Registered Nurse – Opportunities Throughout Nova Scotia

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  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance

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Registered Nurse – Various Units and Locations Available in Nova Scotia

Req ID: 173331
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Various Sites Throughout Nova Scotia
Department: Services and Programs Throughout Nova Scotia Health
Type of Employment: Permanent, Temporary Assignments, and Casual Relief Opportunities Available
Status: Based on Bargaining Unit and Constituent Union/Non-Union Position

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

Check out the below links to learn more about our facilities, zones and communities:

  • Facility Profiles
  • Central Zone (Halifax Regional Municipality, Eastern Shore and West Hants areas)
  • Western Zone (Annapolis Valley, South West and South Shore areas)
  • Northern Zone (Colchester, Cumberland and Pictou County)
  • Eastern Zone (Cape Breton, Antigonish and Guysborough areas)

What We Offer

  • Up to $15,000 in incentives available (signing bonus, relocation)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Enrollment in the Provincial Pension Plan
  • Variety of available shifts
  • Continuous Clinical Education & Support
  • Opportunity for advancement within the organization

Compensation and Benefits Package
$39.76 – $49.01 hourly
$50.73 hourly with 25 years’ experience

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

About the Opportunity
Are you interested in a Nursing career with Nova Scotia Health? We would love to hear from you! We are currently accepting Registered Nurse applications through this advertisement, and a recruiter will be in touch shortly after you apply to discuss your background and preferences and connect you to opportunities within our organization.

Registered Nurses are a vital resource in our healthcare system. We are seeking RN’s from all backgrounds and skill levels to join our growing organization. You will work with a team of medical professionals under a collaborative care model, who strive to improve patient care throughout Nova Scotia.

We have immediate opportunities in many areas throughout Nova Scotia, including but not limited to:

  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Cardiology
  • Operating Rooms
  • Long Term Care
  • Mental Health & Addictions
  • Rural Health
  • Rehab-Restorative Care

About You
We want to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Licensed, or eligible for licensure, with Nova Scotia College of Nursing (NSCN)

Please ensure your resume includes all relevant education, experience, training and certifications.

Hours and Locations
Various permanent, assignments (temporary), casual relief (no guarantee of hours), and opportunities available in various locations throughout Nova Scotia.

Shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

You will be given the opportunity to specify your work hours and location preferences in the application.

Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program

If you are a Registered Nurse and you qualify, you could also receive up to $30,000 in Canada Student Loan forgiveness over a maximum of five years.

Apply for Student Loan Forgiveness here

Internationally Educated Nurse

If you are a Registered Nurse with education / experience outside of Canada, please apply here for consideration.

Once You’ve Applied
Once you have applied, a member of our Talent Acquisition Specialist Team will reach out to collaborate with you to discuss your career goals and areas of expertise to discover the ideal fit within our dynamic team.

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.