Year: 2022

Competition#440-10-09-09-22 Perm PT Dietary Aide

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7

Competition #:440-10-09-09-22            Job Title:         Dietary Aide Position

 Dept.:       Dietary/Food Services     Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: September 9, 2022       Close Date:    September 16, 2022

Reg/Temp: Permanent                        Full/Part:        Part-time .80 position (64 hrs. biweekly)

          (subject to change)

                Union: Unifor/CAW

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 227 staff in various Departments.

Skills & Abilities Required: refer to Dietary Aide Job Description on website www.rkmacdonald.ca   

  • Applicants should have some experience in food service and its delivery.
  • Experience in baking or cooking would be an asset.
  • Food handlers course an asset.
  • Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

Hours of Work

Permanent Part –time .80

Hours Flex to cover rotation vacancies– 10 hour shift (7:15-5:15) (6:30-2:30) (3:30 pm – 8 pm) (3:30 pm -8:30 pm) (subject to change) (Days and Weekends)

Salary

$16.4146-$16.6933 per hour (according to experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits:

Pension – (Can deferred for 3mos, if not previously in plan)

Vacation, holiday Pro -rated (Part-time)

Sick benefits- (Upon Completion of a 528 hr. Probation Period)

Health Benefits: Health, Dental, Life, LTD Mandatory (Optional Benefits available)

Gym Membership: Corp rate available from Good life

Closing Statement

Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca    

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca 

Competition # 440-09-09-01-22 Permanent FT Dietary Aide

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7

Competition #:440-09-09-01-22            Job Title:         Dietary Aide Position

 Dept.:       Dietary/Food Services     Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: September 1, 2022      Close Date:     September 8, 2022

Reg/Temp: Permanent                       Full/Part:         Full time

          (subject to change)

                Union: Unifor/CAW

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 227 staff in various Departments.

Skills & Abilities Required: refer to Dietary Aide Job Description on website www.rkmacdonald.ca   

  • Applicants should have some experience in food service and its delivery.
  • Experience in baking or cooking would be an asset.
  • Food handlers course an asset.
  • Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

Hours of Work

Permanent Full Time

8 hour shift (12 00 noon – 8 pm) (subject to change)

Salary

$16.4146-$16.6933 per hour (according to experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits:

Pension – (Can deferred for 3mos, if not previously in plan)

Vacation, holiday

Sick benefits- (Upon Completion of a 528 hr. Probation Period)

Health Benefits: NA

Gym Membership: Corp rate available from Good life

Closing Statement

Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca    

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca 

Competition # 420-15-07-19-22 PERM FT CCA Positions

Competition #:420-15 07-19 -22                       Job Title:         Continuing Care Assistant

            Repost # 4        

           Dept.:  Nursing                                              Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: June, July, Aug/22                  Close Date:   Open until filled

Reg/Temp:   Permanent Positions                             Full/Part                Full-time         (6 Vacancies) 

Union:       CAW/UNIFOR

 (subject to change)
Applications accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 267 staff in various Departments.

Qualifications required – Provincial certification in Continuing Care Assistant (CCA). Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

Skills & Abilities required refer to CCA (Job) Description on R.K. Macdonald Nursing Home website www.rkmacdonald.ca

            Hours of Work (subject to change)  ( Rotations: LW/SW/ DDNN/SWLW)

Salary

$21.4712-23.2784 per hour

(According to experience as per Unifor contract pay scale) (Pay for Breaks and Dinner) 80 biweekly

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension – (Can deferred for 3mos, if not previously in plan)

Vacation, holiday

Sick benefits- (Upon Completion of a 528 hr. Probation Period)

Health Benefits – Health (Travel), Dental, LTD, Life, and optionals

Good Life – Corp Rate

Closing Statement

Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.  Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca    

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNTIES As of Aug 13, 2022

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home that is a rich and vibrant community that recognizes and appreciates the uniqueness of every person who lives and works here.   We strive to provide the best possible care and services to our residents and as a result, we are looking for people who genuinely care.  The Home is an Accredited & Licensed 138 bed Nursing Home in the Town of Antigonish.

“Care Services is a hugely rewarding, yet at times, challenging profession.

Looking after the most vulnerable people in society is a pivotal role in health care, maximizing their quality of life in the face of illness and disability.  Which is why the role requires a special type of person.  Some essential qualities or traits: Passion, dedication, experience, friendliness, good communication, attentiveness, sense of humor, positivity, desire to learn, empathy, go the extra mile, openness to learn, calm under pressure, reliability, patience, critical thinker and flexibility”.

If you are this special person, please see what we have to offer:

Nursing Positions:

CCAs (Continuing Care Assistant) –

  • Permanent Full-time (6) / Part-time (10) Temporary Full Time (4) and casual positions for Certified CCA’s
  • Opportunity to train as CCA onsite by participating in a 2 yr. in house CCA Program (Work/Learn & Gain Certification) with a 2 yr. return to work contract upon certification.
  • Employment Opportunities for Nursing Students (University or Trade School with proof of enrolment) to work as CCAs (Continuing Care Assistants)

RNs – 2 Full –time RN (Registered Nurse) & Casual positions

LPNs– 1 Permanent Full time 2 Temporary Full Time LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) & Casual positions

Non-Nursing Positions:

Casual hours are plentiful in all positions due to the need to cover and provide care service 24 hrs./ 7 days a week.  University students and High School students who may have some time to spare, there may be a spot for you.

Rehabilitation Assistant – 1 Permanent Full-Time

Cook (Red Seal) – Casual

General Worker Janitor/Wash Person– Environmental Services -Casual

Food Service (Dietary) Aide General Worker- Casual

Housekeeping/Laundry – General Worker – Casual

Maintenance – General Worker – Casual

Resident Support Workers – Casual

Custodial Care Attendants – Casual

Please see complete job descriptions for any of the above on our website www.rkmacdonald.ca

Positions that are in the UNIFOR/NSNU bargaining unit, preference will be given to bargaining unit employees. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contactedSuccessful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. In addition, proof of applicable education and or certification is required as a condition of employment. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Human Resource Department by Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca

Competition # 20-08-13-22 Perm FT Registered Nurse

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7

 Competition #:420-20-08-13-22                       Job Title:         Registered Nurse

 Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: August 13, 2022           Close Date:     Open until filled

          Reg/Temp: Permanent                       Full/Part:        2 Full Time

          subject to change

            Union: NSNU

Applications accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs approx. 270 staff in various Departments.

RN Skills & Abilities required – Key focus areas are Leadership, Care Standards Consistency, Team Coordination, and Delivery of Competent Nursing Care. 

Qualifications required – RN or BScN at an accredited School/College of Nursing.  Current registration with the College of Registered Nurses of NS.  Recent experience in geriatric setting preferred.    Demonstrate competency in team building, conflict resolution, delegation, and leadership.  Current CPR certification required with annual updates and annual WHMIS required.  Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

See Complete RN Job Description on the home’s website for Registered Nurse @ www.rkmacdonald.ca

Hours of Work

Rotational Hours –12 hr. Days & Nights and Weekends

Salary: Based on Service years on NSNU current scale (or experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension –Yes (Can defer for three (3) mos.)

Vacation, holiday – Yes

Sick benefits- yes following probation period (720 hrs.)

Health Benefits – Health (Travel), Dental, Life, LTD Mandatory and Optionals available

Gym Membership – Corporate Rate available with Good life

 Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  This is NSNU bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home provides patient centred care to 136 residents with approximately 290 care partners. The home is filled with people who care deeply about providing excellent resident care and who are committed to creating a safe work environment.  As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.  The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. In addition, proof of applicable education and or certification is required as a condition of employment. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca    

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca 

Competition # 420-19-08-04-22 Ward Clerk 2 Casual Positions

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7

Competition #:420-19-08-04-22                                 Job Title:         Ward Clerk

Dept.:  Nursing                                                           Start Date:       Immediately

Posted Date: August 4, 2022                                      Full/Part:         Casual   (2) positions

(subject to change)

Union: N/A

Applications accepted until position filled

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 267 staff in various Departments.

Position Description

The Ward Clerk is responsible for clerical, scheduling & replacement (nursing staff) and other related duties in all areas of the facility as directed by the Director of Clinical Services in accordance with the Mission, Core Values, Vision, and Policies & Procedures of the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home.  The Ward clerk serves as a positive role model as a partner in the provision of care and support of our Residents, represents the home in a positive, professional, efficient and confidential manner.  Please see full job description on website www.rk.macdonald.ca

Required Qualifications:

  • Competent in using various computer software packages, Excel, Word and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet to deadlines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology
  • Demonstrated professional / positive behavior
  • Data entry is accurate
  • Excellent customer service orientated with a professional and friendly approach
  • Display a proactive manner and ability to multi task
  • Regular & consistent attendance is essential

Required Experience/Education:

  • Grade 12
  • Medical Terminology Course
  • Basic Computer Skills and experience with internet/email
  • Preferably 2 years previous experience within a LTC or hospital environment

Hours of Work

Casual HRS, paid Bi-weekly. Coverage for weekdays & Weekends (as replacement is required), 8 hr. /4 hr. and 10 hr. /days.  (Additional hours may be needed to cover Vacation/Holiday, / sick time, (subject to availability)

Salary: $18.84.09 – $19.1612 /hr

Benefits/Pension Information:

Pension – N/A

Health- NA (Term has to be a minimum of 1 yr.)

VAC – % per pay as per Dept. of Labor standards

HOL – As per Dept. of Labor Standards Guidelines for Casual Employees

Closing Statement Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative, in all job positions, of the residents we serve. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca    

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca 

Competition 420-18-07-27-22 Perm FT LPN Position

 Competition #:420-18-07-27- 22          Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

 Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Aug 23, 2022

Posted Date: July 27, 2022                Close Date:    Open until filled

Reg/Temp: Permanent                        Full/Part:        Full Time

 (subject to change)

Union:   UNIFOR

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs approx. 270 staff in various Departments.

LPN Skills & Abilities Required: refer to LPN (Job) Description on website www.rkmacdonald.ca

Qualifications required – LPN at an accredited School/College of nursing.  Current license with the CLPNS (College of License Practical Nurses of NS).  Minimum of 1-year experience with Medication Administration.  Recent experience in geriatric setting preferred.  Recent experience as Team Lead or Supervisor of CCA staff/equivalent preferred.  Current CPR certification required with annual updates and annual WHMIS required.  Regular and consistent attendance is essential.

Hours of Work (Subject to change)

Rotational hours

Days & Night/ weekends shift hrs. (7am – 7 pm and/or & 7 pm -7am)

Salary: 26.24710 – 29.1760 (based on Union Contract Scale and on experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension –Yes (can deferred for 3 mos.)

Vacation, holiday pro- rated to part-time hrs. – Yes

Sick benefits- yes following probation period (528 for LPN)

Health Benefits – yes (Health (Travel), Dental, Life, LTD, and Optionals

Corporate Gym Rate – Goodlife

Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative, in all job positions, of the residents we serve. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca    

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca 

Competition #440-6-07-27-22 Casual GW Dietary Aide

                   Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca 

 Competition #:440-6 07-27- 2022                    Job Title:         Dietary Aide

         Dept.:  Dietary (Food Services)                     Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: July 27, 2022                            Close Date:     Open until filled

Reg/Temp:  Casual                                           Full/Part           Casual

            (Subject to change)                                                   

Union:       NA

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 267 staff in various Departments.

Skills & Abilities required: please refer to    Dietary Aide Job Description @www.rkmacdonald.ca   

www.rkmacdonald.ca

Qualifications required – Applicants should have some experience in food service and its delivery

Experience in baking or cooking would be an asset. Food handlers course an asset. 

Regular and consistent attendance is essential.

Hours of Work

   Causal

3:30pm- 8:30 pm (5 hr. shift) (subject to change)

Salary

$16.3329-$16.6102 per hour (according to experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension – NA

Vacation, holiday – prorated % 4 vac

Sick benefits- NA

Health Benefits NA

Gym Membership – Good life

Closing Statement

Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative, in all job positions, of the residents we serve. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca    

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca 

Thank you for your interest in this position.

Competition #440-05-07-19-22 Temp FT Dietary Aide Position

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7

 Dept.:       Dietary/Food Services     Start Date:      Immediately

Repost #1

Posted DateJuly 27, 2022              Close Date:   August 3, 2022

Reg/Temp: Temporary                        Full/Part:        Full Time

          Tentative end date undetermined (subject to change)

                Union: Unifor/CAW

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 227 staff in various Departments.

Skills & Abilities Required: refer to Dietary Aide Job Description on website www.rkmacdonald.ca   

  • Applicants should have some experience in food service and its delivery.
  • Experience in baking or cooking would be an asset.
  • Food handlers course an asset.
  • Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

Hours of Work

Temporary Full time

Hours Flex to cover rotation vacancies– 10 hour shift (7:15-5:15) (12noon-8 pm) (subject to change) (Days and Weekends)

Salary

$16.4146-$16.6933 per hour (according to experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits:

Pension – (Can deferred for 3mos, if not previously in plan)

Vacation, holiday

Sick benefits- (Upon Completion of a 528 hr. Probation Period)

Health Benefits: NA (min of 1 yr)

Gym Membership: Corp rate available from Good life

Closing Statement

Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca    Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca

Competition #420-17-07-20-22 Casual Resident Support Worker

Competition #:420-17-07-20-22            Job Title:         Resident Support Worker

 Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: July 20, 2022                Close Date:    Open until filled

Reg/Temp: Temporary                       Full/Part:        Casual Working Full time hours

 Tentative end date March 31, 2023 (subject to change)

Union:  Non -Union

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs approx. 270 staff in various Departments.

The Resident Support Worker is an important role in supporting the needs of residents in the Home. Working collaboratively with the CCA’s to support the activities of daily living, while supporting residents’ physical and emotional needs. The RSW is responsible to the Team Lead RN or LPN in the Care Area.

Key Responsibilities:  Answer call bells; Assist with mealtimes; Assist residents with eating and drinking

Assist with setting up and cleaning up from meals; Bed making; spotting resident transfers; Tidying bedrooms

Assist residents to and from activities; to promote and maintain the safety of residents, staff, and visitors at all times;

Regular check ins with residents; Review Life Plans in residents charts; Support residents with activities or needs; duties

as assigned by the Team Lead RN or LPN.

Education/Experience

  • Grade 12 Completion
  • Diploma in social services, human services considered an asset
  • Experience working on long term care, or with seniors considered an asset
  • Experience working in customer service / hospitality considered an asset

Complete Job Description for Resident Support Worker on website www.rkmacdonald.ca

Hours of Work (Subject to change)

Casual hours can work up to 80 Hrs.  Biweekly

HRS 7am – 5 pm

Rate:$ 15.92/hr.

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension –No Casual Status

Sick benefits- No Casual Status

Health Benefits – No Casual Status

Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative, in all job positions, of the residents we serve. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: jobs@rkmacdonald.ca    

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca