Registered Nurse

 

Facility:           The Birches Nursing Home

 

Location:        Musquodoboit Harbour

 

Positions:      

Regular Full Time 1.0 FTE x 2
Regular Part Time 0.65 FTE Eve & Nights
Regular Part Time 0.6 FTE Eve & Nights

Regular Part Time 0.45 FTE Nights

Regular Part Time 0.25 FTE Eve & Nights
Casual

 

Facility Description:

The Birches Nursing Home is a Community Governed organization that operates a 42 bed Continuing Care Centre.  The Birches is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a health workplace for its 100 staff.  The organization fosters a healthy work life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the organization and management of the nursing unit ensuring The Birches standards for quality care are maintained, under the direction of the Resident Care Manager.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required: 

  • Current registration with Registered Nurses’ Association of Nova Scotia

  • Bachelor or Nursing Degree (preferred)

  • Three (3) years geriatric nursing experience

  • Demonstrated administrative experience and leadership skills

  • Ability to work effectively as a contributing team member

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the nursing process, nursing diagnosis, excellent clinical assessment skills and problem solving

  • Demonstrated supervisory and interpersonal communication skills (written and oral)

  • Ability to work 24-hour shift rotation on any nursing unit

  • Knowledge and experience in Venipuncture (preferred)

  • Ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis

  • Demonstrated ability to live the values of The Birches

 

Asset:

  • Experience in long term care

  • Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Management and/or Infection Control

  • Experience working with Alzheimer’s and related dementias

 

BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive benefits plan, and a competitive salary.
 

Signing Bonus: A $7,500 signing bonus is available based on the prorated FTE. Some conditions apply.
 

HOURS OF WORK: This is a union position; given the scope and responsibility of the role, there may be occasions where the Registered Nurse may be required to stay beyond this time period. On call availability/flexibility may also be required at times.
 

Please email resume to:

Human Resources

Hr.birches@thebirchesns.ca

Or Fax to: 902-465-4929