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New Job Registered Nurse (R.N.) In Nova Scotia

registered nurse (R.N.)
registered nurse (R.N.)

registered nurse (R.N.)

Company : Nurse Next Door Halifax
Salary : $40 - $45 an hour
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse by provincial or territorial authorities

Area of Specialization

  • Pediatrics
  • Palliative care
  • Geriatrics

Work Setting

  • Private clinic
  • Private residence
  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic
  • Home care and visiting care agency
  • Nursing home/home for the aged

Specific Skills

  • Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions
  • Collaborate to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care
  • Dispense and administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician
  • Monitor, assess, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients' conditions
  • Manage home care cases
  • Deliver immunization programs
  • Supervise licensed practical nurses and other nursing staff
  • Provide nursing care
  • Operate or monitor medical apparatus or equipment

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Immunization records
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Computer
  • Internet access
  • Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Ability to Supervise

  • Staff in various areas of responsibility

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Organized