Join us as a Foot Care Nurse

Position Available: Casual

Facility Description:

Ocean View is a Charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. We provide a variety of services, predominately for seniors and others folks that need a little extra help in day to day living. Between in care living and community supports, we proudly serve over 500 individuals each year through our 320+ staff and 100+ volunteers. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. We are committed to the highest standards of support and services and we promote a healthy workplace for staff. We foster a healthy work-life balance and use the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, our commitment to excellence and safety is unsurpassed.

Job Summary:

The Foot Care Nurse provides advanced foot care to clients living in Ocean View Continuing Care Centre, as well as to clients living in the community in their homes and/or in a community clinic.

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia or College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia required.
  • Completion of the advanced and diabetic nursing foot care course required.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with residents, families, community members and co-workers.
  • Good health, demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Must be available a minimum of 16 hours per week.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and have access to reliable transportation to provide service anywhere in Halifax Regional Municipality.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias.

Salary Range: Compensation provided per client served

Rotation: Flexible schedule and shifts

Please be aware that Ocean View is a pet-friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

PLEASE DIRECT ALL APPLICATIONS TO:
Human Resources
Email: hr@oceanv.ca
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929