Employment - Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Foyer Pere Fiset

Weekdays Weekends Evenings Nights Shift On-Call Holidays


Job Title: Registered Nurse

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Closing Date: Open until filled

Work Location: Foyer Père Fiset

Number of Positions: 1

We are searching for a Registered Nurse to join our team at the Foyer Père Fiset in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia.

What we offer:

  • Hourly wage range: $33.01 – $40.25 plus and shift, in-charge, and weekend premiums
  • Paid breaks
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan (eligible upon hire for part-time and full-time staff) including travel insurance and an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Vacation accrual
  • Pension plan with employer contribution
  • A $1,000 retention bonus in return for a 2-year commitment (paid upon completion of probationary period)
  • May be eligible for up to $5,000 relocation costs reimbursement
  • May be eligible for up to $5,000 toward tuition relief

About the Job

  • Assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of Resident Care Plans;
  • Provides leadership to Resident Care staff and oversees provision of quality of health services respecting the client’s right to individualized planning of health services;
  • Works with Management and Resident Care Staff to promote communication and compliance on company policies and procedures;
  • Administers and records prescribed medication as per company policy and scope of practice;
  • Applies dressings and treatments according to physicians’ orders and policy;
  • Assists with supervision, support, and evaluation of job performance of Resident Care staff.

About You

  • You have a Bachelor of Science or Diploma in Nursing and are registered with the Provincial Association of Registered Nurses;
  • You can work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts inclusive of days, evenings, weekends, and holidays;
  • You can provide a clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector screening upon hire;
  • You have experience working with the elderly in a seniors’ living or long-term care environment;
  • You have a valid CPR & First Aid Certification;
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is considered an asset.

About Us

County of Inverness Municipal Housing Corporation (CIMHC) is a Not-for-Profit Corporation under the authority of the Municipality of the County of Inverness. The Corporation is comprised of four (4) separate entities: two (2) Long Term Care Homes; Inverary Manor, (located in Inverness, NS) and Foyer Père Fiset (located in Cheticamp, NS) and two (2) Small Option Homes; Koster Huis (Mabou, NS) and Port Hood Small Options (Port Hood, NS). 

Foyer Père Fiset is a 71-bed long-term care facility (10 which are RCF level and 1 respite room) located in Cheticamp, a traditional Acadian fishing village situated along the picturesque Cabot Trail, nestled between the majestic mountains of the Cape Breton Island highlands and the shining waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Construction of a new modern state-of-the-art replacement facility is expected to begin in the fall of 2023 and open to residents in 2025.

Foyer Père Fiset values diversity in our workplace and we welcome all applicants.  Only those who selected for an interview will be contacted. 

*Our company policy requires all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19

How To Apply

Foyer Pere Fiset will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Inverness County
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Foyer Pere Fiset
NOC Code
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (31301)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
Pay Period
To be Determined
Remuneration Per Pay Period
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
October 2nd 2023
End Date
Language Requirements
Ability to read/speak French is an asset
Posted on
September 6th 2023
February 29th 2024