Registered Nurse

Location: MacLeod Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home

Salary: TBD

Terms Of Employment: Casual

Start Date: TBD

JOB DESCRIPTION

Registered Nurses are a part of the health care team that provide resident’s with medical oversight as a result of physician direction. Registered Nurses are responsible to co-ordinate all aspects of a resident’s care plan to ensure that needs are met as defined in the care goals. All duties performed will follow optimal safety standards to ensure the comfort and safety of residents and safety of staff and visitors

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Languages

English

Education

Currently a Registered Nurse of the Province of Nova Scotia

Experience

Minimum of two (2) years experience in nursing, preferably in a Long Term Care setting. Experience in supervision, with good leadership skills: Good communication skills Able to delegate efficiently and effectively Able to evaluate nursing performance Able to accurately assess resident needs/programs Able to set goals and measure outcomes Able to do his/her job with minimal supervision Able to attend work on a regular and consistent basis

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the over all care for residents and supervision of staff when the Director of Nursing is not in the building. Strong leadership skills are essential with an ability to problem solve and coordinate resources among the care team. Clinical skills and knowledge of Geriatric care are essential.

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