Registered Nurse - Hospitalist Medicine Unit
IWK Health Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 2Y9
6d ago

About the Opportunity

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 and is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care.

He / she provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient / client care settings and has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced based nursing practice.

The Registered Nurse is accountable for the development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient / client outcomes and 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, and 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 Nova Scotia College of Nursing Standards of Nursing Practice, specialty standards as applicable, and the policies and procedures of Nova Scotia Health.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following :

  • License, or eligible for license, with (NSCN)
  • Please ensure your resume includes all relevant education, experience, training and certifications.


    $35.04 - $41.41 hourly

    $42.86 hourly with 25 years RN experience

    Opportunities and Hours

    Available opportunities :

  • Casual Relief (no guarantee of hours)
  • Permanent Full-time
  • Permanent Part-time
  • Long Assignment Full-time
  • Shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

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