Registered Nurse - Orthopedic Assessment Clinic (Joint Care Program)

Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre - Cape Breton, NS (20 days ago)

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Req ID: 44825
Location: Eastern Zone, Cape Breton Regional Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: 60037998 PERI Ortho Rehab Clinic
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Nursing Bargaining Unit - NSNU
Posting Closing Date: 25-Nov-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 R.N. practices within the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia, CRNNS Standards of Nursing Practice for Registered Nurses and the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics, 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; works in a collaborative relationship with colleagues, unit staff, students and members of related health disciplines. The R.N. will be responsible for the ongoing development, co-ordination, planning and implementation of this program. The position requires a person who is highly motivated and a self-starter who can work in a team environment.

  • B.Sc.N., B.N. or Diploma RN
  • Registered with the Nova Scotia College of Nurses (NSCN)
  • Five (5) years' acute care nursing experience
  • Current BLS-C (HCP) certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in orthopedic assessment
  • Knowledge of behavior modification models and techniques
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision on a consultative basis, within the health care team
  • Experience with case management
  • Ability to provide ongoing program evaluation
  • Evidence of ongoing education
Hours of Work
  • Permanent, Full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
Salary Information

Registered Nurse:
$35.0356 - $41.2784

$42.7230 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 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.

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