Registered Nurse
Capital District Health Authority
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA
13d ago

Date : Location : 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.

Responsibilities The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide holistic care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span.

The RN is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care. The RN provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient / client care settings.

The RN has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced based nursing practice. The RN is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient / client outcomes.

The RN supports the development of students and colleagues through acting as a preceptor and providing ongoing mentorship.

The RN contributes to the efficient and effective functioning of the unit, coordination of patient care and staffing. The RN accepts responsibility for maintaining and continually enhancing competencies through ongoing professional development including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities.

The RN practices according to the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses, the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia Standards of Nursing Practice, specialty standards as applicable and the policies and procedures of Nova Scotia Health Authority. Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and be eligible for registration in Nova Scotia * One - Three years critical care experience required* Previous medical / surgical / neuro critical care nursing experience preferred
  • Completion of Critical Care nursing course
  • Neurosurgery and trauma experience is an asset
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience caring for cardiac patients an asset
  • BLS-C (HCP) certification
  • 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 Permanent Full Time position; 75 hours biweekly Salary Information $34.1762 - $40.3968 hourly($41.8107 hourly 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, a as a condition of employment.

    Additional documentations such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer Criminal Record Check Proof of education & training certifications Proof of any additional required qualification Valid Rregistration with the relevant licensing body Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation Proof of SIN number Hiring Process will depend on timeliness of delivering the ab Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

    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. Only online applications are accepted.

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