Competition #:420-01-01-31- 20    Permanent Full-Time  Licensed Practical Nurse

Competition #:420-01-01-31- 20           Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

  Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: January 31, 2020         Close Date:    February 7, 2020

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. 267 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)

DDNN rotational weeks and weekends (rotations using a Smooth bank)

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

Salary: 23.5933 – 25.3387 (as per Union Contract Scale based on experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension –Yes

Vacation, holiday – Yes

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

Health Benefits – Yes

Gym Membership – Corporate Rate available

 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.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference is 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 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