• Location: Kentville, NS
  • Deadline: August 5, 2021

Registered Nurse

Terms of employment: 2 – Permanent, Part time 56 to 84 hours / bi-weekly

Start date: As soon as possible

Employment conditions: Shift, To be determined

Benefits: Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Life insurance benefits, Pension plan benefits, Vision care benefits, Other benefits

Job Description

The facility is comprised of a Childrens’ Centre which is licensed to provide 24 hour nursing coverage for 19 children and a Seniors Centre consisting of 97 residents. All residents receive multi-disciplinary care based on a holistic approach to ensure physical, mental and spiritual well being while recognizing the right to individuality, respect and dignity.

Programming in the Childrens’ Centre is conducted on an individual basis and some of the children attend school outside the facility. Full and part time professional nursing care is provided to children of all ages and respite care is available to families in need. The Seniors’ Centre provides care to adults and seniors whose physical, mental and intellectual needs are addressed through qualified nursing care, dietary services and recreational programming within a clean and safe environment. The involvement of families, staff and volunteers contributes to the mission of meeting the needs of all residents of Evergreen.

Job requirements


  • English


  • College/CEGEP or equivalent experience


  • Experience an asset

Ability to Supervise

  • Staff in various areas of responsibility, More than 20 people

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check, Child abuse registry check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure, Attention to detail, Fast-paced environment

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus, Organized, Reliability, Team player, Excellent oral communication, Flexibility

Area of Specialization

  • Geriatrics, Palliative care, Pediatrics

Specific Skills

Operate or monitor medical apparatus or equipment, Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions, Provide nursing care, Monitor, assess, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions, Collaborate to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care, Dispense and administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician, Supervise licensed practical nurses and other nursing staff

Work Setting

  • Nursing home/home for the aged

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse by the province/territory of work, Licensure as a Registered Nurse by provincial or territorial authorities

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $33.77 to $39.47 /hour

How to apply

By email:

By fax: 902-678-5996

By mail:

655 Park St
Kentville, NS
B4N 3V7

Intended job posting audience

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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