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Registered Nurse, Career Opportunity in Truro, Nova Scotia

Job description


  • Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, documenting and directing clients’ needs through consultation with medical professionals, care conferences and internal staff.
  • Providing leadership to health services staff and overseeing provision of quality health services respecting the client’s right to individualized planning of health services.
  • Developing and implementing client directed Care Plans.
  • Working with the existing management and health services teams to promote communication and compliance to policies, procedures and applicable legislation.
  • Assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of client care plans.
  • Administering and recording prescribed medication as per company policy and scope of practice.
  • Maintaining the standards of accurate and complete documentation and reporting.
  • Applying dressings and treatments according to physician’s orders and policy.
  • Assisting with supervision and evaluation of job performance and ongoing work performance of other health care staff.


  • Post-secondary education from an approved School of nursing; Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Current registration with the provincial association of Registered Nurses.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Alzheimer’s & other Dementia Care course, U-First training preferred.
  • Palliative / Hospice Care experience considered as asset.
  • Previous experience in working with the clients in long-term care or a senior’s independent living environment required.
  • Strong leadership skills and proven assessment skills a must.
  • Ability to multi-task in a priority driven environment.
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills and experience with evaluating employee job performance.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and experience with electronic information systems.
  • Ability to supervise staff including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.
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