Competition #:420-08-05-06- 20          Casual        Licensed Practical Nurses

Competition #:420-08-05-06- 20           Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

  Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: May 6, 2020                  Close Date:    May 13, 2020

Reg/Temp: Temporary                       Full/Part:        Casual – leading to full time hrs.

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 approx. 270 staff in various Departments.

LPN Skills & Abilities Required: refer to LPN (Job) Description on website

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

Replacement for rotation hrs.  Rotations are (Days Long Week/Short and DDNN which include weekends and holidays.

12 hour shifts (7am – 7 pm or & 7 pm -7am)

Salary: 23.5933 – 25.3387 (as per Union Contract Scale based on experience as well as Night & Weekend premiums)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension – (Casual NA   only if FT or PT  status)

Vacation, holiday – Yes (Pd. as per status of FT PT or Casual)

Sick benefits- (Casual  NA – FT or PT status following probation period (528 for LPN)

Health Benefits – (Casual NA – FT or PT status has options Health Dental, etc.

Gym Membership – Corporate Rate available, presently closed due to COVID 19

 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 two weeks of closing date.  The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. 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:    

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting