The Opportunity

Middleton, NS
Part-time - Permanent
$28 - $30 / hour

Become a member of the GEM family! We offer an inclusive and welcoming work environment with competitive benefits, a generous vacation plan and plenty of learning opportunities. At GEM we strive to provide the best care, service, and quality of life for our residents in a safe, dignified, home-like environment. From housekeeping to administering medication, our staff is both the foundation and the face of our business.

What you'll do


  • Work with fellow employees and Management to promote a positive atmosphere for residents, their families and visitors
  • Work with residents' family members and other healthcare providers to develop care plans
  • Encourage and assist in maintaining the autonomy of residents whenever possible
  • Maintain accurate documentation and charting for residents' files, incident reports etc.
  • Administer client medications according to care plan and document accordingly
  • Act as a resource, role model and supervisor of other staff while on duty
  • Procedure and policy administration
  • Orientation of new nursing staff
  • Process physician orders and ensure they're sent to the pharmacy in a timely manner
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning residents, staff and organizational information

What you'll need


  • Current registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Long Term Care setting or Home Care
  • Strong leadership and excellent nursing assessment skills
  • Current standard First Aid and CPR certification
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written in English
  • Respectful, hard working and compassionate above all else
  • Dependable and reliable with a good attendance record
  • Proof of COVID 19 vaccination
  • Graduate of an approved school of Practical Nursing
  • Palliative Care course an asset
  • Knowledge in Point Click Care electronic charting is an asset
  • PIECES Trained preferred
  • Reliable commute to 89 NORTH ST, Middleton, NS

COVID-19 considerations:

Must have primary series of COVID vaccination


  • CPR Certification (preferred)
  • NS LPN/RPN license (required)

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A little bit about us

GEM Health Care Group

GEM Health Care Group is a Nova Scotian, family run business which has been enhancing the lives of seniors in the communities where they operate since 1979.
We continue to remain a leader in transforming how health care is delivered to seniors in Nova Scotia and we strive to provide the best care, service, and quality of life for our residents in a safe, dignified, home-like environment.
GEM currently operates various levels of seniors' care facilities throughout Nova Scotia, Ontario, and in Hollywood, Florida.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Our facility provides ongoing continuing education such as GPA, NVCI

Wages based on NSNU Contract

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $28.00-$30.00 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay
  • Signing bonus