Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre

Registered Nurse - Neurology/Spinal Cord Injury, Rehabilitation & Supportive Care Services (BB-2D48F)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk CA


Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia.

We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


Reporting to the Health Services Manager, the Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to provide holistic care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span. He/she is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care.

The RN provides clinical leadership, particularly in complex or unpredictable patient/client care settings. This individual has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced-based nursing practice. He/she is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient/client outcomes.

In addition, the RN is responsible and accountable for his/her nursing practice and conduct as defined by the Nova Scotia College of Nursing and for ensuring that his/her registration is current and valid.

The RN may be required to provide services throughout the Rehabilitation and Supportive Care Services portfolio.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Currently (or eligible for) license with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Recent experience in Rehabilitation nursing preferred
  • Demonstrate accountability
  • Demonstrate communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrate judgment and decision making skills
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Applicants are screened on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

    Hours of Work

    * Long assignment, Full-time position

    * Beginning March 8, 2021 until December 31, 2022

    These are anticipated dates and subject to change

    Salary Information

    Registered Nurse:

    $35.0366- $41.4138/hourly

    $42.86233/hourly with 25 years of experience as a Registered Nurse

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