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Registered Practical Nurse (Harriston)

Job No: CCNRH1175
Location: Harriston, Ontario

About the Opportunity

Caressant Care is seeking a Registered Practical Nurse to join our accomplished team of professionals at our 89 bed Long Term Care Home in Harriston, Ontario. As a Registered Practical Nurse, you will be responsible for providing professional nursing care to our residents and supervising care given by non-registered staff.  Your duties will include:

  • Participating in the assessment of residents, recording data and observations, initiating remedial health measures where appropriate.
  • Assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care plans.
  • Administering medication and providing care in accordance with standards of practice, participating in daily rounds and conferences with staff.
  • Assigning duties to non-registered staff, assisting with staff orientation and training programs for registered and non-registered nursing assistants.


  1. Current registration with the Ontario College of Nurses
  2. Professional development in long term care desirable
  3. Geriatric long term care experience an asset
  4. Demonstrated good judgment, strong leadership and mentoring skills
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills
  6. Able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in the English language
  7. Punctual and reliable, able to cope with the physical demands of the position.

This is a permanent Full-Time position (75 hours bi-weekly) with the possibility of additional hours through call-ins.  Starting rate of pay is $24.21 to $27.66 per hour depending on experience. Terms and conditions of employment per the Collective Agreement.

The successful candidate will require a current Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening.



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