Reporting to the Unit Manager; the Registered Nurse (RN) works to full scope of practice as an independent practitioner within an inter-
professional collaborative team. He / she provides holistic, comprehensive care to meet the needs of residents, families and groups.
The RN provides leadership and in-depth nursing knowledge, skills and judgment in the care of the Veterans. The Nurse will demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice, maintain appropriate clinical competencies, participate on committees and inter-
professional teams while contributing to a healthy workplace.
Graduate from an approved School of Nursing
Currently registered with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS)
One year recent (within last 2 years) med / surg experience or experience relevant to Veterans Place
Demonstrated leadership, organizational and time management skills
Ability to promote and maintain good interpersonal relationships when dealing with residents, families, visitors and other health care providers
Relevant Med / Surg shared competencies
Demonstrated commitment to a resident-centered approach in service delivery and proven ability to work in partnership to meet resident’s needs
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development
Must be able to perform duties that involve lifting, bending and stretching
Supports a respectful workplace and ability to work within a team environment
Capable of maintaining regular attendance
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.
Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any additional costs as a condition of employment.
PLEASE NOTE : 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
Regular, part-time (30%) position; 22.5 hours biweekly
Shifts include days, nights, weekends & holidays
Beginning November 13, 2018
Date is approximate and subject to change