Registered Nurse- Float – General Medical Unit & Emergency Department – SRH

Location: Evanston, Strait Richmond Hospital

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

Terms Of Employment: Permanent Full Time; 75 hours bi-weekly

Start Date: Commencing as soon as possible

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

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

Experience

Asset

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Reporting to the site leadership, the Registered Nurse as part of an interdisciplinary team, is responsible for providing care to a diverse patient population in a rural hospital setting . He/she will have patient experiences across the spectrum of all acute and emergency care. The successful applicant must contribute to creating a safe and healthy environment for patients, staff and others.

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 and will demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice, demonstrate ongoing commitment to maintaining appropriate clinical competencies required through educational sessions with clinical nurse educator, self- directed study, simulation, etc.

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