Capital Health is on a journey to become a world-leading haven for people-centred health, healing and learning. Reaching our destination means belief in ourselves and our community, sharing the responsibility for a sustainable health system, promoting healthy living, preventing and treating illness and disease, conducting research, teaching and providing care. Through this journey - a journey that includes you - we believe we will realize our shared vision of healthy people, healthy communities.
*Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.*
The RN promotes health and assists the patients to attain their optimal health and level of functioning; collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; provides physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families and supervises assigned team members. In addition, he/she:
Utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide holistic care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span
Is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care
Provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient/client care settings
Has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced based nursing practice
Is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient/client outcomes
Supports the development of students and colleagues through acting as a preceptor and providing ongoing mentorship
Contributes to the efficient and effective functioning of the unit and coordination of patient care and staffing
Accepts responsibility for maintaining and continually enhancing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities
Practices according to the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses, the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia Standards of Nursing Practice, specialty standards as applicable and the policies and procedures of the Capital District Health Authority
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Must be eligible for registration in the province of Nova Scotia
Minimum of two years nursing experience preferred
Emergency or critical care experience is required
Completion of a recognized Critical Care Nursing Program or Emergency Nursing Program would be an asset
Hours of Work
There are multiple vacancies available in our Emergency Departments for our Halifax, Dartmouth and Cobequid sites. Please indicate in your resume or cover letter your preferred area of interest, whether you are interested in permanent or temporary employment, part-time or full-time.
NSGEU Registered Nurse:
$30.9559 - $36.5904 hourly
($37.8711 hourly with 25 years RN experience)
NSNU Registered Nurse:
$31.1097 - $36.6530 hourly
($37.9358 hourly with 25 years RN experience)
Successful candidates from outside Nova Scotia may be eligible for relocation assistance.
Thank you for your interest in this position.
We will contact you should you be selected for an interview.
Capital Health is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment that promotes our vision - Healthy people, healthy communities.
Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.