Registered Practical Nurse - Lennox & Addington County General Hospital

Job Details

Registered Practical Nurse

  • City City: Napanee
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 2
  • Type Type: Part Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 20-30
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings
  • Education Education: College

Area of Assignment: Convalescent Care Unit 

Basic Function and Scope: 

As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) provides professional nursing service to patients/residents based on the standards of practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Hours of Work: Rotating shifts (days, evenings, nights, and weekends), as required.

Pay Rate: Will be in accordance with the S.E.I.U. Local 1 Canada, Service Workers Collective Agreement for Registered Practical Nurse Classification.



  • Graduate of an approved Nursing Program;
  • B.C.L.S current certification;
  • Palliative care education.


  • A member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
  • Membership in good standing with Registered Practical Nursing Association of Ontario (RPNAO), preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Demonstrated competence to initiate and administer Intravenous therapy & approved I.V. medications;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the CNO Standards applicable to the RPN scope of practice;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multifunctional work environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing education;
  • An ability to function in a crisis situation;
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, courteously and tactfully;
  • Demonstrated ability to be a supportive team member who is willing to work in a collaborative, civil, enthusiastic way promoting a safe and positive work place environment;
  • Must have annual review education completed;
  • Must have previous proven good performance and attendance record.

Physical Requirements:

The applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.

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The Lennox & Addington County General Hospital’s emphasis on general medicine and general surgery reflects its role in providing core services. Specialists from Kingston regularly hold clinics at the hospital. The range and scope of those clinics continue to expand as the hospital grows. Emergency services, operating 24 hours a day, see in excess of 26,000 patients per year.