Competition #:420-33-11-20- 20   Perm FT    Licensed Practical Nurse

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

Competition #:420-33-11-20- 20          Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

  Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: November 20, 2020     Close Date:    November 27, 2020

Reg/Temp Permanent                         Full/Part:        Full-time

 (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 137 Residents and employs approx. 270 staff in various Departments.

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.

LPN Skills & Abilities required refer to LPN (Job) Description on website

Hours of Work (Subject to change)


(Rotations include weekends and use of a Smooth bank)

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 be deferred three (3) Mos.)

Vacation, holiday -Yes

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

Health Benefits – Yes (Health (travel), Dental, LTD, Life and Optional’ s

Gym Membership – Corporate Rate available with Good life


Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position.  Contact only with applicants selected for an interview. Typically, interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR 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 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:    

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