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Registered Nurse – Emergency & Inpatient Departments

Nova Scotia Health Authority

This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted July 10, 2021.

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Req ID: 114939 Location: Central Zone, Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital Company: NSHA Department: OPCZ Primary Nursing Care TOH Type of Employment: Hourly PT long-assignment (70% FTE) x FLEX 1 position(s) Union Status: NSNU Posting Closing Date: 11-Jul-21 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.

Responsibilities The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide holistic care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span.

The RN works in both inpatient and emergency department, working both days and nights.

The RN is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care.

The RN provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient/client care settings to junior nurses on the nursing team.

The RN has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced based nursing practice.

The RN is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient/client outcomes.

The RN supports the development of students and colleagues through acting as a preceptor and providing ongoing mentorship.

The RN contributes to the efficient and effective functioning of the unit, coordination of patient care and staffing.

The RN accepts responsibility for maintaining and continually enhancing competencies through ongoing professional development including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities.

The RN practices according to the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses, the Nova Scotia College of Nurses Standards of Nursing Practice, specialty standards as applicable and the policies and procedures of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

The RN is responsible and accountable for his/her nursing practice and conduct as defined by the Nova Scotia College of Nurses and for ensuring that his/her registration is current and valid.

Qualifications Graduate of an accredited nursing program and registered with the Nova Scotia College of Nurses (NSCN) BLS-C (HCP) certification Two years’ recent experience working as a RN in an emergency department and /or acute care unit required Experience working as RN in rural facility/community setting is preferred ACLS and PALS an asset Ability to work independently required Strong communication, interpersonal, and decision making skills required Maintains awareness of current concepts in nursing Initiates and participates in nursing process and problem solving process Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred 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 Long Assignment Part-time (70%) FLEX Position; 52.5 hours bi-weekly Beginning as soon as possible with an expected end date of July 20, 2022 These dates are subject to change Salary Information $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.