The Opportunity

Canso, NS
Entry Level
Full-time - Permanent
$29.38 - $30.41 / hour

About us

Since 1979, GEM has provided high quality nursing care to those who need it.

Through a combination of care modelling and facility design, GEM strives to ensure that our residents are able to live a comfortable and stress-free lifestyle; one that promotes independence in their day to day activities and how they prefer to spend their time.

We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team and provide quality care to our patients. The ideal candidate will have a valid license and be able to provide basic medical care such as taking vital signs, administering medications, and providing patient education. The successful candidate will also be able to assess patient needs, develop treatment plans, and collaborate with other healthcare professionals.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: $29.38-$30.41 per hour


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (required)
  • Night Shift (required)

Work Location: In person

What you'll do



Assess patients' physical and mental health.

Provide basic patient care.

Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians.

Monitor vital signs and report changes to physicians.

Document patient care in accordance with standards of practice.

Educate patients and families about health maintenance and disease prevention.

Maintain a clean and safe environment for patients.

What you'll need



  • First Aid Certification
  • LPN/RPN NS License
  • CPR Certification (preferred)

We're looking for

Core Skills

ACE Education Health Maintenance Physicians

Look for yourself

Photo Gallery

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


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking

Supplemental pay types: Overtime pay