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Registered Nurse
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Registered Nurse (RN)
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Permanent Full Time
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The Stratford
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Job Description


If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional, and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™. 
Through a new, innovative partnership with Nova Scotia Health (NSH), we are opening the first transitional care center in our province, in West Bedford. Shannex is the operating partner for the transitional care centre on behalf of Nova Scotia Health. you will have an opportunity to work in a facility with a purpose and design dedicated to providing care to NSH patients in central zone, who no longer require hospital care, but need services before they can safely return home/community.

We are searching for a Registered Nurse to join our Transitional Care Centre team based in West Bedford, Nova Scotia. 

The transitional care model supports patients/families who require additional time, services, and support to transition back to home/community, by providing an alternate space with intentional programming, building design, and resource allocation to increase the probability of returning to their previous living situation.  

Meaningful Benefits 
You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents.

Additional benefits include:
-    Approximate Hourly Wage: $37.27 – $47.66
-     Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits plan including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
-     Life, travel, and other insurances
-     Access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through Consult Plus 
-     Pension plan 
-     Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
-     NSNU seniority
-     Free onsite parking
-     Access to thousands of perks vendors and discounts through our WorkPerks program, including excellent discounts for apparel, restaurants, technology, fitness, travel, and tickets to some of your favorite sports and entertainment events
-     Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
-     Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
-     Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity
-    Performs initial and regular health assessments to maintain patient quality of life. 
-    Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care of all patients. 
-    Ensures compliance with Philosophy of Service and patient care plan to ensure optimal health and wellness for each patient. 
-    Manages patient medication in accordance with legislative requirements. 
-    Follows the process in place for safekeeping of medications 
-    Administers and records prescribed medications in accordance with facility policy. 
-    Provides consultation regarding patient issues and standards of care to interdisciplinary team. 
-    Communicates with all other departmental teams to increase awareness of patient health changes to ensure effective service. (e.g. decrease in appetite). 
-    Ensures all completed care tasks are documented appropriately using identified technology and tools. 
-    Ensures Continuing Care Assistants/PSWs are completing care in a timely manner. 

About You
In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring: 
-    A Bachelor of Science in Nursing and are currently registered with the Provincial Association of Registered Nurses
-    Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills
-    Availability to work a schedule of flexible hours and all shifts inclusive of days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
-    Advanced proficiency in the English language is required, proficiency in other languages considered an asset
-    Ability to provide a CPR & Emergency First Aid Certificate, Clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening upon hire
-    A passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services and care.
-    Asset: Previous experience supporting admission and discharge of vulnerable populations with complex social situations; implementing care plans and identifying resources that will give the patient every opportunity to be successful in returning to home/community. 

About Us
It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For more than three decades, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, Milestone Communities, Care at Home team members and Transitional Care who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.
If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!
Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.
All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.