Registered Practical Nurse (FT) - The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group

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Registered Practical Nurse (FT)

  • City City: Brockville
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 3
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 40
  • Education Education: College

The Royal is currently seeking Registered Practical Nurses (RPN). The RPN will have a sound knowledge of clinical issues in the area of mental health and addiction.

Responsibilities include the provision of supportive nursing care consistent with patient treatment/rehabilitation needs and goals. In doing so, the RPN will assist in the assessment of patients’ needs and in the development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care plans for assigned patients in collaboration and consultation with members of the inter-disciplinary team. The RPN will also provide a safe, therapeutic environment including crisis management and emergency nursing care.


  • Graduate of a recognized Diploma Program in Practical Nursing;
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Previous nursing experience working in psychiatric/mental health specialization.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Health Care Consent Act, and Substitute Decision Act.
  • Safety and Security in the Workplace Training (candidate must agree to complete prior to start date if this qualification is not met).
  • Valid drivers’ license, if required.
  • English level A- is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading comprehension and written expression. Bilingual is an asset.

Thank you so much for your interest in working with us at The Royal. At The Royal, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the recruitment process.

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The Royal is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care, teaching and research hospitals. Our mandate is simple: to help more people living with mental illness and addiction into recovery faster.