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Head South...Way South
To South West Health – 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 West Health 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 West Health, 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 this summer (2003) 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 district
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

214-2013R OPEN Part-Time 20% Registered Nurse -
Inpatient Psychiatry
Yarmouth Regional Hospital

Expression

of Interest

OPEN When Needed

Licensed Practical Nurses - ICU

Internal Only at this Time

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
264-2013R OPEN Casual Registered Nurse - Medical/ED Roseway Hospital
004-2014R OPEN Casual Registered Nurse -
Maternal Child Unit
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
094-2014R OPEN Casual Licensed Practical Nurse -
ALCU / Medical Unit
Roseway Hospital
092-2014R OPEN Casual Continuing Care Assistants (2)  ALCU Digby General Hospital
199-2014R OPEN Full-Time Community Mental Health Nurse Digby General Hospital
209-2014R OPEN Part-Time 40% Registered Nurse - ICU Yarmouth Regional Hospital
198-2014R OPEN Part-Time 50% Registered Nurse -
Inpatient Psychiatry
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
246-2014RR OPEN Casual Registered Nurse -
Renal Dialysis Unit
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
247-2014R OPEN Full-Time Registered Nurses -
Specialty Unit Float
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
249-2014 29 August 2014 Full-Time Nurse Practitioner Islands Health Centre
254-2014 02 September 2014 Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse -
4 East Float
Internal Only at this Time
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
271-2014 02 September 2014 Temporary Part-Time 40% Residential Care Worker
Internal Only at this Time
Harbourside Lodge
266-2014 30 August 2014 Full-Time Clinical Therapist -
Addiction Services
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
272-2014 05 September 2014 Casual Continuing Care Assistants (5) - ALCU & Nursing Units Yarmouth Regional Hospital
274-2014 06 September 2014 Temporary Part-Time 10% Health Information Clerk -
Health Records
Internal Only at this Time
Digby General Hospital
275-2014R 12 September 2014 Temporary Part-Time 35% Health Information Clerk -
Registration
Internal Only at this Time
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
276-2014R 12 September 2014 Part-Time 70% Health Information Clerk - Registration Roseway Hospital
277-2014 16 September 2014 Full-Time

Environmental Services Worker

Internal Only at this Time

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
278-2014R 16 September 2014 Part-Time 40% Environmental Service Workers (3)
Internal Only at this Time
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
279-2014R 16 September 2014 Part-Time 30% Environmental Service Workers (2)
Internal Only at this Time
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
280-2014R 16 September 2014 Temporary
Full-Time
Environmental Service Worker
Internal Only at this Time
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
282-2014 12 September 2014 Temporary Full-Time Registered Nurse - Emergency Yarmouth Regional Hospital
283-2014 12 September 2014 Full-Time Registered Nurse - Emergency Yarmouth Regional Hospital
284-2014 16 September 2014 Part-Time 33% Laundry Workers (2)
Internal Only at this Time
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
285-2014 16 September 2014 Temporary Part-Time 40% Seamstress - Laundry Yarmouth Regional Hospital
 

 

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"?

South West Health posts over 300 position vacancies each year. Most of these vacancies are awarded

to qualified Internal candidates – people who are already Employees of South West Health.

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 South West Health 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@swndha.nshealth.ca