Job ID: NSHA-AC-CY 2015-262 Job Title: Psychiatric Attendant Dept

Job ID:
NSHA-AC-CY 2015-262
Job Title:
Psychiatric Attendant
Dept ID:
Inpatient Mental Health
St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish, NS
Open Date: August 20, 2015
Close Date:
September 3, 2015
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date
Opening Statement
The Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees
who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova
* Grade XII
* Non-aggressive, non-confrontational manner
* Crisis prevention and intervention skills training or eligibility for such training
* Ability to work in a self-directed environment and also effectively within an interdisciplinary team
* Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
* Physical ability to perform duties of the position
* Good work and attendance record
* Related psychology / social science courses an asset
* Commitment to maintain and protect patient, client, and personal safety on an ongoing basis
* Commitment to confidentiality and privacy of NSHA patients and clients
* Annually access the training and education on patient, client and personal safety made available by NSHA
* * The successful applicant will have a commitment to the mission and values of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital
* The successful applicant will have a commitment to the mission and values of the Nova Scotia Health Authority
* Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human
Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.
Hours of Work
$15.9417-$17.1872 hourly
Closing Statement
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically
interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
This is a CUPE Healthcare-Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for
unionized positions.
The Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment at this site.
The Nova Scotia Health Authority policy at this site requires no smoking, vaping or tobacco use on the property or during
staff-led patient outings. This means not using any tobacco products, other smoked or heated substances, electronic
cigarettes (e-cigarettes), cigars, pipes, vape pens and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) at any time.
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Additional Information
Helen Muir-Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources – Nova Scotia Health Authority
Guysborough-Antigonish & Richmond Counties and the Southern portion of Inverness County
25 Bay Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, B2G 2G5
902-867-4500 Ext. 4429 Fax: 902-863-6455
Or email:
When applying online please call (902) 867- 4500 Ext. 4100 to verify receipt of application/resume.
Job description can be viewed on line at Click on careers, click on Guysborough, Antigonish and
Richmond Counties and the southern portion of Inverness County, choose Careers& Education, choose job
descriptions, and select the union
(For HR Use Only: Position ID#4021202)