Competition #:420-19 06-13-2018    Job Share  Licensed Practical Nurse

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

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Competition #:420-19 06-13-2018     Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

 Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      June 25, 2018

Posted Date: June 13, 2018               Close Date:     June 20, 2018

Temporary                                            Full/Part:        Temporary 50% Job Sharing                               Status Remains                                                          Agreement

 Same Of Job Sharing Partner  Entering  Agreement

Same (ie. casual, tpt, pt etc)

                            Tentative end date September 30, 2018 (subject to change)

Management/employee can decide to end agreement with 30 days’ notice, except in extra ordinary circumstances (see pg. 45 Unifor Contract)


Applications accepted up to 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

DDNN Rotation or rotations in a bi- weekly pay period

(Hrs. to be shared equally (50%) among the employees doing the share agreement)

Final schedule approved by Supervisor/Manager.

Hours – (12-hour shifts)


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

Benefits/Pension Information       

Pension – (same as Current status)

Vacation, holiday (same as current status)

Sick benefits- (same as current status)

Health Benefits – (same as current status)

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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