Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
3003240 W&C Women & Children's Health CEH
Type of Employment:
Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Nursing Bargaining Unit - NSNU
Posting Closing Date:
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.
Accountable to the Manager & team of the Women’s and Children’s Health Unit (WCH), the Clinical Practice Leader brings leadership to the delivery of patient care and professional practice through supportive clinical practice.
Supportive clinical practice includes the competencies of leadership, teaching, professional practice, quality improvement, change management, and caring.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required, Bachelor degree in Nursing preferred.
- Five (5) years’ recent/continuous clinical experience in Women & Children's Health required.
- Current registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing.
- CNA Perinatal Health certification an asset.
- Two-three years’ experience with nursing leadership and/or supervisory skills is required.
- Demonstrated skills in critical thinking, priority setting and organization of work including change management and continuous improvement principles.
- Demonstrated initiative, judgment and decision-making in nursing practice.
- Demonstrated experience in policy development and implementation; active membership on the Provincial Women & Children's Policy Working Group an asset.
- Thorough working knowledge of Women’s and Children’s Health Clinical Nursing Practice, with an integrated focus on safety, quality care and clinical excellence.
- Demonstrated ability to lead others and influence and facilitate positive change is required.
- Demonstrated evidence in professional growth through self-learning and continuing education required.
- Experience with Baby Friendly Initiative Standards required.
- Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite, Workload Measurement System required.
- Experience using the health information system data for decision support required.
- Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation certification (BCLS) required.
- Current Newborn Resuscitation Program (NRP) certificate required.
- Current Fetal Health Surveillance and ALARM instructor's status an asset.
- Previous work attendance may be considered.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.
- Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.
Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.
Hours of Work
Permanent, Full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
$36.8649 - $43.1717
$44.6827 with 25 years' 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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