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Registered Nurse, Career Opportunity in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Job description

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • 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 care planning of health services;
  • Development and implementation of client directed Care Plans.
  • Working with the existing management and health services teams to promote communication and compliance to policies, procedures and applicable legislation.
  • Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of client care plans.
  • Administers and records prescribed medication as per company policy and scope of practice.
  • Maintains the standards of accurate and complete documentation and reporting.
  • Applies dressings and treatments according to physician’s orders and policy
  • Assists with supervision and evaluation of job performance and behavior of other health care staff.

Requirements Include:

  • Graduate of approved School of nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Current registration with the provincial college of Registered Nurses
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification;
  • Palliative / Hospice Care experience required;
  • Previous experience in working with the clients in long-term care or a senior’s independent living environment required.

The following would be considered assets:

  • Strong leadership and assessment skills plus the ability to multitask in this fast-past, yet rewarding environment;
  • Alzheimer’s & other Dementia Care course, U-First training preferred;
  • 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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