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Head South...Way South
To South Western Nova Scotia – your new home and rewarding career in health services.

Don’t just head south for the winter – head south forever! With fulfilling career opportunities
and the promise of tranquil living, South Western Nova Scotia offers a unique experience. Here's Why

 

Live the Dream

As one of Atlantic Canada’s best kept secrets, South West Nova invites you to discover the
serenity of living and working in one of its characteristically charming communities.
Located on the most southerly tip of Nova Scotia, this attractive region hugs the coast,
creating a soothing climate of mild winters and hot, breezy summers.

 Whether you arrive by boat, car or plane, once you step foot on one of our region’s relaxing,
sandy beaches or brilliant rugged shores, you’ll instantly feel yourself come alive as you
 breathe in the fresh salt air. Looking around, you’ll marvel at the beauty and delight in the
many scenic vistas around each corner. And later, as you wander through lush forests and stroll
down friendly main streets, you’ll soon realize that South West Nova isn’t just another
tourist attraction -- it’s a community that really treasures life.

Ties That Bind

"I chose South Western Nova Scotia, because I like the lifestyle -- it is a great place to raise children.
Because our communities are close knit, I see staff going above and
beyond the call of duty to help our patients."
--
Donna Braun, Pharmacist.

Beauty Abound

"I love the community, it's beautiful and the people are friendly and outgoing.
Not to mention that I love my working environment -- the people I work with are excellent!"
--
Michelle Hilliard, RN

Safe, clean and friendly, the inspiring communities of South West Nova offer an array
of activities to suit any lifestyle. And, whether you arrive single, or with a partner or family,
we’re confident you’ll discover many reasons to stay.

"I moved to Nova Scotia from Calgary, Alberta, because I wanted to
live and work in a smaller urban or rural setting. Nova Scotia has proven to be a beautiful
place to work and live. I love the harbours, the quiet public beaches and the hilly forest
landscape. I am originally from rural New Brunswick and having lived in a large city for the past
 eight years I have developed a better appreciation for the quietude rural living offers.
As well, I have met many warm and neighbourly people since moving to Nova Scotia, which
has helped me to feel that I am part of a first-rate community." --
Robin Swift, Psychologist

To learn more about our area
download our recruitment brochure
 

Current Postings

Competition #

Closing Date

Status

Career Title

Location

Expression

of Interest

OPEN

Casual

Registered Nurses (2) -

Emergency Department

Yarmouth Regional Hospital

004-2014R OPEN Casual Registered Nurse -
Maternal Child Unit
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
247-2014R OPEN Full-Time Registered Nurses -
Specialty Unit Float
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
023-2015R OPEN Casual Registered Nurses (4) - Medical / Emergency Roseway Hospital
037-2015R OPEN Casual Registered Nurses (2) Inpatient Psychiatry Yarmouth Mental Health & Addiction Services
079-2015R OPEN Part-Time 20% Registered Nurse Cardiovascular Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-108-2015 OPEN Casual Registered Nurses (2) Emergency / Medical Unit Digby General Hospital
NSHA-074-2015 OPEN Casual Licensed Practical Nurses - ALCU/Med/Emergency Roseway Hospital
NSHA-AC-CY-2015-157C OPEN Regular
Full-Time
Physiotherapist  Rehabilitation Services & Seniors' Health/Community Rehabilitation Strait Richmond Area
NSHA-F16-5029 OPEN Temporary
Full-Time
Patient Care Manager - ER/ICU/Ambulatory Units Amherst
10356 OPEN Full-Time School Mental Health / School Psychologist III Cape Breton Area
10621 OPEN Temporary
Part-Time
School Mental Health Social Worker III E'toile de L'Acadie
10555 OPEN Regular
Full-Time
Psychologist IV - Child & Adolescent Services

Mental Health

Townsend Street

10624 OPEN Temporary
Full-Time
Psychologist III - Child & Adolescent Services

Mental Health

Townsend Street

NSHA-226-2015R OPEN Casual Shift Coordinator - Nursing Admin. Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-188-2015R OPEN Temporary Full-Time Clinical Therapist - Mental Health & Addiction Service Roseway Hospital
NSHA-301-2015R OPEN Casual Staff Cook II - Journeyperson Roseway Hospital
NSHA-302-2015R OPEN Temporary Full-Time Registered Nurse - Emergency Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-F16-5029 OPEN Temporary Full-Time Patient Care Manager - ER/ICU/Ambulatory Care Units Amherst
NSHA-332-2015 OPEN Casual Residential Care Worker Harbourside Lodge
NSHA-331-2015R OPEN Temporary Full-Time Palliative & Supportive Care Manager Yarmouth Regional Hospital
11098 12 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Oncology Practice Consultant Cape Breton Regional Hospital
NSHA-022-2016 12 February 2016 Temporary Full-Time

Radiographer 

Diagnostic Imaging

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
1022541 17 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Industrial Engineer - Quality and System Performance Site to be determined
NSHA-00394 15 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Director, Health Information Services (HIS) Variable within the Province
NSHA-00395 15 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Manager, Provincial Privacy - Legal Services Variable with the Zone
NSHA-025-2016 16 February 2016 Full-Time

Environmental Services Worker

Internal Applicants Only

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-026-2016 16 February 2016 Full-Time

Environmental Services Worker

Internal Applicants Only

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-027-2016 16 February 2016 Temporary Full-Time

Environmental Services Worker

Internal Applicants Only

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-028-2016 16 February 2016 Temporary Part-Time 20% Ward Clerk - Emergency Digby General Hospital
NSHA-029-2016 16 February 2016 Temporary Part-Time 20% Ward Clerk - Emergency Digby General Hospital
NSHA-030-2015 17 February 2016 Temporary Part-Time 20% (JS) Pharmacy Technician Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-031-2016 13 February 2016 Part-Time 86.4%

Health Information Clerk - Registration

Internal Applicants Only

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-032-2016 13 February 2016 Part-Time 35%

Health Information Clerk - Registration

Internal Applicants Only

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-F16-4129 15 February 2016 Part-Time 50%

Administrative Assistant - Laboratory Services

Internal Applicants Only

Colchester East Hants Health Centre
NSHA-024-2016 15 February 2016 Temporary Full-Time

Ward Clerk 50% Veterans & 50% ALCU

Internal Applicants Only

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-033-2016 19 February 2016 Part-Time 40%

Environmental Services Worker

Internal Applicants Only

Harbourside Lodge
NSHA-AC-CY-2016-390B 15 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Director - Integrated Health - Multiple Site Eastern Zone St. Martha's Regional Site
NSHA-034-2016 18 February 2016 Temporary Full-Time

Ward Clerk - 3Cardiovascular

Internal Applicants Only

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
1022604 20 February 2016 Temporary Full-Time Program Manager, Seniors Health, Rehab & Supportive Portfolio QEII
NSHA-035-2016 23 February 2016 Casual Food Service Worker (2) Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-00082R 16 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Zone Medical Executive Director - Medicine Central Zone - Halifax
NSHA-F16-4133 22 February 2016 Temporary Full-Time Administrative Assistant - Director Mental Health & Addiction Services (NZ) Colchester East Hants Health Centre
NSHA-036-2016 26 February 2016 Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse - Restorative Care Unit Digby General Hospital
NSHA-038-2016 22 February 2016 Full-Time

Care Coordinator - Continuing Care

Internal Applicants Only

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
NSHA-039-2016 26 February 2016 Temporary Part-Time 50% Continuing Care Assistant ALCU/Medical Roseway Hospital
1022554 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Manager of Sustainability & Improvement - Stewardship & Accountability Central Zone (Halifax)
1022555 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Logistics Manager (4)  Stewardship & Accountability Various Sites
1022556 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Procurement Manager (4) Stewardship & Accountability Various Sites
1022565 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Manager (4), Project Engineering - Building infrastructure & Asset Management (BIAM) Various Sites
1022566 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Project Administrator - Building Infrastructure & Asset Management Sydney, Cape Breton
1022570 20 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Manager, Capital Funds, Building Infrastructure & Asst Management To be Determined
1022577 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Manager, Space Planning - Building Infrastructure & Asset Management To be Determined
1022578 20 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Manager, Real Estate - Building Infrastructure & Asset Management To be Determined
1022579 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Manager, Building Infrastructure Planning - (BIAM) To be Determined
1022580 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Zone Manager (3) Property/Facilities Management - Building Infrastructure Various Sites
1022581 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Manager, Purchased Service/Management (BIAM) Central Zone
1022582 27 February 2016 Regular Full-Time Manager, Environment Stewardship (BIAM) To be Determined

 

How to Apply for a Posted Position

 

External Candidates:
Please complete both sides of an external application form by answering questions as fully as

you can. Make sure you quote the competition number for the position for which you

are applying at the top of the application form AND attach a current resume.

 

Submit a separate application form and resume for each competition. Completed and signed

applications can be faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or brought to the Human Resources Department.

Download External Application Form
Successful applicants will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check

and undergo a Child Abuse Registry Check.

 

 

Internal Candidates:
Please complete an internal application form, quoting the competition number at the top of the

application, and attach a current resume.

 

Submit a separate application form and resume for each competition. Completed and signed

applications can be faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or brought to the Human Resources Department.
Download Internal Application Form
 

Why do some vacancies say "Internal Applicants Only"?

We post over 300 position vacancies each year. Most of these vacancies are awarded

to qualified Internal candidates – people who are already Employees of health district. 

If there are one or more qualified Internal Employees for a vacancy, it may be posted as

Internal Only. This means the competition will be open to Internal candidates only.

External people (who are not currently employees) should not apply for these vacancies.

NOTE: All competitions will be posted as per the provisions of the applicable Collective Agreement.

 

How to be Considered for Non-Posted Employment Opportunities:
(Casual and short-term positions)
Complete both sides of an application form, answering all questions, and attach a resume. Please

indicate the position(s) applied for on the application form.

 

Please note:

Application forms require Microsoft Office 2003 or higher

in order to be  viewed and completed in the proper format. 

Your application must be received on or before the closing date indicated on the posting.

 

If you have any questions regarding employment, please contact the Human Resources Department at:

 

Human Resources

c/o Yarmouth Regional Hospital

60 Vancouver Street

Yarmouth, NS  B5A 2P5

Phone (902) 749-2307

Fax (902) 742-1475

Email: hr.yrh@nshealth.ca