Competition #:420-07 05-08-2018     Job Title:       Licensed Practical Nurse   


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

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Competition #:420-07 05-08-2018     Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

 Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: May 8, 2018                  Close Date:    May 15, 2018

Reg/Temporary PT                              Full/Part:        Part-time (.45 ) ++

Tentative end date undetermined (subject to change)


Applications will be 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: refer to LPN (Job) Description.

Qualifications required –  LPN at an accredited School/College of nursing.  Current license with the 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

Hours of Work

Days & Nights weekends to cover 24 hrs         ( Shift subject to change)

Hours – (12 hour shifts)


$22.1175 – $23.7537 per hour (according to experience) (Pay for Breaks and Dinner)

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 (end date of 1 yr)

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.  This is a CAW/UNIFOR bargaining unit position. 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.

Additional Information: Internal Applicants please apply using the Internal Application Form, external applicants please submit resume and cover letter to: Jacqueline Delorey -Human Resources Coordinator902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or

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