Job Posting – Registered Nurse

Breton Ability Centre is in the process of significant transformation. We are currently seeking enthusiastic Registered Nurses for Casual Employment. As a member of the Resident Support Services Team, you will play an active role in leading and implementing a social model of support and services for individuals with disabilities.
The Registered Nurse will provide direct care and support services to individuals with disabilities and their families. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the RN assumes a leadership role, provides consultation and program planning to assist in promoting health, personal, educational, social, vocational development of individuals with disabilities. The Registered Nurse also advocates on behalf of individuals with disabilities and may be a liaison with other agencies and the Department of Community Services.

1. Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
2. Must have a current active practicing license with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia;
3. Experience working with persons with disabilities (intellectual, mental health, physical) and with complex needs;
4. Must have excellent work and attendance record;
5. Must be current in all mandatory education. (i.e., CPR, First Aid, Low Arousal, Emergency Plan and WHMIS);
6. Must have or be willing to take “Creating a Community of Learners” course at the earliest date;
7. Must be comfortable working in a team environment and actively contributing to a multidisciplinary team;
8. Must be committed to the development of individuals with disabilities and fostering opportunities for independence for each person;
9. Must be committed to influencing change and enabling innovation and creativity;
10. Must have excellent problem-solving skills, is an excellent communicator and take the initiative to address issues and concerns, as they arise;
11. Have excellent assessment skills and apply the nursing process in assessing, planning, evaluating clinical interventions as required for residents;
12. Must be committed to continuous learning and quality improvement;
13. Commitment to supporting individuals with disabilities withinrec a Social Model based on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities;
14. Must have a clear criminal record check and valid driver’s license.

Interested applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
Breton Ability Centre
25 Inclusion Drive, Sydney River, NS B1S 0H3
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.