Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Full-Time Days

Mill Creek
Barrie, Ontario
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
* New increased starting rate as of July 4, 2023 *

** $3 /hour Wage Enhancement for 2023 **

*** $1000 Sign-On Bonus ***

Mill Creek Care Centre is offering a $1000 Sign-on Bonus for all New Hires

Mill Creek Care Centre is committed to recruiting and retaining professional, high quality staff in order to deliver the best care possible for all residents. The sign-on bonus is intended to encourage new staff to establish a trusting, valued and long lasting relationship with Mill Creek Care Centre.

Position Title: Registered Practical Nurse
Reporting to: Director of Care
Hours: Full Time
Location: Mill Creek Care Centre

Do you have a passion for making a difference?

At Mill Creek Care Centre, we are passionate about 'Making Every Moment Matter." We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork.

Making every moment matter is about improving all the things that make life enjoyable. Things like making someone feel better, making connections with them or for them with other residents, sharing a new song with them or even just giving them something to look forward to.

At Mill Creek Care Centre, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values at Mill Creek Care Centre follow a 'People' focused Philosophy, Participation Excellence Openness Performance Longevity Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home.
Since Mill Creek Care Centre opened, we have offered a community within a community that people were happy to call 'home'. We pride ourselves in this community connection, our philosophies and the feeling of comfort that can be felt as soon as the door opens.

Responsibilities of a Registered Practical Nurse at Niagara Long Term Care Residence

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) reports directly to the Director of Care. He/she shall provide professional nursing care to all Residents and supervise the care given. He/she is required to assess all Resident needs and planning, implementing and evaluating the care program.

Essential Duties are the technical skills and knowledge that an employee requires in order to perform their role. Below is detailed information on required Essential Duties for your position.
  • Provides direction and supervision to all PSW's/Care Attendants,
  • Assesses Residents on move-in and every six months thereafter unless there has been a change in the condition of the Resident,
  • Creates the care plan for each resident,
  • Responsible for orientation of new Associates,
  • Accountable for the medication delivery system for the Residents,
  • Monitors Associate's performance and completes performance appraisals,
  • Liaison with Residents, families and outside agencies as required Respects the Residents' Bill of Rights,
  • Liaison with the Resident's physician as necessary,
  • Promotes a safe, healthy workplace,
  • Completes weights and blood pressure checks as required,
  • Provides ongoing education to Associates to meet legislative requirements and learning needs of Associates,
  • Completes nursing documentation,
  • Aware of role and responsibilities under the Occupational Health & Safety Act.


At Mill Creek Care Centre we take pride in our employees, so your qualifications are important to us. We use them to get to know you and see if we are a good fit for each other. The qualifications needed to join our family at Mill Creek Care Centre are as follows:
  • Registered Practical Nurse with a current certificate of competence and a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario,
  • Medication Certificate required,
  • Experience with the care of the elderly,
  • Empathy for and understanding of the elderly,
  • A high degree of tolerance and patience,
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written,
  • Supervisory capability and experience,
  • Ability to walk, stand, carry equipment and ability to lift and transfer Residents,
  • Must provide a medical certificate from a physician prior to the completion of probationary period.
  • Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months, TB test results less than 6 months old, must be able to provide three supervisory references.
  • Mill Creek Care Centre recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff and others from COVID-19. As such, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires have received, at minimum, the first three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada with the booster dose scheduled.

How to apply?

Please submit a resume and references. We look forward to speaking with you, and making every moment matter! Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees are required to notify their director manager/supervisor if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.

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