Nurse Rehabilitation Counselor – Withdrawal Management & Wellness – Mental Health & Addictions

Location: Port Hawkesbury, NS

Salary: Nurse Rehabilitation Counselor (NUR001): $35.04 - $41.41 hourly ($42.86 hourly with 25 years of RN experience).

Terms Of Employment: Permanent full-time (100%) position; 75.00 hours bi-weekly.

Start Date: TBD

JOB DESCRIPTION

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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelor of Nursing (consideration will be given to diploma prepared candidates who have experience working with the patient population and are able to demonstrate equivalency to a degree based on post entry level courses and experience) One year of Mental Health & Addictions experience in the last five years If there are no applicants with one year experience, applicants with six months experience will be evaluated; If there are no applicants with six months experience applicants with no Mental Health & Addictions experience will be evaluated.

Experience

Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelor of Nursing (consideration will be given to diploma prepared candidates who have experience working with the patient population and are able to demonstrate equivalency to a degree based on post entry level courses and experience) One year of Mental Health & Addictions experience in the last five years If there are no applicants with one year experience, applicants with six months experience will be evaluated; If there are no applicants with six months experience applicants with no Mental Health & Addictions experience will be evaluated.

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