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Job Title:
RPN-TPT(.6) Pandemic Unit

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Job Description


                                                                                   Ref# 20SEI133

                                                               3 ‑ Temporary Part Time (.6) ‑ RPN

                                                                                  Pandemic Unit

It is a condition of this posting that your home unit can accommodate your temporary absence in the event

you are successful.


This position will involve working the day, evening, weekend shifts.  The shift is not to be interpreted as a guarantee.


Reporting to the Coordinator, Assessment Centre, you will be responsible for providing quality nursing care to a

patient population with predictable outcomes. As part of a multidisciplinary health care team, you will practice within

the Professional Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Philosophy of patient and family centered care,

mission vision, values and the policies of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.


Applicants must have the following qualifications:

*   Current unrestricted registration as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

*   Current certification in BCLS

*   Ability to use the Nursing Process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) in conjunction with her/his

basic and ongoing knowledge to arrive at individualized care planning and delivery

*   Collaborates with Registered Nurse's when patients assigned to the Registered Practical Nurse become unstable

or have outcomes that are not as expected

*   Identify and recognize abnormal or unexpected patient responses and take appropriate action

*   Ability to simultaneously manage multiple nursing interventions

*   Strong interprofessional and communication skills

*   Completion of the Meditech Training Course in Order Entry

*   Completion of a recognized Assessment Course


In addition, applicants must have skill and experience in the following elements of nursing practice:

*   Patient Teaching

*   Specimen collection

*   Isolation techniques



Salary Range:  $30.050 to 30.847



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.



The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this



We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work

environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a

workforce reflective of the communities in which we live and serve and encourage Indigenous people, visible

minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self‑identify. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability

are available throughout the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health

sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.




If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified



Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than

11:59p.m. on Monday, 6 July, 2020.


Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our




Posted:  June 29, 2020