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Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) - Part Time

County of Essex
Leamington, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 22, 2024

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Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Department: Sun Parlor Home
Location: Leamington, Ontario
Position Type: Part Time
Opening Date: Ongoing
Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Number: SPH 2024-03

Who We Are:

For over 100 years the Sun Parlor Home has been offering long term care to the community of Essex County. Our Mission is "to serve our community by providing supportive resident-focused care that promotes quality of life." As a not-for-profit municipally owned and subsidized long-term care home, with 206 beds, all of our resources are dedicated to our residents.

Leamington, Ontario, located on the north shore of Lake Erie, provides a thriving diversity of urban and rural experiences. Weather, proximity to major centres (Windsor and Detroit) and an extremely affordable cost of living add to Leamington's charm.

In A Nutshell:

The Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens located in Leamington is recruiting for a Registered Practical Nurses (RPN). Reporting to the Nursing Leadership Team, the RPN provides nursing care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) standards of practice, applicable legislation and policies and procedures.

Day In The Life:

  • Ensures quality of care tailored to the individualized needs of residents.
  • Maintains the comfort, privacy and dignity of each resident in the delivery of services.
  • Is knowledgeable and has the skill to administers medications to residents appropriately.
  • Interacts with the residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment.
  • Assess resident condition through recognizing and interpreting signs and symptoms.
  • Reviews laboratory results.
  • Participates in Inter-Disciplinary Team Conferences.
  • Utilizes evidence-based screening protocols to promote health and prevent illness
  • Responsible for addressing resident, family or visitor concerns brought forward and communicate area of concern to applicable department manager.
  • Performs and supervises services such as catheterization, tube feedings, suction, colostomy care, peritoneal dialysis, and overseeing restorative care programs and palliative care.
  • Supervises and supports Personal Support Workers.
  • Reports to Registered Nurses and the Nurse Leaders.
  • Updates electronic documentation on residents.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current Registration with the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Nurses of Ontario (RPNAO).
  • A minimum of six months nursing experience in Long Term Care preferred.
  • Experience working with an electronic patient record.
  • Must be available to work every other weekend and up to 15 shifts in a 4 week schedule including holidays.
  • Requires Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance and TB screening.
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid.

What We Are Offering:

  • $30.79 per hour to start, progressing to a maximum of 33.06 per hour. Plus 12% in lieu of benefits according to the collective agreement.

Application Process:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply online at the Career Opportunities section of our website at by the posting deadline. Due to the volume of applicants, only selected applicants will be contacted.

The County of Essex, embraces diversity and inclusion in our workforce and workplace. We are committed to building inclusive teams and an equitable environment for people to be themselves. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate needs under human rights legislation throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please let us know of any accommodations through Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. This information can be made available in alternate formats upon request.

Personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purpose of this employment opportunity only.

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