Competition #:420-13-05 -25- 24       Perm Part-time       Licensed Practical Nurse

May 25, 2024

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

Competition #:420-13-05 -25- 24         Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

Dept.:        Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Post Date: May 25, 2024                    Close Date:    Open until Filled

Reg/Temp: Permanent                        Full/Part:        .60 Part Time (48 hrs. biweekly) (subject to change)

 Union:   UNIFOR

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 136 Residents and employs approx. 250 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 (Subject to change)

Cover hours in 24 hrs.

Flexibility for hours within:12-hour shifts (7am – 7 pm or & 7 pm -7am) and 8 hr. (7am-3 pm) (3-11 pm)

Salary: $28.3210-31.4807/ hr. (based on Union Contract Scale and on experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension –Yes (can deferred for three (3) mos.

Vacation, holiday

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

Health/Pension Benefits – Pension NSHEPP: Health (Travel), Dental, Life, Ltd Mandatory, unless have elsewhere, Optional’s Benefits available as well.


Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  This is a UNIFOR bargaining unit position. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. In addition, proof of applicable education and or certification is required as a condition of employment. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to:    or fax 902863-4437

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