IMMEDIATE NEED FOR CCAs, LPNs and RNs

FOR SPECIAL COVID RELATED DUTIES

Term Positions Available:         Full-time, Part-time and Casual

 

Organization Description:

“Living well” means something different to each of us. Port City Home Services strives to help seniors live well, wherever they call home, with a wide variety of reliable services to fit their unique lifestyle and needs. Our team lends a helping hand to seniors in both long term care and in the community, through an ever-growing list of services including In-Home Support, Foot Care, and Ride Service.

 

Overview:

In order to prepare for the next wave of COVID-19, Port City is working with Ocean View to provide staff for COVID related duties, including a Regional Care Unit (RCU).  We are looking to hire individuals to become a part of a response team to support this initiative. We are looking for those who want to make a difference to; those who are most vulnerable, their loved ones and our communities.
 

Qualifications for RNs:

  • Current registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing.

  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree or Nursing Administration Course (preferred).

  • Demonstrated administrative experience and leadership skills.

  • Geriatric nursing experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the nursing process, nursing diagnosis, clinical assessment skills and problem solving.

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle an asset.

  • Ability to work shift work.
     

Qualifications for LPNs:

  • Current registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing.

  • Recognized Pharmacology course and experience in the administration of medicines.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with residents, families, visitors and co-workers.

  • Geriatric nursing experience preferred.

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle an asset.


Qualifications for CCAs:

  • Certification as a Personal Care Worker, Continuing Care Assistant or Home Health Provider is required.

  • Experience in a long-term care facility.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Alzheimer and Other Related Dementia Provincial Certificate required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with residents with Alzheimer Disease and other related Dementia.

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle an asset.

  • Ability to work shift work.
     

What we offer:

  • Pay scale is competitive and ABOVE INDUSTRY RATES!

  • Additional compensation will be offered in lieu of vacation and benefits

  • Comprehensive Orientation

  • A supportive work environment

  • Ask us about other workplace perks!

 

Hours of Work:  shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
 

If you need to re-activate your license:  In recognized emergencies, qualified nurses not currently licensed in Nova Scotia can be quickly processed for a one-time 4-month conditional licensure.  There is no fee for this license.  Individuals must have sufficient practice hours in Nova Scotia within the last 5 years and not have a condition or restriction on their license to qualify.  When you have been offered a COVID-19 position and need to reactivate your nursing license, click here https://www.nscn.ca/application-conditional-licence-emergency.  You will be notified by email when reactivation is completed.  Check out https://www.nscn.ca/professional-practice/trending-topics/covid-19 for more details.

 

Only those granted an Interview will be contacted.  The successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal record and vulnerable sector check on offer of employment.
 

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources

Email: hr@portcityhs.ca