Overview

Capital District Health Authority Registered Nurse – N.S. E.N.T. Centre Part Time in Halifax, NS

Capital District Health Authority

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
Registered Nurse – N.S. E.N.T. Centre
Location:
Halifax, NS

The RN accepts responsibility for maintaining and continually enhancing competencies through ongoing professional development including participation in…

Opening Statement

The 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.

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 clinic, 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 the Capital District Health Authority.

The RN is responsible and accountable for his/her nursing practice and conduct as defined by the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia and for ensuring that his/her registration is current and valid.

Qualifications

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and be eligible for registration in Nova Scotia
* BLS-C (HCP) certification
* Certification in care of patients with neuraxial analgesics preferred
* Otolaryngology/ENT experience an asset
* Up-to-date CPR certification
* Extensive communication skills required
* Possess strong interpersonal and decision making skills
* Ability to work independently and as an effective team member
* 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 associated costs as a condition of employment

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 Part-time (20%) Position; 15 hours biweekly

Salary

Registered Nurse:
$32.6817 – $38.6303 hourly
$39.9824 hourly with 25 years RN experience

Closing Statement

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.

This is a NSGEU Nursing Agreement – Nursing Bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment at this site.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority policy at this site requires no smoking, vaping or tobacco use on the property or during staff-led patient outings. This means not using any tobacco products, other smoked or heated substances, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), cigars, pipes, vape pens and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) at any time.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2016-07-09
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