Join us as a Regional Care Unit LPN

IMMEDIATE NEED FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES (LPN’S) TO WORK IN OUR REGIONAL CARE UNIT

ALL POSITIONS WILL BE FOR A ONE (1) YEAR TERM

$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE (pro-rated by FTE)

Facility:                            Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location:                         Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Unit:                                 Regional Care Unit

Positions Available:         6 Full-time and 1 Part-time (0.6 FTE)

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.

Overview:

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.

We are looking to hire staff to become a part of the RCU team at Ocean View and make your mark during this time that will be remembered.  We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference to; those who are most vulnerable, their loved ones and our community.

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing
  • Recognized Pharmacology course and experience in the administration of medicines
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with residents, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Geriatric nursing experience preferred

What we offer:

  • We are offering various bonuses and benefits which includes health & dental plans
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Free Parking & on a Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Hours of Work:  shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays

If you need to re-activate your license:  In recognized emergencies, qualified nurses not currently licensed in Nova Scotia can be quickly processed for a one-time 4-month conditional licensure.  There is no fee for this license.  Individuals must have sufficient practice hours in Nova Scotia within the last 5 years and not have a condition or restriction on their license to qualify.  When you have been offered a COVID-19 position and need to reactivate your nursing license, click here https://www.nscn.ca/application-conditional-licence-emergency.  You will be notified by email when reactivation is completed.  Check out https://www.nscn.ca/professional-practice/trending-topics/covid-19 for more details.

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
Email: hr@oceanv.ca

More information on our organization can be obtained by visiting our website at www.oceanv.ca/RCU or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/oceanvcommunity