Registered Practical Nurse

Municipal Corporation Newmarket Regional Municipality of York
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Paramedic and Seniors Services Branch
Status: Casual/On-Call
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: May 12, 2020
Date Closing: December 31, 2020
Number Of Positions: 5

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.


$34.49 to $37.50 per hour

Scheduled Hours

Permanent Casual/On-Call, with up to 75 bi-weekly hours available

Operational Hours


Position Purpose

Reporting to Director of Care, with day to day work direction from the Registered Nurse, practices as a member of the Multi-disciplinary Team, under the standards of the College of Nurses, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Facility Program Standards and the Centre. Participates and contributes to the assessment of individual residents’ needs and the development and evaluation of the plan of care.

Major Responsibilities

•Contributes to the development, implementation, and evaluation of individual care plans, through the Multi-disciplinary Care Team process.
•Assists in the orientation of the resident, family, Health Care Aide/Personal Support Worker and students.
•Assists with personal care as required.
•Maintains all resident’s records in compliance with the standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario and the policies of the Centre.
•Responsible for performing all duties in adherence to the guidelines and regulations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Long Term Care Act. and the policies and procedures of the Long Term Care and Seniors Branch and the Regional Municipality of York.
•Assumes responsibility for personal and vocational growth and development through participation in staff development programs, seminars and workshops.
•Participates in facility C.Q.I. and Occupational Health and Safety programs and on committees or work groups, as required.
•Liaises with residents and their family/visitors maintaining positive relationships with all stakeholders.
•Performs other related Duties as assigned.


•Successful completion of a Practical Nurse Program from a recognized institution and a current Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario and practicum experience in a long term care facility or other geriatrics environment.
•Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC).
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer focus, communication, collaboration and personal ownership.
•Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and ability to research on the Internet.
•Good leadership skills and interpersonal and communication skills, including written, to work within a diverse community and ability to deal empathetically with residents, family members, etc., to contribute to their well-being.
•Ability to work effectively independently or as a part of a multidisciplinary health care team.
•Ability to observe and accurately document resident condition and report same to the Registered Nurse in charge
•Ability to lift and carry in excess of 100 lbs with the assistance of a co-worker.
•Ability to stand and walk most of the shift; push and pull wheelchairs, wheeled bed or stretcher or other equipment in excess of 50 lbs.
•Ability to travel to off site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
•Ability to work shifts and weekends as required.

How to Apply

Please apply online by December 31, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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