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Capital District Health Authority Registered Nurse – Primary Nursing, Eastern Shore Memorial Full Time in Halifax, NS

Capital District Health Authority

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
Registered Nurse – Primary Nursing, Eastern Shore Memorial
Location:
Halifax, NS

Work in LTC (HVL), Acute Care (ESMH), and Continuing Care is possible. Cast removals, ordering x-rays, Direct IV medication administration, care of clients 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

As a RN in a rural setting you will have the opportunity to work at the full scope of practice and will experience clients across the life span. Some advanced nursing functions include but are not limited to: cast removals, ordering x-rays, Direct IV medication administration, care of clients in all CTAS levels I-V.

Reporting the Acute Care Coordinator, 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. He/she 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. This individual 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. Additionally, this person 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 Nova Scotia 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 nursing program and registered with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS)
* BLS-C (HCP) certification
* Current ACLS certification or willingness to obtain would be an asset
* Previous experience in a rural setting with discharge planning, case management, and bed management experience for a complete facility is an asset
* Previous experience in a gerentological nursing an asset
* Excellent communication skills
* Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation and is a critical thinker
* Able to problem solve in a distracting fast paced environment
* 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 demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Work in LTC (HVL), Acute Care (ESMH), and Continuing Care is possible.

Hours of Work

* Permanent, full-time position; 75 hours biweekly

Salary

Registered Nurse:
$32.8441 – $38.6964 hourly
$40.0507 hourly with 25 years nursing 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 NSNU 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.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-23
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