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Permanent Resource Nurse (RN) – Women & Children’s Health Program

Nova Scotia Health Authority

This is a Contract position in Winnipeg, MB posted July 11, 2021.

Req ID: 113822 Location: Eastern Zone, Cape Breton Regional Hospital Company: NSHA Department: OPEZ W&C Obstetrics CBR Type of Employment: Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: Nursing NSNU Posting Closing Date: 10-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.

Reposting This is a reposting.

Previous applicants do not need to re-apply to be considered.

Responsibilities The Permanent Resource Nurse (RN) practices within the Nova Scotia College of Nursing (NSCN) Standards of Nursing Practice for Registered Nurses and the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics.

The RN is responsible and accountable for the nursing care of an assigned group of patients and their families, provides guidance and leadership to peers and other staff, and works in a collaborative relationship with colleagues, unit staff, students and members of related health disciplines.

The Permanent Resource Nurse (PRN) may work in any department within the Women & Children’s Health Program and is not limited to one unit.

Qualifications Registered with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing (NSCN) One (1) year acute care nursing experience Six (6) months perinatal or pediatric experience within the last three (3) years Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification Current NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) or willingness to complete within six (6) months PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) or a commitment to complete the next available course Breast Feeding Program or willingness to complete within six (6) months Willingness to orientate to all Women & Children’s Health Units (Obstetrics, Neonatal Intensive Care, and Pediatrics) 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 Good attendance and work record; attendance records may be reviewed Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application.

Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work Long assignment, full-time position; 75 hours biweekly Beginning September 12, 2021, with an expected end date of October 30, 2022 Dates are approximate and are subject to change Salary Information $35.2108
– $41.4848 hourly $42.9366 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.

This is a Nursing bargaining unit
– NSNU position.

Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile.

Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

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.