Job Description

This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are not required to re-apply.

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 Registered Nurse is accountable as a direct provider, coordinator, and advocate of client-centered care.  As coordinator of care the Registered Nurse develops, records, delegates, monitors, and evaluates the plan of care.  The Registered Nurse collaborates with colleague health providers, the client, and family to facilitate a safe, thorough, and satisfactory care experience.  This position consists of a 12 hour shift rotation.


• Current registration (or eligibility) with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing is required.
• Current BCLS certification required.
• Demonstrated ability to provide support for families or critically ill patients.
• Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing work environments required.
• Strong commitment to service provision, self-learning and continuing education required.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others.
• Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
• Strong organizational and prioritization skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks required.
• Previous work attendance will be reviewed and considered.
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for this position.
• Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
• Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.  

Hours of Work

Permanent Part Time (70%) Positions; 52.5 hours biweekly

Salary Information

Registered Nurse:

$34.3461 - $40.4660 hourly
$41.8822 hourly with 25 yrs 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 diver

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