Immediate Need for COVID-19 Workers (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 2Y9)


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(RN, RRT, PT, ACP, CCP, SLP, Dietitian, LPN, GN, GPN, MLT, MLA, CTA/CCA, ESA, Site Screener, Clerical, Unit Aide, and Utility Worker)
Req ID: 90141
Location: Various Sites and Community Based Locations throughout Nova Scotia Health
Company: Nova Scotia Health (NSH)
Department: COVID-19 Related Service Areas
Type of Employment: Casual Relief (No guarantee of hours)
Union Status: Based on Bargaining Unit & Constituent Union 
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled



About Us


Nova Scotia Health (NSH) 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.

NSH 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 NSH role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle.  Visit us today or check out www.novascotia.com and see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

This is a pooling requisition for interested candidates to provide a resume and apply for a position in a contingent workforce to provide care/service.  By applying to this requisition you may be offered the opportunity to work in Long Term Care or publicly funded health care entities, although you will be employed and compensated by NSH.




Opportunities Available



Registered Nurse (RN) - Responsible for autonomous screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Responsible for autonomous screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Physiotherapist (PT) - Responsible for autonomous screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) - In collaboration with RN/RRT/PT, responsible for screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Critical Care Paramedic (CCP) - In collaboration with RN/RRT/PT, responsible for screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) - In collaboration with RN/RRT/PT, responsible for screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Dietitian - In collaboration with RN/RRT/PT, responsible for screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - In collaboration with RN/RRT/PT, responsible for screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Graduate Nurse (GN) - In collaboration with RN/RRT/PT, responsible for screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Graduate Practical Nurse (GPN) - In collaboration with RN/RRT/PT, responsible for screening, assessment, collection of specimen, and assigning duties
Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) - In collaboration with RN/RRT/PT, responsible for screening and collection of specimen
Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) -  In collaboration with regulated provider, responsible for collection of specimen
Care Team Assistant/Continuing Care Assistant (CTA/CCA) - In collaboration with regulated provider, responsible for collection of specimen
Emergency Support Aide (ESA) - In collaboration with regulated provider, responsible for collection of specimen
Site Screener - Responsible for providing directions including asking screening questions at site entrances for appropriate purpose and destination within the site
Clerical - Responsible for booking, registration, and associated administrative tasks
Unit Aide - Responsible for ordering, stocking, and/or maintaining all supplies and equipment to meet the needs of patients in their designated work
Utility Worker - Responsible for housekeeping tasks





About You


We would love to hear from you if you have the following:



License, or eligible for license, with Nova Scotia College of Nursing (NSCN) for RN, LPN, GN, and GPN


In recognized emergencies, qualified nurses not currently licensed in Nova Scotia can be quickly processed for a one-time 4-month conditional licensure (CL).  There is no fee for this license.  Individuals must have sufficent practice hours in Nova Scotia within the last 5 years and not have a condition or restriction on their license to qualify.  Candidates that have been offered a COVID-19 position and need to reactivate their nursing license, please check out https://www.nscn.ca/application-conditional-licence-emergency .  NSCN will notify candidates by email when reactivation is complete.  Check out https://www.nscn.ca/professional-practice/trending-topics/covid-19  for more details.



License/registration with the appropriate licensing body for RRT, PT, ACP, CCP, SLP, Dietitian, MLT, and MLA
Completion of a CCA program and certification as a CCA for CTA/CCA
Completion of high school or equivalent for ESA, Site Screener, Unit Aide, and Utility Worker
Completion of recognized secretarial/office administration/business program or one year of recent, related experience for Clerical/Administrative
Commitment to high-quality care and patient safety



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




Salary


Salary and benefits will be commensurate with respective NSH collective agreements and terms and conditions of employment.




Hours


Casual Relief (No guarantee of hours) and shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.




Locations


Various sites and community based locations throughout Nova Scotia Health.  Applicants are asked to specify their preferences in their resume/application.   Successful applicants will be assigned work area(s) in accordance with the collective agreement.  




Once You've Applied


Thank you for your interest in NSHA.  A Recruiter will reach out to you if your qualifications and skills match this opportunity. 




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