Registered Practical Nurse - $28-30/hr

  • Health Services, Staffing Services
  • North York
  • 12-01-2024
  • $28-30/hr - / Weekly
  • Full Time

Job Description

Front Line Health Care offers support to agencies, organizations and institutions that work with children, adolescents, adults, and seniors who are experiencing behavioural, social, emotional and psychiatric difficulties.

We provide a professional and individualized approach to a Client-Centered Support system, reinforcing safety of the individual while contributing to specific client needs in their environment.

At Front Line Health Care, we offer a smarter way to staff selection. Our clients rely on us to provide qualified, reliable, and caring professionals to implement a high level of service to clients and patients that require unique care.

Our client is a not-for-profit, charitable organization affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is led by a volunteer board of directors. Currently serves the needs of the community, a 174-bed long-term care home and a 128-suite independent and assisted-living residence.

POSITION: RPN – Registered Practical Nurse

Job Types: Casual, Part-time, Temporary

Location: Bathurst & Finch

Pay Range: From $28.00 – $30.00 per hour

Shifts: 8-hour shift, Night shift, Monday to Friday, Weekends as needed


In collaboration with a Registered Nurse (RN), the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) demonstrates competency by carrying out nursing interventions within his/her scope of practice and takes responsibility for the consequences of decisions and actions taken.

The Registered Practical Nurse is accountable for maintaining competence as outlined in the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and guidelines.

The Registered Practical Nurse in collaboration with the Registered Nurse assigns aspects of care and supervises unregulated care providers (Personal Support Workers).


  • Current College of Nurses of Ontario Registered Practice Nurse Certificate of Registration.
  • Pharmacology Certificate.
  • Relevant experience in a long-term care / geriatric setting is preferred, new grads considered.
  • Computer Skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed.


Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)

  • Has a clear understanding of and promotes Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), process documentation and Ministry of Long-Term Care standards.
  • Participates actively in the Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
  • Coaches the RHA (Resident Home Area) care team on the application of the principles of CQI in their day-to-day work.
  • Demonstrates good customer service, leadership, organization, supervisory and team building skills.

Professional Practice

  • Supports and actively participates in facility / unit orientation, facility in-service programs and ongoing education.
  • Demonstrates a philosophy of life-long learning by seeking out and engaging in educational opportunities pertinent to long term care, and through ongoing Reflective Practice.
  • Performs self-reflective practice annually and develops own learning plan to improve level of performance both for professional and personal growth.

Clinical Practice

  • Provides resident care within the guiding principle that the resident and family are the central focus of care delivery and partners in the decision-making process.
  • Practices independently and to their full scope of practice when the resident’s condition is less complex, predictable and at low risk for negative outcome(s).
  • Delegates task to care team members according to their scope of practice and competencies and evaluate performance outcomes with adequate follow-up to ensure care and services are provided according to established standards.
  • Performs holistic assessments as required for MDS/RAI according to policies and procedures and collaborates with resident, family, and other care providers to provide input into a comprehensive plan of care that will be based on the resident’s care requirements, medical needs, strengths, abilities, and preferences.
  • Consults with the RN when faced with situations that are beyond the RPN scope of practice and/or beyond their level of knowledge, skill and judgement.
  • Implements components of current care plans that include established interventions with predictable outcomes.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of individual resident care.
  • Completes nursing documentation according to professional standards, LTC documentation requirements, and based on policies and procedures. Maintains health records in compliance with legislations e.g. Privacy Act, Nursing Home Act.
  • Documents systematically, accurately, and in a timely manner.
  • Collects information regarding the individual resident’s physical, spiritual, social and emotional needs.


  • Role models professional values, beliefs and attributes; knows our client’s mission, vision and demonstrates commitment to the facility’s values in his/ her day to day practice.
  • Acts as advocate for residents and families to ensure residents’ rights are protected.
  • Develops staff to achieve performance expectations through orientation, supervision, teaching and mentoring.
  • Participates in evaluating the performance of personal support workers.
  • Participates in facility and external committees / interest groups as required.
  • Contributes to conflict resolution and the development of practice issue solutions.
  • Provides input on staff probationary evaluations, annual evaluations, staff recognition awards, disciplinary actions, and performance management issues. Responsible to identify performance issues to his/ her manager as they occur.
  • Assists in the development and evaluation of unit goals and objectives, improving nursing standards, and development of policies and procedures.

Teamwork and Communication

  • Uses good interpersonal relations and effective communication skills (verbal and nonverbal).
  • Establishes and fosters a therapeutic relationship with residents and families through ongoing communication and solicitation of feedback.
  • Is receptive to concerns expressed by residents and relevant others and passes on information appropriately.


  • Maintains an abuse-free living and working environment.
  • Fulfils requirements according to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and Workplace Hazardous Material Information System. This includes maintaining a clean, efficient, and safe working environment, recognizing health and safety hazards, reporting incidents, as well as participating in fire safety and emergency activities.
  • Provides directions to staff to ensure use of equipment and supplies are in accordance with policies and procedures, manufacturer’s instructions, and health and safety regulations.
  • Practices good body mechanics and lifting/transfer techniques.
  • Ensures compliance with routine practices and effective implementation of appropriate infection control protocols based on surveillance of risks and outbreak management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

If you are interested in any of the above position, please  respond to this email or in person. Please bring in your resume, Photo ID & SIN card at time of application. We will be accepting applications Monday to Friday between 9am-3pm.

FRONT LINE WORK FORCE INC 2077 Dundas St East Unit 202 Mississauga Ontario L4X1M2 (2 sets of lights west of Hwy 427, across the street from Leon’s)

Our address is:
2077 Dundas St. East Unit 202
Mississauga, Ontario. L4X 1M2
Phone: (905)629-7052

We are located 2 lights west of HWY 427 across from Leon’s and Staples