Competition #:420-36-11-17- 21    Temporary Full Time Float 1 yr. Positions  ( Licensed Practical Nurse)

Nov 17, 2021

Competition #:420-36-11-17- 21           Job Title:         Licensed Practical Nurse

  Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      December 1, 2021 (subject to change)

Posted Date: November 17, 2021     Close Date:    Open until filled

Reg/Temp: Temporary                       Full/Part:        Full Time (2 Float positions)

 Tentative end date December 1, 2022 (1yr) (depends on start date 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 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.

Hours of Work (Subject to change)

Rotation or hours TBD

Days & Nights (as required to cover 24 hr. period) 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 deferred for 3 mos.)

Vacation, holiday pro- rated to part-time hrs. – Yes

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

Health Benefits – yes  (Health (Travel), Dental, Life (1 yr. position)

 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.  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. 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 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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