The Opportunity

Guysborough, NS
Full-time - Permanent
$40.25 / hour

Become a member of the GEM family! We offer an inclusive and welcoming work environment with competitive benefits 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.

Location: Milford Haven Home for Special Care

Position: Registered Nurse - Permanent Full-Time

Schedule: Shift Work - 17 Week Rotation

What you'll do


  • Provide quality resident care by assessing and assisting residents with their activities of daily living
  • Plan, implement and evaluate quality resident care, constantly striving to improve
  • Promote and support opportunities for professional development of self and other staff
  • Maintain a clean, comfortable and safe environment for residents and fellow staff members
  • Administer medications and treatments to residents
  • Act as a resource, leader and supervisor to other nursing staff
  • Perform probationary and annual performance appraisals, providing staff with appropriate feedback and coaching
  • Ensure resident documentation and reports are maintained
  • Pharmacy duties such as maintaining inventory records, ensuring the narcotics count is completed at shift change, and place pharmacy orders
  • Assume responsibility for the facility in the absence of Senior Management
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning residents, staff and organizational information

What you'll need


  • Current registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nurses
  • Standard First Aid, CPR and Phlebotomy required
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written in English
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Bachelor of Nursing is an asset
  • Experience in a geriatric setting is an asset
  • Guysborough, NS B0H 1N0: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) 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

Salary: Up to $40.25 per hour


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

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 12 hour shift

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (preferred)
  • Night Shift (preferred)