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Registered Practical Nurses – St. Francis Memorial Hospital

Job Opening Information


Barry's Bay



Shift Details







Registered Practical Nurse opportunities are available as follows:


  • Temporary, part-time Registered Practical Nurse for medical unit
  • Casual Registered Practical Nurses for the medical department




  • Performs all work in a safe manner in accordance with departmental and hospital occupational health and safety requirements including infection control, client handling program, WHMIS, all emergency codes etc.
  • Functions in accordance and understands their scope of practice and controlled acts model as documented in the Nursing Act and the Regulated Health Professions Act
  • Each nurse will know and meet the professional standards and all other standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario and therefore:
    • Is accountable to the public and is responsible for ensuring that her/his practice and conduct meets legislative requirements, standards of the profession and hospital policies and procedures
    • Maintains and continually improves her/his competence by assuming responsibility for his/her professional development and by participating in the College of Nurses of Ontario’s quality assurance program
    • Understands, upholds and promotes the ethical values and beliefs of the hospital and the College of Nurses
    • Possesses, through basic education and continuing learning, knowledge relevant to her/his professional practice
    • Continually improves the application of professional knowledge by using nursing frameworks, theories and/or processes. This includes the performance of clinical skills because the technical and cognitive aspects of care are closely related and cannot be separated.
    • Demonstrates her/his leadership by providing, facilitating and promoting the best care and service to the patient and the public
    • Contributes to and participates in the hospital-wide continuous quality improvement program by assisting to implement changes as required to improve services and enhance departmental efficiency.
  • Current registration and a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and maintains competence and on-going professional development through participation in the college’s quality assurance program
  • Current certification in CPR
  • Functions in accordance with relevant legislation including the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), Regulated Health Professions Act, all standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Strong clinical skills – working within their full scope of practice as set out by SFMH policy
  • Excellent problem solving
  • Computer skills including MS word processing, spreadsheets, internet use and ability to easily learn program specific software
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Ongoing competency in appropriate EPIC modules


Contact Information
Mary-Ellen Harris, Director of Patient Care Services
St. Francis Memorial Hospital
Barry’s Bay, OntarioEmail: [email protected]


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