Registered Practical Nurse (RPN), Casual

Term: Casual

The Registered Practical Nurse provides holistic care to all Sisters residing in Providence Motherhouse under the direction of the Director of Care, acting as a team leader within an interdisciplinary team according to the Standards of Practices of the College of Nurses of Ontario. Providence Motherhouse is a faith-based work environment owned and operated by the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. Respect for and the ability to work within this environment is essential.

Education & Experience: Key Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Participate in Care Conferences with the Sisters, their advocates, Sister Coordinator, Director of Care, and other members of the care team.
  • Be actively involved in developing and implementing individualized Care Plans for all of the Sisters currently receiving nursing care.
  • Ability to support positive team building by collaborating with co-workers and using effective communication skills to promote positive working relationships and active problem solving within the care team.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete all tasks related to the safe and accurate administration and delivery of medications and treatments to Sisters while maintaining complete and accurate applicable documentation.
  • Current registration with no restrictions from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • One year of professional nursing experience within a Geriatric or Rehabilitation setting preferred.
  • Current CPR and First Aid.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to health and safety policies, procedures and applicable legislation.
  • Ability to work well as a part of a team, and lead the team when directed to do so by the Director of Care.
  • Ability to facilitate conflict resolution within the nursing team.
  • Possesses an interest in learning and developing new skills and nursing techniques.
  • Ability to work 12 hours shifts.
  • Availability to work all shifts as posted.
  • Acceptable CPIC.
  • Satisfactory References.
  • Physically able to perform assigned duties.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Application Process:

Qualified applicants may apply by submitting a letter of application by email to

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Us

Providence Motherhouse

1200 Princess Street, P.O. Box 427
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 4W4


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