Registered Nurse - General Medical Unit

Date: Nov 27, 2021

Location: Evanston Richmond Co., NS, CA, B0E 1J0

Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre

Req ID: 110149
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Central
 Zone, Strait Richmond Hospital  
Department: OPEZ General Medical Unit SRH

Type of Employment: Casual  Casual Relief  (3%  FTE) x 3  position(s)
Status: NSNU Nursing
Posting Closing Date: 31-Dec-21

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 to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.


The R.N. practices within the Nova Scotia College of Nurses, NSCN Standards of Nursing Practice for Registered Nurses and the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics, is responsible and accountable for the nursing care of an assigned group of patients and their families; provides guidance and leadership to peers and other staff; works in a collaborative relationship with colleagues, unit staff, students and members of related health disciplines.


  • Registered with the Nova Scotia College of Nurses (NSCN)
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Evidence of ongoing relevant education
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain good relationships with patients/residents, families and co-workers
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Attendance records may be reviewed

Hours of Work

Casual Relief Position

Salary Information

Registered Nurse

$35.2108 - $41.4848 hourly

$42.9366 with 25 years RN experience

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program.  If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit please visit Recruitment - Incentives  

​This is a Nursing  bargaining unit - NSNU  position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

​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. 

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.


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