Registered Nurse (RN) - Halifax - General Medicine & Surgery

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Registered Nurse (RN) – Acute Care Hospital, Casual Shifts

Job Summary

The Registered Nurse, establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to clients as directed by the nursing care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards. As required, s/he provides support and direction to Licensed Practical Nurses and unlicensed staff involved in direct client care.

 Hours of Work:

  • Must be available to work a minimum of 45 hours per month which includes two (2) shifts on a weekend
  • Able to be scheduled for assignments that are considered “urgent/last minute/early morning” (e.g. called for assignments within 2 hours or from start of shift)
  • Flexible to work all shifts (Days, Evenings and Nights), including  weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays 


  • Current registration and in good standing with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS)
  • Proof of current immunization for Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (MMRV), Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis and Hepatitis B
  • Proof of negative TB skin test within the past one (1) year or negative chest x-ray within the past five (5) years
  • Proof of current CPR (BCLS-HCP) for Healthcare Providers.
  • Proof of N95 Mask Fit Test Certificate with a date of issue in the last two years
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Pinel Restraint training and emergency restraint training for RNs deployed to Mental Health Programs

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Arrange and/or provide client care by utilizing the skills of observation assessment, nursing diagnosis, counseling;
  • Develop and review nursing care plans that are individualized to each client
  • Observe and document client conditions
  • Receive and transcribe physicians orders
  • Understands and implements infection prevention practices
  • Maintains confidentiality of client information and care
  • Must be willing to undergo Police Background Check 

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia


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