Registered Nurse
Shannex
Truro, NS
8d ago

Shannex Incorporated is a leading and innovative provider of senior’s accommodation, care and service in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario.

Shannex is an expanding organization that currently employs over 3,800 people. We are on an exciting path of continued growth that will offer outstanding living choices, improved services and exceptional careers.

We are pleased to offer the following exciting new opportunity :

Registered Nurse Full Time

We are offering a signing bonus of $3,000 with a return in service for positions at this campus to candidates and $4,000 to candidates relocating from a province other than Nova Scotia!

Located at Cedarstone Enhance Care facility, we are recruiting for two full time Registered Nurses. Reporting to the Site Manager, and as a part of a professional interdisciplinary team within the Shannex Enhanced Care Division, the Registered Nurse (RN) plans, directs, and evaluates total nursing care and management of other nursing personnel on a shift and unit.

Responsibilities :

  • Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, documenting and directing clients’ needs through consultation with medical professionals, care conferences and internal staff.
  • Providing leadership to health services staff and overseeing provision of quality health services respecting the client’s right to individualized planning of health services.
  • Developing and implementing client directed Care Plans.
  • Working with the existing management and health services teams to promote communication and compliance to policies, procedures and applicable legislation.
  • Assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of client care plans.
  • Administering and recording prescribed medication as per company policy and scope of practice.
  • Maintaining the standards of accurate and complete documentation and reporting.
  • Applying dressings and treatments according to physician’s orders and policy.
  • Assisting with supervision and evaluation of job performance and ongoing work performance of other health care staff.
  • Qualifications :

  • Post-secondary education from an approved School of nursing; Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Current registration with the provincial association of Registered Nurses.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Alzheimer’s & other Dementia Care course, U-First training preferred.
  • Palliative / Hospice Care experience considered as asset.
  • Previous experience in working with the clients in long-term care or a senior’s independent living environment required.
  • Strong leadership skills and proven assessment skills a must.
  • Ability to multi-task in a priority driven environment.
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills and experience with evaluating employee job performance.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and experience with electronic information systems.
  • Ability to supervise staff including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.
  • Proficient in English (reading and speaking)
  • Hourly Rate of Pay :

    Step 1 to Step 5 - $30.7914 - $36.2777

    Facility Information : Cedarstone Enhanced Care

    378 Young Street

    Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 7H2

    f : (902) 893-2361

    e : cedarstoneinfo shannex.com

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package, free on-site parking, and flexible scheduling.

    Great People Striving for Great Things is one of the pillars of our Strategic Plan. Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for employees where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization.

    Our staff are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

    We are building a culture that supports the balance between work and personal life.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization please apply by October 25th, 2018.

    All applications will be kept in strict confidence.

    We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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