Competition # 420-39-12-11-19 Permanent FT Registered RN

Competition #:420-39-12 11-19           Job Title:         Registered Nurse

Dept.:        Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: November 12, 2019     Close Date:    November 21, 2019

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

             (subject to change)

Union:       NSNU

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.


RN 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 and annual WHMIS required. Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

For further details See RN Job Description on the home’s website for Registered Nurse

Hours of Work

DDNN (rotations using a Smooth bank and subject to change)

Hours –12 hr. Days & Nights and Weekends as per rotation

Salary: Based on Service /Experience on NSNU current scale

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension –Yes

Vacation, holiday – Yes

Sick benefits- yes following probation period (720 hrs. RN)

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 NSNU bargaining unit position.  Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. 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 resident we serve.

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:

Disclaimer: Please see R.K. website for full job posting