The Opportunity

Hammonds Plains, NS
Full-time - Permanent
$89,000 - $91,000 / year

GEM Health Care Group, leaders in providing Nova Scotia's seniors with quality health care services, is currently accepting resumes for the following position at one of our level 2 nursing care facilities.

Position: Nursing Services Manager- RN-Full Time Permanent (Monday to Friday).

Location: Whitehills LTC- Hammonds Plains

Job Summary:

The Nurse Manager is accountable for the organization, management and leadership of the nursing department. In the absence of the Administrator/Director of Health Care Services, the Nursing Services Manager assumes responsibility and acts as designate. Through the use of his/her leadership skills, management tools, and understanding of the decision making process, the Clinical Leader guides the nursing staff to achieve area specific goals that are consistent with the nursing standards, the mission statement, values and the strategic plan of GEM Health Care Group

What you'll do



  • Training and onboarding staff
  • Assist with administration of performance standards and evaluations for RN's and LPN's.
  • Assist with disciplining and investigating complaints
  • Promotes an environment that prioritizes safety for staff, residents and visitors
  • Promotes cooperation among departments
  • Auditing of resident file scanning, updating, and confidentiality
  • Provides guidance to RN's/LPN's and other departments
  • Ensures all Nursing staff are abiding by policies, standards and guidelines
  • Review, develop, revise, and implement policies and procedures
  • Participation in committees, resident, and family council meetings
  • Coordination of resident care, while also using audit data to develop and recommend ways to improve resident care
  • Organizes resident care conferences
  • Generating and presenting reports
  • Coordinates resident admission, discharges, and transfers
  • Assessment administration
  • Resident appointments administration
  • Staff compliance with policies and procedures
  • Fund Raising
  • Department goal development
  • Liaison with external regulatory bodies
  • Infection Control administration

What you'll need



  • Current Registration from the Nova Scotia College of Nurses as Registered Nurse
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar role in a continuing care setting is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Management and/or Infection Control is an asset

Experience: healthcare management: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification: Registered Nurse (RN) License (required)

Work Location: In-person

We're looking for

Core Skills

Administraion Health LPN Management Nursing

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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: $91,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Schedule: 8 hour shift, Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate: Hammonds Plains, NS B4B 1N5: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)