NSHA Kentville, NS, Canada
Sep 03, 2019Full time
Registered Nurse, Surgical Unit Req ID: 35402 Location: Western Zone, Valley Regional Hospital Company: NSHA Department: 3000387 PERI Surgical VRH Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 4 position(s) Union Status: Nursing Bargaining Unit - NSNU Posting Closing Date: 08-Sep-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. Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager, Surgical/Day Surgery Unit, Valley Regional Hospital (VRH), the Registered Nurse works to full scope of practice as an independent practitioner within an inter-professional and collaborative team, providing holistic (addressing bio, psycho, social, cultural and spiritual needs), and comprehensive care for individuals, families, groups, populations and communities across the continuum of care. The RN provides leadership and applies advanced nursing knowledge within specific practice settings, and in-depth nursing knowledge, skills and judgment in providing care to all individuals (includes families, groups, populations and communities). Qualifications • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing • Bachelor degree in Nursing preferred • Currently registered, and in good standing with Nova Scotia College of Nursing (NSCN) • Unit specific experience preferred • Unit-specific equipment & technology • General computer proficiency is required • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification • Demonstrated accountability • Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills • Motivated with a strong customer service orientation building solid health care client/partner relationships • Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation • Demonstrated leadership abilities • Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team • Commitment to promoting a culture which supports safety, ethical practice and organizational health • Physical capability to perform the duties of the position • Demonstrated good attendance in current and past employment • Exemplary work history as demonstrated in current and past employment • Availability to work all shifts • Travel to other sites may be required • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred • Successful applicants are required to provide a criminal record check to People & Organizational Development before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment 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 4 x permanent, full-time positions; 75 hours bi-weekly Salary Information $34.3461- $40.4660 hourly $41.8822 with 25 years' 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.