RPN, Day Surgery

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

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Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Union: UNIFOR Service

Location: KW Campus

Work Type: Unscheduled Part Time



The Day Surgery Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) works in pre and postoperative area, provides direct care for patients of various ages who have undergone a variety of surgical procedures. The RPN will function within the of a Registered Practical Nurse and the College of Nurses Standards of Nursing Practice for Registered Practical Nurses.

  • Current Registration Certificate of Competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Collaboration and communication skills with patients and health professionals
  • Demonstrated surgical expertise in orthopedic, general, gynecological and pediatric surgery
  • Ability to function effectively in clinical areas with rapid pace and high turnover
  • Ability to adapt to various clinical settings and provide appropriate nursing care to patients whose acuity and degree of illness vary
  • Preference will be given to a Registered Practical Nurse who has successfully completed Registered Practical Nurse Enhanced Skills
  • Upgrade (e.g. Medication Administration, Assessment skills, etc.)
  • Flexibility, reliability and dependability
  • 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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