Competition #:420-20-05-07- 21        Temp Full Time       Licensed Practical Nurse

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

Competition #:420-20-05-07- 21          Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

Repost #2

 Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: May 7, 2021                  Close Date:    Open until filled

Reg/Temp: Temporary                       Full/Part:        Full time (1 positions)

 Tentative end date March 31, 2023 (subject to change)

Union:   UNIFOR

Applications accepted until 4:00 pm on the job posting closing Date

Opening Statement

The greatest resource of the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is our staff.  In a culture focused on

sustaining an alive and vibrant community built on meaningful relationships, we celebrate and

encourage a uniqueness of spirit and character and are committed to providing exceptional

service to our residents and rewarding jobs for our staff.  As a nationally Accredited Long Term Care facility and we are hiring Licensed Practical Nurses that are energetic, critical thinking and willing to develop strong leadership skills to help us implement a unique care model where Licensed Practical Nurses are partnered with

Continuing Care Assistants in providing resident centered care.


LPN Qualifications, Skills and Abilities required:

Current license with the CLPNS (College of License Practical Nurses of NS). Please refer to our

nursing home website for a complete job description at

Current CPR certification required with annual updates. Regular and consistent attendance is essential

Hours of Work (Subject to change)

DDNN Rotational or Long Week Short Week (TBA)

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

Salary: 26.24710 – 29.1760 (based on Union Contract Scale and on experience)


Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension –Yes (can deferred for 3 mos.)

Vacation, holiday – Yes

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

Health Benefits – Yes (Health/Travel, Dental & Life)


Closing Statement:  The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs approx. 270 staff in various Departments. Thank you for your interest in this unique position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews 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:

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