• Location: Berwick, NS
  • Deadline: August 27, 2021

RN Supervisor Casual

RN Supervisor 12 hour shifts days and nights
permanent casual

GVM is a non-profit long term care home with 5 nursing home units, 142 residents, and over 200 staff. One of the units is a secure unit for people with dementia and wandering behaviour. We also have an attached assisted living complex (30 units), and an enriched housing complex (40 units). GVM staffing includes Nursing (Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Continuing Care Assistants and Auxiliary staff), Dietary / Food Services, Environmental Services (Laundry, Housekeeping, Maintenance), Chaplaincy, Recreation, OT/PT/PTA and Administrative Support.

Position Summary:

The RN Supervisor is responsible for the operations of the facility on their shift under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager.


  • supervision of facility nursing staff (LPN/CCA) on your shift – orientation/ in service/ discipline
  • responsible to provide feedback to Nurse Manager to assist in the preparation of performance appraisals
  • identifies resident needs & helps develop and update care plans and electronic documentation tools
  • medication administration as needed
  • documents pertinent information in appropriate charts / files
  • maintains good working relationships & open communication with all staff, residents, families and the general public
  • attends / participates in nursing conference on each shift, monthly unit meetings & multi-team meetings as required
  • assists in the orientation of new staff when needed
  • ensures that equipment being used is safe and in good working order, reports immediately any maintenance requirements
  • liaises with physicians, pharmacy & outside facilities as necessary
  • provides outreach services to Fundy Villa / Orchard View apartments as needed


  • Must be licensed with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia
  • Resident-centredness and passion for working with older people an asset
  • Skills Needed:
  • Must be resident-centred.
  • Must be conscientious & compassionate.
  • Must have strong organizational abilities.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must have the ability to interact with others effectively as a Team Member.
  • Must have the physical ability to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Must have strong leadership qualities.

Work With Us

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Canadians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.

Only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Kim Ward Director of Care

110A Commercial Street

Berwick, NS

B0P 1E0