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Registered Practical Nurse - Temporary Full Time (Emergency)



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Temporary Full Time

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Posting Date:

2023-11-16 12:00

Headwaters Health Care Centre. One Community, Caring Together.

We are a dedicated team of professionals focused on providing the best care possible for our patients, families, and caregivers. We work together to care for the whole person from hospital to home.

We are looking for a Registered Practical Nurse to work with our Emergency Department to help us continue in our mission to serve our community with Kindness, Passion, Courage, and Teamwork

Position Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will perform the duties expected of a Registered Practical Nurse within the Emergency Department.

The Registered Practical Nurse is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient/family focused nursing care to a patient population with predictable outcomes. As part of the interdisciplinary health team, the RPN will practice within their full scope in accordance with the nursing philosophy and standards set by HHCC, the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Regulated Health Professions Act legislation.

  • Current Registered Practical Nurse certification from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • 1-2 years recent RPN working experience (within the last 5 years) on a medicine/surgical unit and/or an Emergency Department required (preference will be given to those candidates with Emergency Department experience)
  • Coronary Care for RPNs
  • IV certification completion
  • Current C.P.R. certification
  • Emergency Nursing Certification for RPN’s preferred
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to practice in a self-directed manner and to work independently under medical directives
  • Acceptable performance and attendance records

Hiring Salary Range: $35.224 - $35.970
Why Headwaters?
Our values are more than words, they are what define and connect us. They determine how we work, how we behave, and how we relate to our patients, their families, and caregivers as well as to everyone who is part of the Headwaters community

We offer a wide range of employee perks, for information on our comprehensive benefits package, please visit Headwaters Health Care Centre - Careers at Headwaters

Extra Information

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Headwaters Health Care Centre is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact Human Resources so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Headwaters Health Care Centre is a smoke free facility. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors.

All job offers will require compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for proof of full vaccination unless provided with a medical exemption or an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
The duration of this temporary contract is approximately 7 months. 

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