RPN - Transitional Care Unit

Grand River Hospital
Kitchener, Ontario
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Union: UNIFOR Service

Location: Freeport Campus

Work Type: Temporary Unscheduled Part Time

Contract End Date: November 4, 2023

Shift: 12 hour shifts Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekends


This position will support the Transitional Care Float Pool units and may rotate amongst the various units at the Freeport Campus, based on needs. In this position, the incumbent may be required to work with COVID positive patients when assigned. The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) assists in the co-ordination of total nursing care for an assigned group of patients. The RPN works closely with other nursing staff and patient team personnel, in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice within the clinical setting. The position requires heavy work, involves pushing and pulling moderate and heavy objects, extensive physical movements (walking, crouching). Majority of time spent working with patients with varying degrees of physical and cognitive impairments. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Grand River Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.

  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Recent experience in Complex Care, Rehabilitation or Medicine would be an asset
  • Knowledge of rehabilitative philosophy of care
  • Knowledge of assessment requirements, clinical care needs of a predominantly geriatric medically complex patient population
  • Recognized gerontology courses or advanced education would be an asset
  • BCLS and GPA required
  • Code White training required
  • MDS Assessment experience an asset
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Patient centered
  • Good attendance record

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Grand River Hospital requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.


Please include a resume with your application in order to ensure that your qualifications are appropriately considered in the hiring process.

Grand River Hospital is committed to fair and equitable employment and in our recruitment and selection practices. We strongly believe in inclusion and diversity within our organization, and welcome all applicants including, but not limited to: racialized communities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous people, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Hospital community. We are committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment. Grand River Hospital is a proud member of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).

Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources in advance for assistance.

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