Registered Nurse – General Medical Unit – Strait Richmond Hospital

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

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


Req ID: 110219
Location: Eastern Zone, Strait Richmond Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: OPEZ General Medical Unit SRH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT   (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Nursing NSNU 

Posting Closing Date: 14-Oct-21


Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

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. Incentives: Successful Candidates maybe eligible for a $10,000 lump sum payment upon signing, subject to a two (2) year Return of Service agreement with the General Medical Unit at the Strait Richmond Hospital located in Evanston, NS. Candidates may also be eligible for a relocation allowance of up to $2500 if relocating from within Nova Scotia and up to $5000 if relocating from outside Nova Scotia, for approved expenses with original receipts provided. Eligibility criteria are determined by Incentive Policy. If you have questions regarding this posting please contact Responsibilities The Registered Nurse 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 (or eligible for registration) with the Nova Scotia College of Nurses (NSCN) BLS - C (current) Current certification in CPI or willingness to obtain within six months of employment ACLS certified or willingness to obtain certification within six months of employment Cultural Competency Computer literacy or willingness to obtain Commitment to the philosophy of family centred care nursing Proven clinical knowledge and the ability to use sound professional judgement Utilization of nursing process Team leading skills and professional team leadership abilities Ability to work in a self-directed environment and also effectively within an interdisciplinary team Ability to adapt to new and varied work situations Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills Demonstrated commitment to self-learning and continuous professional development Physical ability to perform duties of the position Good work and attendance record Commitment to confidentiality and privacy of patients and clients Annual access the training and education on patient, client and personal safety made available by the Nova Scotia Health Authority Commitment to maintain and protect patient, clients and personal safety on an ongoing basis The successful applicant will have a commitment to the mission and values of the Nova Scotia Health Authority Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Hours of Work Permanent Full Time Position; 75 hours bi-weekly Salary Information Registered Nurse: $35.2108- $41.4848 hourly $42.9366 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 - NSNU 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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