Various Registered Practical Nurse Positions

Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is hiring Various Registered Practical Nurse Positions! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

The Various Registered Practical Nurses Positions (RPN) is an integral and valued member of the Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care resident care team. The RPN provides, oversees, and manages the care of residents following the guiding principles and standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario. The RPN advocates for quality of life for the residents by modelling leadership, ethics, advocacy, and excellence in the assessment process ensuring safe resident-focused experience. The RPN actively leads and contributes to Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care team meetings, committees, care planning, and resident Care Conferences.

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Employer Name: Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 4J7
Application Deadline: April 30, 2024
Hours of Work: Full-time, Part-Time & Casual Positions Available
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: $29.38-$31.98 As per existing Collective Agreement

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Contributes to the development individualized resident-focused plans of care and Care Plans.
  • Liaises with the WESC care team, including other health care providers and allied care professionals, family, and visitors, to provide and promote excellence in resident care and the resident experience.
  • Provides leadership and direction to the direct care staff.
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed within the RPN scope of practice.
  • Documents all care, assessments, and observations per the Home’s Documentation Policy.
  • Mentors, supports, and encourages newly-hired nurses, PSW’s, and students.
  • Positively role-models RPN and WESC Values and Codes of Ethics.
  • Communicates changes in resident status and/or care to all members of the WESC care Team.
  • Is familiar with the Long-Term Care Homes Act (2007) and Regulations.
  • These describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all job duties in the classification. Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Current unrestricted RPN Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current Professional Liability Protection per CNO requirements.
  • 2-Step TB Test or Chest X-Ray within 14 days prior to date of hire.
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check dated no later than 6 months from date of hire.
  • Up-to-Date Immunization Record.
  • Current First Aid and CPR-HCP.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control Routine and Additional Practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Protection of Personal Health Information Act. (PHIPA)
  • Excellent leadership, organization, critical-thinking, problem-solving, and computer skills.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of First Nations history, language, and culture an asset.
  • Completion of recognized courses in Gerontology, Palliative Care, and IPAC considered an asset.
  • Proof of Full Influenza Vaccination preferred
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please forward resume, cover letter and 3 references- including 1 professional reference, via email only to: Email:

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