Hiring Registered Practical Nurse | $27.05 Hourly

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Shannex based in Sydney River, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Registered Practical Nurse. Shannex serves as a premier provider of senior living and care services, demonstrating a commitment to enriching the lives of older adults. Providing a variety of services, including retirement living and long-term care, the Saint John location offers residents a supportive and engaging community. Through innovative wellness programs and a focus on creating a warm environment, Shannex in Saint John redefines senior living, offering a home where residents can thrive and enjoy a fulfilling quality of life. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Shannex 
Position: Registered Practical Nurse
No of Vacancies: 3
Salary: $27.05 Hourly
Employment Type: Casual
Job Category: Licensed Practical Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse (LPN)
Location: 84 Kenwood Dr, Sydney, NS B1S 3V7, Canada
Work Location: Harbourstone
Schedule: Rotational
Requisition ID/Job ID: J0923-0224


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as a Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or Intermediate or a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Experience: Candidates should have previous working experience with the elderly in long-term care or a senior living environment is considered an asset

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidate should be able to work a schedule of flexible hours and all shifts inclusive of days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays is required

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should have registration with the provincial Practical Nursing regulatory body
  • The candidate should demonstrate the ability to work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts inclusive of days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • The candidate should have a valid CPR & First Aid Certification is preferred
  • The candidate should possess a clear criminal record with vulnerable sector screening
  • The candidate should have any previous course in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care would be a huge asset
  • The candidate should have a passion for the healthcare sector and a commitment to ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services, and care


  • The candidates should be able to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, document, and direct resident needs through consultation with medical professionals, care conferences, and internal staff
  • The candidates should be able to provide leadership to health services staff and oversee the provision of quality health services, respecting the client’s right to individualized planning of health services
  • The candidates should be able to work with the existing management and health services teams to promote communication and compliance with policies and procedures
  • The candidates should be able to administer and record prescribed medication as per company policy and scope of practice
  • The candidates should be able to maintain the standards of accurate and complete documentation and reporting
  • The candidates should be able to apply dressings and treatments according to physician’s orders and policy
  • The candidates should be able to assist with supervision and evaluation of job performance and behavior of other health care staff


  • The candidate will get free onsite parking
  • The candidate will get employee discounts on select apparel, fitness, and retail partners through our Perks Program
  • The candidate will get access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
  • The candidate will get opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • The candidate will get recognition and rewards for service excellence and safety

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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