Registered Nurse, Rideaucrest Home - City of Kingston

Job Details

Registered Nurse, Rideaucrest Home

  • City City: Kingston
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $35.00 - $50.12
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 2
  • Type Type: Part Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: up to 75 hours/2 weeks
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings, Weekends, Shift
  • Education Education: University

Opening Statement 

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land. 

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities. 

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQ+ communities, to apply. 

Position Summary 

  • Provide professional nursing care to residents and supervise care given by health care staff while ensuring quality resident-centred health care is provided with a focus on health and safety;
  • Completion of in-depth assessments of resident’s physical, psycho-social and other needs, determining individualized care needs, developing care plans and implementing and evaluating plans in collaboration with other interdisciplinary team members;
  • Assign, supervise and mentor the activities of the team to ensure the proper application of skills, knowledge and judgment;
  • Provide coaching and corrective instruction as deemed appropriate to meet high standards of care, reporting any concerns to Director of Nursing for further action as required;
  • Focus on decision making, analysis, critical thinking and leadership within the team;
  • Assume direction of the Home during evening, night and weekend shifts.

Qualifications, Competencies

  • RN Degree or Diploma and current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario as an RN;
  • Six (6) months of general nursing experience;
  • Valid First Aid and CPR C Certificate;
  • Preference will be given to applicants with geriatric and/or leadership experience;
  • Bachelor in Nursing Science (BNSc) preferred;
  • Member of Gerontology Nursing Association (GNA) and/or Certification in Gerontology preferred;
  • Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

  • Able to perform the essential duties of the job;
  • Interpersonal skills which facilitate effective leadership, interactions and communication with residents, staff, families, visitors, volunteers, outside agencies and service providers;
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
  • Superior organizational and time management skills;
  • Strong commitment to continuous learning;
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check, including vulnerable sector;
  • Proof of recent screening for Tuberculosis (TB);
  • Proof of immunity to communicable diseases;
  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination receipt.

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at:

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at

Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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