective agreements.
Opportunities may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.
Opportunities are available in the following designations/FTE:
Casual Relief (No guarantee of hours)
Long Assignment Part-Time (1-99%)
Long Assignment Full-Time (100%)
You will be asked to specify your work commitment preferences in the screening questions that follow once you click 'Apply now >>'.
Shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Opportunities are available in the following service areas:
Occupational Health Safety & Wellness
Long Term Care/Continuing Care/publicly funded health care entities*
Regional Care Unit*
COVID-19 Inpatient Units
You will be asked to specify your service area preferences in the screening questions that follow once you click 'Apply now >>'.
- If you select 'Long Term Care/Continuing Care/publicly funded health care entities' or 'Regional Care Unit' as a preference, you may be offered the opportunity to work outside of NSH, although you will be employed and compensated by NSH.
Once You've Applied
Thank you for your interest in NSH. A Recruiter will reach out to you if your qualifications and skills match this opportunity.