Registered Nurse, 8.4 Hospitalist Medicine Unit, Halifax Infirmary

  • Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre
  • Halifax Regional Municipality, NS, Canada
  • 08 Apr, 2021

Job Description

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.


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. This individual is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care. He/she also provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient/client care settings.

The RN has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced based nursing practice and is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient/client outcomes. In addition, he/she supports the development of students and colleagues through acting as a preceptor and providing ongoing mentorship and is responsible for contributing to the efficient and effective functioning of the unit, coordination of patient care and staffing.


Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Registered or eligible for registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nurses (NSCN) Current BLS-C (HCP) certification Geriatric experience preferred Demonstrated clinical skills Effective communication skills Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation and is a critical thinker Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Please Note: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work

Full Time, Long Assignment; 75 hours bi-weekly Commencing June 6, 2021; Ending June 30, 2022 Dates are approximate and subject to change Shifts may include days, nights, weekends and holidays

Salary Information

$35.0366 - $41.4138 hourly
$42.8633 hourly with 25 years RN experience



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