Temporary Full Time Registered Practical Nurse (Diploma) – Float

Temporary Full Time Registered Practical Nurse (Diploma) – Float

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File No: OP-21-302                                                                                                                                                                                    Date Posted: November 18, 2021.
Closing Date: Until filled
Position: Temporary Full Time Registered Practical Nurse (Diploma)                                                                                       Location: Barclay Community Residence                                                                                                                                        Date of Vacancy: November 29, 2021 – April 28, 2023                                                                                                                Hours of Work: 80 hours per pay guarantee                                                                                                                                           Wage: Hourly: $31.00

POSITION:   The RPN establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to individuals in a home setting as per the collaborative care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards. As required, provides support and direction to Unlicensed/ Unregistered employees involved in direct care.       


  • Provides care and supports according to the established care plan in accordance with organizational policies and procedures, and within the scope of practice of a Registered Practical Nurse;
  • Competently demonstrates knowledge, judgement, and skill when preforming delegated nursing acts/procedures;
  • Observes and documents client conditions and changes following proper standards and in accordance with professional and organizational standards;
  • Assesses individual needs, collects and compiles data, identifies problems, develops, communicates, implements and evaluates care plans;
  • Works closely with interdisciplinary team members internally and externally in the development, implementation and monitoring of transitional care and best practices;
  • Understands and implements infection control practices;
  • Participates in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities;

For the complete position description please contact Human Resources through careers@ongwanada.com


  • Registered Practical Nursing Diploma; Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
  • Demonstrated clinical competencies; Critical thinking and analytical skills;
  • Decision making skills; Positive interpersonal skills;
  • Previous experience in community care sector;
  • Must successfully complete and maintain certification in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention as per Ongwanada policies;
  • Must possess and maintain a valid G Driving License with full driving privileges;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written;
  • Current CPR certification;

Les candidats bilingues sont fortement encouragés à soumettre leur candidature.

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume quoting file number by the noted closing date to:

Human Resources Generalist Human Resources Ongwanada                                                                                                                                                                                                       191 Portsmouth Avenue                                                                                                                                                                   Kingston, ON    K7M 8A6                                                                                                                                                                                 Fax (613) 548-8135  Email: careers@ongwanada.com

Please note consideration will be given to internal bargaining unit members before proceeding with external applicants.

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