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Registered Nurse : Pooling Posting Forensic Hospital : Mental Health and Addiction

Job in Dartmouth - Nova Scotia - Canada
Employer details provided on application.
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-02-09
Job specializations:
  • Nursing
    Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Administration, Patient Care Technician, Healthcare Nursing
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Registered Nurse : Pooling Posting for East Coast Forensic Hospital : Mental Health and Addiction


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as an internal applicant.


Req ID: 28284
Location: Central Zone, East Coast Forensic Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: MHA CZ ECFH Multiple Units
Type of Employment: Multiple positions
Union Status: Nursing NSGEU Nursing
Posting Closing Date: 29:Jan:19





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.



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We have an immediate need for Registered Nurses for East Coast Forensic Hospital at Central Zone, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Units include: Mentally Ill Offender Unit, Rehabilitation Unit, and Offender Health Services. This is a pooling posting, your application will be paired with an existing vacancy. To view all of our current vacancies, please .nshealth.ca/.




Please Note: Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria.


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Responsibilities 13;



The Staff Nurse will work under the direction of the Health Services Manager or delegate and be responsible for providing a standard of nursing care that meets professional practice standards. The Staff Nurse will collaborate with other disciplines while providing comprehensive nursing care that includes assessment, nursing diagnosis, care planning, evaluation and health teaching. All care is based on Quality Principles.




The East Coast Forensic Hospital is located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. It is a 92:bed psychiatric hospital which is co:located with the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility. While administratively separate entities, services and some spaces are shared between the two facilities. The hospital administration has oversight to five main components of care: a 24:bed mentally ill offender unit, two 30:bed rehabilitation units, an 8 bed transition program, community program and an offender health care program which provides primary mental and physical health care to incarcerated adult offenders located in four correctional centres across the province. This unique mix of programs and services provides a variety of exciting clinical care positions for RNs.
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Description of Units 13;


T
he East Coast Forensic Hospital is comprised of the following units:


Mentally Ill Offender Unit:


This 24:bed unit is unique in that it was dually designated as both a hospital and a correctional facility. In this unit, court ordered assessments for fitness to stand trial and criminal responsibility take place. T are also inpatient beds available for incarcerated adults who require inpatient mental health care. Individuals may also be remanded by the courts to this unit to have dangerous offender or long:term offender assessments completed.


Rehabilitation Units:


Two identical 30:bed
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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