Competition #420-34-07-2019

Competition #:420-34-07 10-19            Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

  Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: October 7, 2019           Close Date:    October 14, 2019

Reg/Temp: Temporary                     Full/Part:        Full-time

            Tentative end date undetermined (subject to change)

Union:   UNIFOR

Applications are 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.

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

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 require

Hours of Work

LONG WEEK/SHORT WEEK Days and weekends as per rotation  (rotations using a Smooth bank)

12 hour shifts

Salary: Based on Service years on UNIFOR current scale (or experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension –Yes

Vacation, holiday – Yes

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

Health Benefits – Yes

Gym Membership – Corporate Rate available

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 to three weeks of closing date.  The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.  This is an UNIFOR bargaining unit position.  Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

Additional Information: Internal applicants to apply using the Internal Application Forms and external to send cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey -Human Resources Coordinator 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: