Join our RCU Team as Team Leader (RN or LPN)


Facility:                            Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location:                          Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Unit:                                 COVID-19 Regional Care Unit
Type of Employment:      Temporary Full-Time
Category:                         Nursing, Healthcare, Long Term Care, COVID-19

Organization Description:

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre is a partner in an innovative enterprise that prides itself on the provision of high-quality care to those we serve.  We are a collaborative organization that partners with many other organizations on the journey to help support seniors live well in a place they call home.


The pandemic is one of the biggest challenges we will face in the health of our community during our lifetime. It is becoming clear that long term care is the space where the challenge is the greatest.

In order to prepare for the next wave of COVID-19, Ocean View has partnered with the Nova Scotia Health Authority to operate a Regional Care Unit (RCU).  This unit will be dedicated to the cohorting and care of COVID patients from designated Long Term Care facilities, in the hopes it will help these residents from across our region weather this storm.

As part of the Resident Care Portfolio, the Team Leader reports to the RCU Clinical Manager.  The incumbent will be responsible for the delivery of safe and effective care including supervising the nursing and allied health team, coordinating resident clinical care, processing admissions, working with families in our family centered approach, and providing overall leadership for the Regional Care Unit.

We are seeking a candidate with:

  • Current license in Nova Scotia as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Training in management / leadership
  • Three (3) year’s experience in a similar role in the Canadian health system, experience in Long Term Care is preferred
  • Experience in a COVID-19 unit an asset
  • Experience as a manager in a unionized environment
  • Experience with Infection Control in Long Term Care would be considered an asset

What we offer:

  • Free Parking & on a Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Salary Range:  Ocean View offers a competitive compensation package

Hours of Work:  This role is primarily Monday to Friday, however shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Only those granted an Interview will be contacted.  The successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal record and vulnerable sector check on offer of employment.

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources

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