Registered Nurse - Strait Richmond (Evanston) - Signing Bonus & Relocation Available

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Evanston, Nova Scotia, Canada, B0E 1J0

Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre

Req ID: 121439
Company: Nova Scotia Health (NSH)
Location: Strait Richmond Hospital  
Department: General Medicine
Type of Employment: Casual Relief (No guarantee of hours), Various Assignments (Temporary) and Permanent Opportunities Available 


About Nova Scotia Health


Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity

The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide holistic care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span and is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care. He/she provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient/client care settings and has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced based nursing practice.
 
The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for the development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient/client outcomes and supports the development of students and colleagues through acting as a preceptor and providing ongoing mentorship.  The RN contributes to the efficient and effective functioning of the unit, coordination of patient care and staffing, and accepts responsibility for maintaining and continually enhancing competencies through ongoing professional development including participation in education programs, research, and continuous quality activities.
 
The RN practices according to the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses, the Nova Scotia College of Nursing Standards of Nursing Practice, specialty standards as applicable, and the policies and procedures of Nova Scotia Health.

 

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Registered or eligible for licensure with the Nova Scotia College of Nurses (NSCN)
  • Required or must obtain within 1- 2  years of hire (depending on course availability and  operational requirements) :
  • CTAS (Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale)
  • EPICC – Foundations (Emergency Practice, Interventions and Care – Canada)
  • BLS-C (Basic Life Support – C)
  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support); EPICC – Pediatrics (Emergency Practice, Interventions and Care – Canada) or ENPC (Emergency Nurses Pediatric Course)
  • Trauma course – EPICC - Trauma (Emergency Practice, Interventions and Care – Canada); Rural Trauma Program  or TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course)
  • Previous acute care experience an asset
  • Emergency Nursing Program or Critical Care Nursing Program an sset
  • ENC© Certification an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interact positively with patients/residents, families, other health care provide and staff while demonstrating sensitivity, empathy and warmth
  • Ability to demonstrate sound decision-making skills in crisis situations and be accountable for decisions
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
  • Basic computer skills
  • Physical and mental capabilities to perform duties of the position
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred 

 
Where there are no applicants who meet the above qualification, consideration may be given to applicants who agree to complete further training within two years’ of hire date 


Please ensure your resume includes all relevant education, experience, training and certifications.

 

Opportunities & Hours

 

  • Permanent Full-Time 1.0% - 6 positions
  • Temporary Full-Time Long Assignment - 1 position - 12 months 
  • Casual Relief (no guarantee of hours)

Salary & Incentives

 

$35.2108 - $41.4848 hourly
$42.9366 hourly with 25 years RN experience

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Successful candidates may also be eligible for signing bonus and relocation assistance for a return of service commitment - Approximately one (1) year return of service for every $5,000 provided to a maximum of three (3) years.

 

Once You've Applied

 

Thank you for your interest in NSH.  A Recruiter will reach out to you to explore whether your qualifications and skills match an opportunity. 

 

 

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. 

 

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