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Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)





Position Type:

Part Time

Start Date:

2021-07-05 16:30

Closing Date:

2021-07-29 17:00



Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)


1 Part-time vacancy

Unifor Bargaining Unit

Internal / External posting





About The South Huron Hospital Association (SHHA):

We serve the Municipality of South Huron and its adjacent communities—a catchment area of approximately 19,000 residents. The hospital is located in the village of Exeter, approximately 30 minutes north of London, and provides 24/7 emergency services in addition to acute, rehabilitation and complex continuing care inpatient services and various diagnostic and ambulatory services. Our staff also supports family practice and walk-in care at the South Huron Medical Centre. As a small rural hospital, we cherish the relationship we have with our community and pledge uncompromising standards to those we serve.


Job Duties:


  • Applies the nursing process and patient- and family-centred care principles in supporting patients with acute medical, chronic, rehabilitative, or palliative care needs
  • Aligns nursing care with the Code of Conduct and Practice Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Establishes work priorities in patient care management.
  • Maintains a comfortable and therapeutic environment
  • Participates in program planning and implementation of changes on the nursing unit
  • Collaborates within an interdisciplinary team to plan, implement, and evaluate patient care, involving the patient and family.
  • Performs a variety of nursing duties in accordance with SHHA Policies and Procedures
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHHA’s comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety, infection prevention and control, and participates in regular in-service education in these areas

Experience, Skill and Abilities: (required)


  • Current CNO Certificate of Registration 
  • RPN diploma from a recognized College
    Current CPR/BCLS
  • Minimum 2 years current experience in an acute medicine setting preferred
  • Completion of a medication administration course and current experience with delivery and administration of medications in an acute care setting
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated pattern of good attendance
  • Demonstrated commitment to Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care
  • Conflict management and conflict resolution skills
  • Commitment and participation in continuing education and professional development related to acute medical, chronic, rehabilitative, and palliative care populations
  • Shows initiative and self-direction
  • Current Police Check/Vulnerable Sector Screen and immunization status required upon hire.



Extra Information:

We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please advise the Human Resources department if you require accommodation.

Qualified individuals may submit a resume and covering letter in confidence via this website. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.


Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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