Nova Scotia Health Authority

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Nova Scotia Health Authority
Jul 19, 2019
Temporary
Job Title:   Registered Nurse - Critical Care Float Pool Req ID: 26382 Location: Western Zone, Valley Regional Hospital Company: NSHA Department: 3000418 OPWZ Critical Care Float Type of Employment: Casual Hourly PT long-term  (70% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: Nursing  Bargaining Unit -  NSNU   Posting Closing Date: 19-Aug-19 Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. 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. Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager, the Registered Nurse (RN), Critical Care Float  works to full scope of practice as an independent practitioner within an inter-professional  and collaborative team, providing holistic (addressing bio, psycho, social, cultural and spiritual needs), and comprehensive care for individuals, families, groups, populations and communities across the continuum of care. The RN provides leadership and applies advanced nursing knowledge within specific practice settings, and in-depth nursing knowledge, skills and judgment in providing care to all individuals (includes families, groups, populations and communities). The RN ensures that the principles and practices that guide our work such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviors, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and inter-professional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver. Qualifications Diploma RN or Baccalaureate degree in nursing required Registered or eligible for registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing required Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification  Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification or commitment to obtain within orientation period Minimum 2 years recent related experience Post basic course in Emergency Nursing an asset CNA  Certification in Emergency Nursing an asset Unit-specific equipment & technology General computer proficiency Demonstrated accountability Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills Motivated with a strong customer service orientation building solid health care client/partner relationships Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation Demonstrated leadership abilities Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position Travel may be required Successful applicants are required to provide a criminal record check to People & Organizational Development before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred Hours of Work Long Assignment Part Time (70%) position; 52.5 hours biweekly Starting as soon as possible, with an expected end date of September 3, 2020 Dates are approximate and subject to change Expected to be available for all shifts including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays on primary unit or reassigned units   Salary Information $34.3461 - $40.4660 hourly ($41.8822 with 25 years RN experience)   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. Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentations such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter. Criminal Record Check  Proof of education & training certifications Proof of any additional required qualification  Valid registration with the relevant licensing body Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation  Proof of SIN number Hiring Process will depend on timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Nursing bargaining unit - NSNU   position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for Unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted. Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are: Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy. Follow us on Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/NSHA.Recruitment/
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Jul 05, 2019
Full time
Req ID: 26335 Location: Central Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance - QEII Company: NSHA Department: Heart Health Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT  (100% FTE) Union Status: Nursing NSGEU Nursing Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. 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. Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Who We Are Nova Scotia is known as Canada's Ocean Playground, being almost completely surrounded by 7,500 kilometers of coastline. Our playground ranges from mountains to valleys, forests to beaches, and includes two National Parks and many Provincial Parks. Nova Scotia also celebrates diversity and multiculturalism, with more than 100 languages spoken and over 200 cultures proudly represented from all over the world. Nova Scotia's largest healthcare facility, the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, is home to the Maritime Heart Centre which provides tertiary cardiac care for all Nova Scotians. As the only Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Lab and Open Heart Surgery program in Nova Scotia, we provide advanced cardiac care with the use of leading technologies for Nova Scotians as well as Heart Transplantation for Atlantic Canadians. As an academic teaching centre, we are affiliated with Dalhousie University and provide a learning environment for many healthcare professionals as well as opportunities for research and advances in care.    The purpose of this posting is to collect applications for immediate needs within Nova Scotia Health Authority in our Heart Health ICUs in Halifax. Below is a brief description of the units; you will be asked to specify your preferences once you submit your application.   5.1 Cardiovascular Surgery ICU CVICU is a 13 bed Cardiovascular Surgery Intensive Care Unit. Our primary focus is recovering patients after post-operative open heart surgery, including CABG, Valve Replacement/Repair, Adult Congenital surgeries, Thoracic Aneurysm repair, Medical and/or surgical repair of aortic dissections, Heart Transplant and major vascular chest trauma. We also care for patients requiring temporary and durable VAD placement, ECMO therapy, and offer technology such as CRRT and IABP therapy as required.   6.4 Coronary Care Unit (CCU) Provides care to the following patients: Acute Coronary Syndrome ST Elevation MI’s; Cardiogenic Shock; Post Cardiac Arrest requiring Induced Hypothermia; Life threatening Cardiac Arrhythmias; and Acute Congestive Heart Failure; Cardiomyopathies, and Endocarditis with hemodynamic instability or respiratory failure; Transvenous Aortic Valve Replacements (TAVR); Pre and Post Heart Transplant Patients; Hypertensive Crisis and patients from Atlantic Canada requiring tertiary cardiac care. Responsibilities Our Nurses work in collaborative environments with strong interdisciplinary teams, focused on a patient centered care model in a richly diverse work space. Under the direction and general supervision of the Nurse Manger, 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 in the ICU. 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 to the critically ill patient. 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 unit, 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 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 school of nursing with current certification of registration in the province of Nova Scotia Critical Care experience required Completion of an approved Critical Care Course/Critical Care Certificate/CCNP BLS-C (HCP) certification Strong communication, interpersonal and assessment skills coupled with sharp problem solving and decision making skills Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred Where there are no qualified applicants consideration will be given to the following:   Critical Care experience without completion of a Critical Care Course Emergency Nursing experience and/or the completion of Emergency Nursing Program Hours of Work We are pooling applicants for current vacancies in our CVICU/CCU areas in Halifax Permanent / Temporary / Full Time / Part Time positions available Salary Information $34.1762 - $40.3968 hourly ($41.8107 hourly with 25 years RN experience) Successful candidates may be eligible for one or more of the following incentives: Up to $5000 in Relocation Assistance from out of province Up to $2500 for zone to zone relocation $5000 Signing Bonus     Thank you for your interest in the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Please note this is a pooling posting only, not an actual vacancy. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted. Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are: Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy. Follow us on Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/NSHA.Recruitment/
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Jul 02, 2019
Temporary
Req ID: 36805 Location: Central Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance - QEII Company: NSHA Department: 3002319 OPCZ Cardiac Cath Unit Type of Employment: Casual Hourly FT long-term  (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: Nursing  Bargaining Unit -  NSGEU   Posting Closing Date: 07-Jul-19 Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. 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. Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Responsibilities The Cardiac Unit Nurse participates as a team member of a multidisciplinary unit who, under the Health Services Manager, is responsible for performing the nursing requirements necessary for all the invasive procedures performed by the physician of the Cardiac Unit. The unit consists of 4 Catheterization procedural rooms and 2 Electrophysiology procedural room. As a member of the team, you will be trained to work in all areas. After your initial training, you will be required to be on call for after-hours emergency cases. The frequency of these case can vary with an average of 1 in every 7-8 Weekdays and 1 in every 7-8 Weekends. Call frequency may increase during periods of staffing vacancies and during coverage for Vacations and holidays. 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 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. He/she is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient/client outcomes. In addition, 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 approved school of nursing and eligible for registration in Nova Scotia Minimum of two years experience in clinical cardiology required Critical Care experience or Critical Care Nursing Program required Previous experience in Cardiac Cath is preferred BLS Certification required ACLS certification is an asset Must be certified competent to perform the skills of the Delegated Medical Acts while assisting the physician during cardiac catheterization and interventional procedures Must maintain academic and clinical performance standards in order to be eligible for yearly certification required for all Delegated Medical Acts Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred   * Where there are no qualified applicants possessing a critical care course or critical care experience, consideration will be given to Registered Nurses with two years experience in clinical cardiology nursing who agree to take the first available part-time Critical Care Nursing Program and complete it within two years of the date of hire. The program costs and employee salary will be paid for by the employer in exchange for a one year return of service once the course is completed. Continued employment is contingent upon successfully completing the program within the two-year time frame. Physical Limitations: Required to wear a heavy lead apron during procedures. 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 Long assignment, full-time position; 75 hours biweekly Beginning as soon as possible, with an expected end date of April 15, 2020 Dates are approximate and are subject to change The Cardiac Cath/EPS Lab is open for emergencies on 24/7 schedule. A call team is scheduled for this work outside of regular hours. RNs in the Cath Lab are scheduled to work these off-hour call shifts Salary Information $34.1762 - $40.3968 hourly ($41.8107 hourly with 25 years of RN experience)       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. Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter. Criminal Record Check Proof of education & training certifications Proof of any additional required qualification Valid registration with the relevant licensing body Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation Proof of SIN number Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Nursing bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted. Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy. Follow us on Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/NSHA.Recruitment/
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Jun 26, 2019
Full time
Job Title:   Permanent Resource Nurse - 4 East Req ID: 30576 Location: Western Zone, Yarmouth Regional Hospital Company: NSHA Department: 50000968 OPWZ 4 East YRH Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT  (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: Nursing   Bargaining Unit - NSNU  Posting Closing Date: 26-Jul-19   Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. 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. Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Responsibilities Reporting to the Health Services Manager or designate, the Permanent Resource Nurse functions as an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team within the Collaborative Practice Model and assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing, directing, supervising and evaluating direct and indirect patient care and evaluation of patient outcomes. As the coordinator of care within the bedside delivery team, the RN develops the plan of care based on the assessment, with consideration to strengths, risk factors, options, consequences of actions, health promotion, learning, comfort, safety, privacy, dignity and integrity, and ensures the patient care experience is coordinated and integrated within an interdisciplinary care model, both within acute care and across the continuum of care.   Through the application of clinical knowledge, critical thinking and clinical judgment, the RN provides safe, competent, compassionate, ethical care and maintains professional autonomy as supported by the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia Standards of Practice. The RN exhibits sound professional judgment and initiative while working within the Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions and incorporates into daily practice the Core Competencies and Values of the organization. The Permanent Resource Nurse may work in any department within the hospital and is not limited to one unit. Qualifications Graduate  of an approved school of nursing, and currently registered or eligible to become registered with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia Current CPR certification required Ability to demonstrate leadership, organizational, prioritizing, critical thinking, strategic thinking and sound decision-making skills in the provision of accountable, safe, ethical, patient care within a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team and in the delegation of responsibilities to appropriate healthcare team members Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health Excellent communication skills (listening, oral and written) with the ability to effectively and sensitively communicate with all levels of staff, multi-disciplinary team members, patients and families Basic computer skills – Microsoft Suite, e-mail, internet, Meditech Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position such as lifting and mobilizing patients; varying workloads and shift work; exposure to drugs and radiation, soiled and contaminated equipment, supplies and instruments and medical conditions of patients; exposure in specified units to pets such as resident cats and pet therapy dogs; dealing with stressful situations relating to agitated, confused, aggressive or hostile behaviour of patients Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position Regular attendance in current and previous employment Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred 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, full-time position; 75 hours biweekly Salary Information $34.3461 - $40.4660 hourly ($41.8822 with 25 years' RN experience)     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 Nursing bargaining unit - NSNU position . Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for Unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted. Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy. Follow us on Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/NSHA.Recruitment/