R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7
Competition #:420-35-11 17 -21 Job Title: Registered Nurse
Dept.: Nursing Start Date: Immediately
Posted Date: November 17, 2021 Close Date: Open until filled
Reg/Temp: 2 Temporary Full/Part: Full Time (Float)
Temporary End date Dec 1, 2022 (subject to change 1 yr. pending start date)
Applications accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date
The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs approx. 270 staff in various Departments. The R.K. is seeking a kind, caring, compassionate person, with a genuine interest in Long Term Care. The R.K. is looking for a RN who has strong critical thinking and leadership skills who enjoys working independently, as well as collaboratively within a team, continuous learning, and working to their full scope.
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. Regular & consistent attendance is essential.
See Complete RN Job Description on the home’s website for Registered Nurse @ www.rkmacdonald.ca
Hours of Work
12 hr. Rotation to be Determined
Salary: Based on Service years on NSNU current scale (or experience)
Pension –Yes (Can defer for three (3) mos.)
Vacation, holiday – Yes
Sick benefits- yes following probation period (720 hrs. RN)
Health Benefits – Yes (HANS, Health (Travel), Dental, Life, Pension, for 1 yr position)
Gym Membership – Corporate Rate available with Good life
Closing Statement: Thank you for your interest in this position. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date. This is a NSNU bargaining unit position. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca