Competition #420-25-05-31-2019 Temporary Full -time LPN

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

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Competition #:420-25 05-31-2019     Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

 Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      June 24, 2019

Posted Date May 31, 2019                 Close Date:     June 7, 2019

Permanent                                            Full/Part:        Temporary Full-time

Undetermined end date               (subject to change)


Applications will be 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  (Smoothing) 80 hrs. biweekly

Hours – (12-hour shifts)


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

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension – (Can deferred for 3mos, if not previously in plan) NSHEPP

Vacation, holiday

Sick benefits- (Upon Completion of a 528 hr. Probation Period)

Health Benefits – (Applicable only with min of 1 yr. end date)

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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