Beginning of employment
Reporting to the Resident Care Manager, the Registered Nurse is responsible and accountable for quality assessment of residents and delivery of care to residents providing guidance and direction to LPN and CCA staff.
- The Registered Nurse participates as a team leader ensuring residents are provided care in a clean and safe environment while allowing residents to exercise their greatest degree of independence.
- The incumbent is required to maintain a high skill level through participation in training and continued competencies as outlined by the CRNNS.
- Participation in problem solving committees as they relate to resident care is required.
- The Registered Nurse is in frequent contact with Physicians and is responsible for interpretation of orders and treatments and seeking clarification as needed.
- The Registered Nurse is responsible to ensure the policies of the Facility are adhered to including the documentation of actions, irregularities and ongoing needs of residents.
- This position may require shift work.
- A graduate from an approved school of Nursing and Registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia is required.
- Preference will be given to persons with a Bachelor or Master Degree in Nursing, Gerontology Certification, Palliative Care Training and CPR.
- Leadership training and experience is an asset.
- Current Vulnerable Sector Check
- The Registered Nurse requires excellent assessment skills and the ability to problem solve using critical thinking techniques.
- The ability to lead and direct other team members in the establishment of realistic goals and care plans for residents is essential.
- This position requires the ability to demonstrate care and compassion for residents and family members during difficult times and provide them with emotional support.
- The ability to make critical decisions in a timely fashion is essential.
- The Registered Nurse is required to adhere to therapeutic standards adhering to infection control policies and protocols as well as medication dispensing and documentation requirements of the CRNNS and the Facility.
- The incumbent requires organizational skills and the ability to prioritize their own work as well as that of others on the unit.
- Must be commitment to embracing diversity and creating unity and inclusion among members of your work community.
As per the NSNU Collective Agreement
Benefits & Advantages
- 12 hour shifts
- Competitive Wages
- Union Membership
- Transfer of Pay Rate
- Benefits Package including Dental and Health
- YMCA & GoodLife Corporate Rates
- Ongoing Professional Development