R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home


                                                             PERMANENT POSITION

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia; a small town, rich in Gaelic history nestled in the northeastern part of the province. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home strives to provide an environment that enables Residents to live full and abundant lives. Our mission is providing loving, dignified quality care and enabling people to live full and abundant lives.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer is accountable and responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home in accordance with the organization’s mission, strategic plan, policies, and budget; legal regulations; licensing requirements; and accreditation standards.

As the ideal candidate, you have a minimum of five years of experience in senior management roles in the health sector, have strong leadership and management skills, and demonstrated ability to positively build teams and engage staff.  You have proven success in public policy, administration, human resources and financial management; experience in working with a voluntary Board of Directors; and have excellent relationship building, interpersonal, negotiation, decision making, and problem solving skills.  A university degree in a health-related field is preferred, however, a degree in Business Administration would be considered.  A Master’s Degree in a health-related field and senior administration experience in long term care are preferred; extensive clinical experience would be considered an asset.  R.K. Macdonald Nursing Home is supportive of a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

If you are interested in pursuing this rewarding leadership opportunity, email Health Association Nova Scotia at with a detailed resume by September 25, 2021.  All applications will remain strictly confidential.