Registered Nurse (RN) Up To $5,000.00 Sign on Bonus Facility: Mountain Lea Lodge, Long Term Care Home Location: 170 Church Street, Bridgetown Nova Scotia Employment Status: Full Time, Part Time and Casuals Opportunity For: Shift Premiums, Overtime, and Advancements Union: Nova Scotia Nurses Union Salary: $33.01-$40.25 per hour We welcome Registered Nurses at all experience levels to apply. Entertaining Licensed Practical Nurses working towards Registered Nursing (RN) Diploma. Join Our Team: https://www.facebook.com/acmhc https://www.mountainsandmeadows.ca/ “Your Home – Our Passion” is our guiding principle in providing the best quality of life for our residents in a home environment. We are committed to creating a caring community that treats our residents with respect and dignity at all times. Mountain Lea Lodge is made up of many talented and caring individuals who are committed to excellence. Our people are the heart of our community and our organization. Together we have established an environment that is a great place to work, develop and grow. Our staff are our greatest asset, we look forward to having you as part of our healthcare team. Welcome To Bridgetown, Nova Scotia: https://www.bridgetownnovascotia.com/ http://ourannapolisvalley.com/valley-life/about-the-annapolis-valley The Beautiful Annapolis Valley is a rich place to live and raise a family. We have great shopping and a strong technical infrastructure to help communicate globally. Combine this with our rural / agricultural setting and our great people, and you have a well-balanced region that makes living and working here a pleasure. Bridgetown has a State-of-the-Art Community School, which opened September 2018, for young families. Bridgetown is blessed with outstanding recreational facilities, including an arena, an outdoor swimming pool, a curling club, a lawn bowling club, tennis courts, soccer and ball fields, a riverfront park, an 18-hole golf course and a provincial park. Position Scope: Directly responsible to the Director of Resident Care. The Registered Nurse is to participate in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the resident’s multidisciplinary plan of care and the provision of total nursing care to meet the individual residents’ needs, in accordance with the philosophy, objectives and policies of Mountains & Meadows Care Group. Responsible for the supervision of staff in a fair and objective manner and in accordance with the Managing Unsatisfactory Performance Policy. Responsibilities: Identify and provide for the total nursing needs of the individual resident and initiate changes in the nursing care plan when indicated. Administer the treatment and medications ordered by the attending physician. Observe and record reactions, signs and symptoms, together with an evaluation of the residents’ progress. Collaborate with Licensed Practical Nursing personnel. Supervise the care given by Continuing Care personnel. Be familiar with the Managing Unsatisfactory Performance Policy. Attend and participate in nursing conferences at beginning and end of tour of duty, to exchange information on assigned patients. Assist the physician in carrying out diagnostic tests and therapeutic measures where required. Maintain an accurate record of the treatments and medications administered and performed. Maintain an accurate record of the bowel needs of the residents and to administer enemas/ suppositories to the residents as the need arises. Promote resident acceptance of the medical treatment and nursing care program and the practice of good health habits. Cooperate with other members of the care team and personnel of other departments in providing a totality of resident care. Attend nursing staff meetings and actively participate in the in-service education program. Develop and maintain good public relations and an effective working relationship with residents, the general public, other employees and the attending physicians. Contribute to the welfare of the residents by providing a comfortable, orderly, clean and safe environment. Answer phone and resident signal, receiving and relaying messages. Be familiar with the fire, EMO and personnel policies of the Home. To assist with admission/ discharges. Assist in the orientation of new staff. Participate in and contribute to health care programs in the Home and Community. Supervise/preceptor nursing experiences of assigned student nurses. Substitute for the Supervisor, as required. Assist, support, and guide residents in all activities of daily living including, but not limited to: recreational and leisure activities; provide meal and snacks as required; and maintaining the general upkeep of the home. Maintain a safe and supportive environment for all. Document and/or communicate changes in resident mood, behavior, or condition to all appropriate staff. Benefits for Full Time and Part Time Staff: Pension Plan Health Care Coverage Employee Assistance Program Please apply by submitting a current resume or expression of interest to: Linda Bailey Mountains & Meadows Care Group 170 Church St Bridgetown, NS B0S 1C0 (902)665-4489 Ext 871 Email: email@example.com Please quote “RN” on application. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful Applicants: Successful applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Check) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. COVID-19 Considerations:
Mountain Lea Lodge takes the safety of its residents and staff with the utmost consideration and following the direction of the Medical Director of Health, NS. Screening our staff, wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, social distancing, as well as sanitizing, disinfecting and cleaning procedures are in place.