Registered Nurse (Up to 18 Months)

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Job Title:
Registered Nurse (Up to 18 Months)
Job Number:
Job Code:
Job Category:
Nursing & Resident Care
Residential Long Term Care
Bargaining Unit:
Job Type:
Temporary Part Time
Employment Type:
Number of Positions:
Contract Duration :
Up to 18 Months
Hours of Work:
Up to 75 hrs/2 wks
$34.40 - $49.26/Hour
Date Posted:
June 2, 2020
Closing Date:
October 19, 2021

Opening Statement

Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

Position Summary

*Please note that this is a temporary position covering part-time hours for up to 18 months*

Provide professional nursing care to residents and supervise care given by health care staff while ensuring quality resident-centred health care is provided with a focus on health and safety;

Completion of in-depth assessments of resident’s physical, psycho-social and other needs, determining individualized care needs, developing care plans and implementing and evaluating plans in collaboration with other interdisciplinary team members;

Assign, supervise and mentor the activities of the team to ensure the proper application of skills, knowledge and judgment;

Provide coaching and corrective instruction as deemed appropriate to meet high standards of care, reporting any concerns to Director of Nursing for further action as required;

Focus on decision making, analysis, critical thinking and leadership within the team;

Assume direction of the Home during evening, night and weekend shifts.

Qualifications, Competencies

RN Degree or Diploma and current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario as an RN;

Six (6) months of general nursing experience;

Valid First Aid and CPR C Certificate;

Preference will be given to applicants with geriatric and/or leadership experience;

Bachelor in Nursing Science (BNSc) preferred;

Member of Gerontology Nursing Association (GNA) and/or Certification in Gerontology preferred;

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Able to perform the essential duties of the job;

Interpersonal skills which facilitate effective leadership, interactions and communication with residents, staff, families, visitors, volunteers, outside agencies and service providers;

Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;

Superior organizational and time management skills;

Strong commitment to continuous learning;

Must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector), at own expense;

Proof of recent screening for Tuberculosis (TB);

Proof of immunity to communicable diseases.

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at:
Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at

Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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