Competition #:420-22-05 21-21           Temp Part-Time     Registered Nurse

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

Competition #:420-22-05 21-21           Job Title:         Registered Nurse

Repost #1

  Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: May 31, 2021                Close Date:    Open until filled

          Reg/Temp: Temporary                       Full/Part:        Part –time .50 position

          Tentative end date (Undetermined) 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


Hours –12 hr. Days & Nights and Weekends as necessary to cover deficient in schedules

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 undetermined)

Gym Membership – Corporate Rate available with Good life

 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 NSNU bargaining unit positions. 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 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. 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 to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: