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Registered Nurse in Hammonds Plains at Talentcor

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

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Job Description

Talentcor is recruiting for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.


  • Organize, manage, and lead the care area/unit that is assigned
  • Lead & supervise a team of LPNs, CCAs, and PCWs, including identifying issues and resolving them as needed
  • Coach, mentor, and develop staff including providing annual reviews, supporting opportunities for continuous education, and providing feedback as required
  • Assigning staff to ensure that all procedures and policies are followed in a safe manner
  • Assist in all duties as required to ensure sufficient coverage of shifts, including physician runs, assessments, committee meetings, supporting families, and performing audits as required
  • Ensuring that all physician orders are processed & orders are placed
  • Administer medications, treatments, and documents according to policy & procedure
  • Perform pharmacy duties on a rotational basis as required, including filling orders weekly, submitting monthly medical supplies order, etc.
  • Develop & meet annual care goals & objectives, reporting progress quarterly
  • Completing & reviewing pre-admission assessments, comprehensive nursing assessments, and ongoing assessments of residents
  • Communicating with staff daily to discuss and/or resolve resident care, family concerns, staff coverage, and unit issues
  • Develop & exceed goals, objectives and standards for the unit, which align with our client’s mission, values, and strategic plan
  • Ensure that departmental operations are provided efficiently within the approved budget
  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for residents, families, and staff
  • Unionized Environment
  • Other duties as required


  • Outstanding verbal & written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership ability to lead & manage staff
  • Valid Canadian RN License
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Long term care experience an asset
  • Access to a reliable vehicle
  • Must provide recent Criminal Record Check & Vulnerable Sector Check (max. three months old)


Please apply directly online or submit your resume to Wendy Macdonald at

Talentcor would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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Keywords: Nurse, long term care, RN, registered nurse, healthcare

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