Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department Job Openings by Nova Scotia Health Authority in Yarmouth

Job Title Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department Job Openings Yarmouth Nova Scotia Health Authority
Pub Date 21 March 2020
Company Nova Scotia Health Authority
Location Yarmouth

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Nova Scotia Health Authority Jobs 2020

Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department Job Opening in Yarmouth

Req ID: 38068
Location: Western Zone, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: 3000185 EMG Emergency YRH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 3 position(s)
Union Status: Nursing Bargaining UnitNSNU
Posting Closing Date: 16-Apr-20
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
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 Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide direct, comprehensive clinical care to patients in the ED. The NP works autonomously to diagnose, order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe pharmaceuticals and perform procedures within the legislated scope of practice and where required, a defined collaborative practice agreement, to provide care to a defined population. The NP provides direct care and partners with other members of the health care team for the achievement of immediate care to patients. Working in collaboration with a physician, the NP assess the physical needs of highly acute complex patients admitted to the ED. She/he orders, interprets, and records results of clinical tests and collaborates with physicians.

The NP integrates selected tasks and knowledge from the NSHA Emergency Program of Care in to a framework of advanced nursing practice. The NP works in close collaboration with Emergency Department Physician, nursing and interdisciplinary team.

The NP adheres to the NSCN Standards for Nursing Practice and the Code of Ethics and is responsible and accountable at all times for his/her own practice consistent with relevant legislation, professional and ethical standards. The NP is accountable to identify, analyze and evaluate activities that are reflective of quality improvement initiatives.

The NP ensures that the principles and practices that guide Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) such as the overall organizational and Emergency Program of Care’s vision, mission, values, expected behaviors, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interdisciplinary collaboration are integrated within the support that is provided by the work that they do and through the messages they deliver.

  • Masters of Nursing – Advanced Nursing Practice stream. Consideration will be given to qualified candidates who have completed a relevant nurse practitioner program
  • Current registration (or eligibility) to register as a Nurse Practitioner with NSCN
  • Successful in Adult Nurse Practitioner Examination
  • Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
  • Minimum 3-5 years of NP experience required
  • Minimum 3-5 years of emergency nursing experience preferred (at RN or NP level)
  • Advanced skills in physical assessment required
  • CNA Certification in Emergency Nursing would be an asset
  • Committed to the visions of people-centered care
  • Familiarity with Emergency Program of Care framework and guidelines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and aptitude for progressive, innovative, and creative thinking
  • Adaptable to changing situations and environments
  • Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills and a high degree of judgment and initiative
  • Must have valid NS driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Successful criminal record check and vulnerable sector search
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information

Hours of Work
  • Three (3) permanent, Full-time positions; 75 hours bi-weekly
  • Shifts may include days, evenings, weekends, backshifts and holidays
Salary Information

$48.9004$57.1696 hourly

Based on qualifying criteria, successful candidates may be eligible for up to a $10,000 signing bonus for two years return of service. Successful candidates may also be eligible for up to $5,000 if relocating from outside of Nova Scotia.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of education & training certifications
  • Proof of any additional required qualification
  • Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
  • Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Nursing bargaining unitNSNU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) 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. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
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