Registered Practical Nurse – 3A – Inpatient Surgical Unit – Part Time


  1. Provides nursing care in accordance with the College of Nurses, organizational and unit standards.
  2. Participates and collaborates with other health care providers in provision of patient care.
  3. Responsible for making clinical decisions, exercising judgment to ensure best possible nursing care is provided within available resources.
  4. Provides health teaching to patients and family.
  5. Is cognizant of and participates in the development of the Nursing and Unit objectives.
  6. Is compliant with legislation, organizational/departmental, regulations, standards and procedures related to occupational health and safety.


  • Certificate of competency in Ontario.
  • IV Therapy course required.


  • Minimum two to three years current surgical experience required


  • Demonstrated clinical competency in the management and care of peri-operative patients, including assessment, IV therapy, wound care, and knowledge of surgical procedures.
  • Knowledge in the utilization and care of all mechanical equipment required for patient care.


  • Demonstrated behaviour consistent with the Hospital’s mission statement and ICCARE values.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and work independently with minimal supervision, as well as effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communication, and in the use of the hospital’s computer systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain successful working relationships; ability to meet and interact with people in a pleasant, professional, responsible and reassuring manner, both in person and on the telephone; tact, courtesy and alertness in public contacts.

Note:  Because of the changing nature of the work and work to be done, other responsibilities and duties may by assigned and qualifications may be adjusted from time to time. Only those selected for the test/ interview will be contacted.

This position is covered by a collective agreement. Applications from outside the bargaining unit are welcome, but can only be considered if the position is not filled from within the bargaining unit.