Registered Practical Nurse

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 81187
Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: St. Peter's Hospital
Organization: St. Peter's Hosp-minor
Status: Regular Part-time
Hours per week: 16.88
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: CUPE 7800
Minimum Salary: 30.0553 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 30.6687
Post Date: Apr 2, 2020, 4:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Apr 9, 2020, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

St. Peter's Palliative Care Program is for patient who are nearing the end of life. Members of the Palliative Care team provide skilled, comprehensive and compassionate care for the dying and their families. Care focuses on maintaining the quality of life, comfort, autonomy and dignity of each patient through the assessment and management of potentially distressing symptoms.

Position Summary

The Registered Practical Nurse provides patient care in accordance with the standards of The College of Nurses of Ontario, nursing standards and policies/procedures at St. Peter's Hospital and current Gerontological Nursing Practice. Reporting to the Clinical Manager or delegate, the Registered Practical Nurse provides nursing care under the direction of and in collaboration with the Case Manager.

Schedule Work Hours

Days, Nights, Weekends and Holidays


1. Graduate of a Practical Nursing Program and currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario
2. Demonstrated competent nursing skills
3. Basic computer knowledge
4. Demonstrated ability to function as part of an interdisciplinary team
5. Effective written and verbal communication skills
6. Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and safety requirements of the position

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement