Hiring Registered Practical Nurse – CAS Pool | $39.647 Hourly

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City of Ottawa, Department of Community & Social Services based in Ottawa, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Registered Practical Nurse – CAS Pool. The City of Ottawa’s Department of Community & Social Services serves as a vital support system for residents in Ottawa, Ontario. This department offers a wide array of social services aimed at enhancing the well-being and inclusivity of the community. They works tirelessly to address the diverse needs of Ottawa’s residents and build a stronger, more resilient community. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Ottawa
Department: Community & Social Services   
Long Term Care Services
Position: Registered Practical Nurse – CAS Pool
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $33.881  – $39.647 Hourly
Employment Type: Multiple Casual Positions
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Job Category: Community and Social Services
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID/Job ID: 279


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of 2 year community college Registered Practical Nurse diploma
Experience: Candidates should have minimum of 6 months of related experience, preferably in a geriatric-gerontology or long-term care setting

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should meet the physical demands of the job

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have lived experience and identity as a member of Indigenous, Black and/or People of Colour communities and/or as a Person with Disabilities, or a member of other equity groups
  • The candidates should have experience working with diverse communities or groups historically facing the greatest systemic and structural barriers
  • The candidates should have knowledge of social welfare systems, community demographics, and the related socio-economic realities of diverse groups
  • The candidates should have a demonstrated understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • The candidates should have the ability to apply an equity and inclusion lens to customer service and to internal decision-making processes
  • The candidates should have the ability to communicate in a language other than French or English
  • The candidates should be a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) current with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • The candidates should have basic knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations such as the Regulated Health Professions Act, Health Care Consent Act, Nursing Act, Mental Health Act, Professional Misconduct and Controlled Act, professional standards, Code of Ethics, and practice expectations
  • The candidates should have knowledge of infection control guidelines, medication administration standards, nursing documentation standards, principles of verbal and non-verbal communication, and transfer and positioning techniques for persons requiring long-term care
  • The candidates should have a general knowledge of computer software applications including word processing and mail applications (e.g., Word, Outlook)
  • The candidates should possess the training, experience, and knowledge to organize the work and its performance
  • The candidates should have knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers
  • The candidates should be able to function as an effective team member
  • The candidates should be able to provide quality care using the knowledge, skills, judgment, and attitudes needed to practice safely
  • The candidates should be able to administer medications and perform nursing care procedures safely
  • The candidates should be able to identify and report changes in resident condition or needs through observation of physical and mental condition/behavior
  • The candidates should be able to coordinate care activities of Unregulated Health Care Providers (Health Care Aides) in an effective manner that promotes quality resident care
  • The candidates should be able to organize and prioritize workload
  • The candidates should maintain confidentiality and its application to resident records
  • The candidates should be able to manage time effectively and possess strong organization skills
  • The candidates should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The candidates should demonstrate tact, initiative, good judgment, reliability, adaptability, patience, discretion, and flexibility
  • The candidates should have competence in medication administration
  • The candidates should demonstrate respect for resident choice, privacy, and confidentiality
  • The candidates should be adaptable to change


  • The candidates should be able to oversee the planning, coordinated development, management, and implementation of nursing and personal care activities, programs, services, and initiatives for residents within a municipal long-term care facility
  • The candidates should be able to collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team to deliver nursing and personal care to residents, prioritizing resident safety and engagement

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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