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Registered Practical Nurse

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted August 3, 2022.

Registered Practical Nurse
Job Number: 96401
Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital
Organization: REHAB GEN
Status: Casual Job Part-time
Hours per week: .01
Number of Openings: 3
Union Code: CUPE 7800
Minimum Salary: 30.5512 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 31.1747
Post Date: May 5, 2022, 7:02:17 PM

Close Date (Period for Applying) – External

: Ongoing

Unit Summary

This Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is comprised of 23 patients in the Regional Rehabilitation Centre, located at the Hamilton General site. This Unit treats patients with spinal cord, amputation and other complex rehabilitation needs.

Position Summary

As a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team, the Registered Practical Nurse will provide care to rehabilitation patients primarily with spinal cord injury, and amputation.

Schedule Work Hours

days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays


1. Current Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
2. Current Certificates in Medication Administration, Enteral Nutrition Via Gastrostomy Tube, Urinary Bladder Catheterization, Transcription of Physicians Orders, Advanced Wound Care and Airway Management, or has completed equivalent community college studies
3. Demonstrated knowledge and 2 recent years therapeutic experience within the last 3 years with clients who have had an amputation/musculoskeletal injury
4. Demonstrated knowledge and 2 recent years therapeutic experience within the last 3 years in the field of neurological rehabilitation with Spinal Cord population
5. Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
6. Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary care and the principles of professional practice
7. Demonstrated judgment in carrying out his or her role or function and is responsible and accountable for acting on the interpretation of data
8. Demonstrated critical thinking and decision making in assessment and problem identifications
9. Demonstrated ongoing personal professional education and development

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.


Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement