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At CRNNS, we believe in working hard while fostering an environment that encourages collaboration, innovation and solid communication. We understand that a strong foundation is built upon our greatest assets – our people – and this allows us to enhance all of the work we accomplish as a team with common goals.  CRNNS offers a strong, values-based work environment that supports professionalism, integrity, leadership and teamwork. In our 2015 Employee Satisfaction Survey, 100% of the CRNNS staff said they would “recommend CRNNS as a good place to work”.

Current Opportunity

Practice Consultant (2 Year Term)

The College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia is seeking the services of a Practice Consultant to join our dynamic team and contribute to our organization’s vision, mission and strategic plan.

The position will be a full-time, two-year term contract.

As the regulatory body for the province’s 10,300 registered nurses and nurse practitioners, the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia sets the standards for registered nurses’ education and practice, issues nursing licences, supports continuing competence, and intervenes when standards for nursing practice are not met.

The College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia and College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia are currently embarking on an exciting venture to co-create one nursing regulator for Nova Scotia.

The Practice Consultant:

  • provides individual and group consultation and education services to nurses and others and maintains the education and consultation databases;
  • identifies and analyzes evolving trends and developments in nursing and the health system;
  • develops policy documents /guidelines or recommendations for policy direction relevant to professional nursing practice;
  • utilizes project and change management methods to develop resources that support quality and effective nursing practice;
  • builds strong networks within the profession and linkages with individual and groups across the health sector to advance and promote professional nursing practice;
  • contributes to the achievements of the Policy, Practice and Legislation Services Team in meeting CRNNS’ Mission and Ends.

Education and Licensure Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in nursing
  • RN licence in good standing or eligible to register with CRNNS

Job specific competencies:

  1. Methodological, statistical and research skills
  2. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work in teams.
  3. Superior analytical and writing skills
  4. Project management and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) skills.
  5. Technical proficiency in the use of computers and programs.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the health system.
  7. Strong organizational skills including an ability to meet deadlines while working concurrently on multiple projects.
  8. Air and car travel is required. The successful candidate must hold a current Nova Scotia driver’s license and have the ability to operate a motor vehicle.

A detailed job description is available here.

In your cover letter, it is imperative that you address how you meet the above-noted qualifications, and, after reviewing the job description, please describe why you believe that you are the best candidate for this position. Applications that do not contain this component may not be considered.

The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record, credit and credential check.

No telephone or email inquiries please.

Please respond to: hr@crnns.ca

Interviews will commence on January 4, 2019 and conclude when a qualified candidate is selected.

Thank you for your interest in working with us at CRNNS.




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