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Registered Nurse - 8.4 Hospitalist Medicine Unit - Halifax Infirmary

October 16 2020
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Health, Medical, Nursing
Halifax, NS

Req ID: 98433
Location: Central Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance - QEII
Company: NSHA
Department: OPCZ Hospitalist Medicine Unit

Type of Employment: Hourly FT short-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: NSGEU

Posting Closing Date: 21-Oct-20

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities

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. He/she is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care and provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient/client care settings.

The RN has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced based nursing practice and is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient/client outcomes. This individual supports the development of students and colleagues through acting as a preceptor and providing ongoing mentorship. In addition, the RN contributes to the efficient and effective functioning of the unit, coordination of patient care and staffing.

Qualifications

* Graduate of an accredited nursing program and registered with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS)
* Recent experience in medicine is preferred
* BLS-C (HCP) certification is required
* Demonstrates initiative and independent judgment in nursing practice
* Demonstrates good interpersonal skills
* Maintains awareness of current concepts in nursing
* Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
* Successful applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work
  • Short assignment, full-time (100%) position; 75 hours biweekly
  • Beginning October 31, 2020, with an expected end date of March 1, 2021
  • Dates are approximate and are subject to change
  • Shift work (including days, nights, evenings, weekends and holidays)
  • Flexible rotation
Salary Information

RN -2 Staff Nurse
$34.8623 - $41.2078 hourly
$42.6500 with 25 years experience

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of education & training certifications
  • Proof of any additional required qualification
  • Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
  • Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Nursing bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) 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 Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent 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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