The Opportunity

Truro, NS
Full-time - Permanent
$27 - $31.99 / hour

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hiring for Full-time

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Current registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing. Pharmacology must have been part of the basic LPN program, or have taken an approved Pharmacology course.
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Experience working with seniors an asset. Ability to respond to the needs of our residents in a compassionate manner
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Able to work well under pressure. Ability to make informed decisions in emergency situations
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

What you'll do


  • Carries out tasks and daily work following the procedures, standards and job performance requirement within the scope of practice of the NSCN
  • Participates in the implementation of organizational goals
  • Complete all documentation and charting on residents' files, incident reports etc. as applicable, and access any required resident information in Point Click Care.
  • Administer medications according to care plan and MAR. Document appropriately.
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning residents, employees, organizational data and information.
  • Cooperates with fellow employees and Management to promote a positive atmosphere for residents, their families, coworkers and visitors
  • Communicate and work with family members and other health care providers to develop a care plan when additional care is needed.
  • Respond immediately to emergency situations involving residents or staff.
  • Supervise other staff while on duty when required.
  • Provide report at end of shift

What you'll need


  • Ability to commute/relocate to Truro, NS


  • LPN/RPN (required)
  • First Aid and CPR (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

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $28.00-$32.00 per hour


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

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


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

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay
  • Signing bonus