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Registered Nurse - Acquired Brain Injury - Rehabilitation and Supportive Care Services

July 31 2020
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Health, Security, Disability, Nursing, Therapy Services
Halifax, NS

Req ID: 88625
Location: Central Zone, Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre - QEII
Company: NSHA
Department: 50017624 OPCZ ABI
Type of Employment: Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Nursing
Bargaining Unit - NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 5-Aug-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. The RN is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care. The RN provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient/client care settings.

The RN is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient/client outcomes. This position requires the individual to assist in 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. They accept 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 College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia Standards of Nursing Practice, specialty standards as applicable and the policies and procedures of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

This position may be required to provide services throughout the Rehabilitation and Supportive Care Services portfolio.

Qualifications

* Graduate of accredited school of nursing

* Current registration in the province of Nova Scotia

* Recent experience in Rehabilitation nursing preferred

* Demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

* 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 demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

Hours of Work

* Long assignment, Full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly

* Beginning August 24, 2020 until April 23, 2021

These are anticipated dates and are subject to change

Salary Information

Registered Nurse:
$34.8623 - $41.2078 hourly
($42.6500 hourly with 25 years RN 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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