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Registered Practical Nurse (Fergus LTC )

Job No: CCNRH1982
Location: Fergus, Ontario

About the Opportunity

Caressant Care is seeking a Registered Practical Nurse to join our accomplished team of professionals at our 87-bed long term care home in Fergus, 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 nursing staff.  Your duties will include:

  • Participating in the assessment of residents, recording data and observations, initiating remedial health measure 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 Ontario College of Nurses 
  2. Professional development in long term care desirable
  3. Geriatric long term care experience an asset
  4. Demonstrated good judgement, 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

Full-time and part-time permanent positions available. Rate of pay is $24.74 - $26.13 per hour depending on experience. Terms and conditions of employment per Collective Agreement.

Additional hours available through call-in procedure.

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

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