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Registered Nurse - Medical Inpatient Unit - Aberdeen Apply In New Glasgow

Published 2019-06-24
Expires 2019-09-24
ID #27643236
Registered Nurse - Medical Inpatient Unit - Aberdeen Apply In New Glasgow
Canada, Nova Scotia, New Glasgow,
Published June 24, 2019

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Temporary
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Registered nurse - medical inpatient unit - aberdeen

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This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are not required to re-apply.

Req ID: 29256

Location: Northern Zone, Aberdeen Hospital

Company: NSHA

Department: 3004227 OPNZ Medical Inpatients

Type of Employment: Temporary Hourly FT long-term (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Union Status: Nursing Bargaining Unit - NSNU

Posting Closing Date: 25-Jun-19

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.


The Registered Nurse (RN) is a one of the collaborators in the Collaborative Care Model, providing holistic, comprehensive care to meet the needs of individuals, families and/or communities. The Registered Nurse provides leadership in nursing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation for the purpose of promoting, maintaining or restoring health, preventing illness, injury and disability or supporting a peaceful death. The RN develops professional relationships for the purpose of providing care in collaboration with the patient and family, other nurses and health team members throughout all stages of health and complexities of illness. The RN independently provides safe, competent, compassionate, ethical nursing care to stable, predictable and unpredictable populations, and ensures the goals and needs of the patients and families are prioritized and individualized. Using nursing knowledge, critical thinking and clinical judgement, the RN engages in independent, interdependent and dependent functions to provide healthcare focusing on comprehensive assessment, patient/family education, and coordination of care. These functions may be self-determined, or assigned by physician, nurse practitioner


  • Graduate of an approved School of Nursing and current Registration (or eligibility) and Licensure with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia is required.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years recent (within the last five years) and consistent experience in medical/surgical nursing preferred.
  • Current BCLS certification required upon employment.
  • Certification and relevant experience of at least 2 years in the particular program/service area is preferred and/or may be required for employment. Position requirements or activities may vary in keeping with the clinical needs of the program or service area.
  • Recent experience (within last 5 years) in advanced procedures is preferred..
  • Previous work attendance may be considered.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for this position.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

Hours of Work

Temporary Full Time Position, 75 hours biweekly

Long assignment, ending January 6, 2021

Dates are approximate and subject to change

Salary Information

Registered Nurse

$34.3461 - $40.4660 hourly

$41.8822 with 25 years of 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 documentations 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 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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