Registered Nurse - Nursing Unit/Active Care

  • Nova Scotia Health Authority
  • Inverness, NS, Canada
  • Jun 25, 2018
Part time

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse - Nursing Unit/Active Care

Req ID: 20102
Location: Eastern Zone, Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: 3000561 NURSING UNIT 1 - ACTIVE CARE- ICH
Type of Employment: Casual Casual Relief  (3% FTE) x 2 position(s)
Union Status: Nursing NSNU Nursing
Posting Closing Date: 25-Jul-18

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.


The R.N. practices within the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia, CRNNS Standards of Nursing Practice for Registered Nurses and the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics, is responsible and accountable for the nursing care of an assigned group of patients and their families; provides guidance and leadership to peers and other staff; works in a collaborative relationship with colleagues, unit staff, students and members of related health disciplines.


• Registered with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS)
• Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support)
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Evidence of ongoing relevant education
• Demonstrated good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain good relationships with patients/residents, families and co-workers
• Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position
• Attendance records may be reviewed
• Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Hours of Work

2 Casual relief positions

Shifts may include days, nights, weekends and holidays

Salary Information

Registered Nurse:
$32.8441 - $38.6964 hourly
$40.0507 hourly with 25 years of nursing 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 a criminal record check and assume any associated costs, as a condition of employment.

This is a Nursing NSNU Nursing bargaining unit 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.

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Registered Nurse