Competition #:420-11-04 07 -21       Temporary Full Time    Registered Nurse

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

Competition #:420-11-04 07 -21          Job Title:         Registered Nurse

  Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: April 7, 2021                 Close Date:    April 16, 2021

          Reg/Temp: Temporary                       Full/Part:        Full Time

          Tentative end date July 1, 2021 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 @

Hours of Work

12 hr. DDNN Rotation

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. RN)

Health Benefits – NA (Term less than 1 yr.)

Gym Membership – Corporate Rate available with Good life

Closing Statement: Thank you for your interest in this position. Applicants selected for an interview only to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  This is a NSNU bargaining unit position. 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 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