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Full-Time Interim Registered Nurse


Rainy River Health Centre




Full-time Interim

Salary Scale:

$37.93/hour to $54.37/hour




POSITION (Title): 

Full-Time Interim Registered Nurse




Rainy River Health Centre


ONA 81 Wage Schedule






The Nursing department has an opening for a Full-Time Interim Registered Nurse at the Rainy River Health Centre. The successful candidate must be able to meet the normal requirements of the job and possess the following qualifications:


        Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario;

        Current CPR;

        Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS);

        Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC);

        Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS);

        Completion of recognized ICU program acceptable to the Corporate, preferred;

        Certification in Emergency Nursing through CNA, preferred;

        Completion of Emergency Nursing program, Preferred;

        3 years recent experience Nursing, preferable Emergency;

        Experience working with Geriatric patients with complex medical needs preferred;    

        Exhibits the ability and competence to work with all computer systems and  


        Demonstration of strong nursing practice, skill and judgement;

        Demonstrated critical thinking, leadership, and mentoring skills;

        Willing to work flexible hours, including days, evening, nights, weekend, and holidays;

        Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills;

        Demonstrated strong interpersonal skill with the ability to function effectively independently, within a team, with front line personnel , and management;

        Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a fast paced healthcare environment with excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload;

        Dependable with a verifiable acceptable attendance record;

        Proven ability to perform the essential duties of the position on a regular basis.


1.            Performs according to the Standards of Nursing Practice set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario and in compliance with the policies, procedures and standards of Riverside Health Care Facilities.

2.            Accepts clinical responsibility and professional accountability for the care delivered to assigned patients.

3.            Functions as a staff nurse or team leader.

4.            Delegate, supervise, and evaluate patient care of the RPN’s and HCA’s as applicable.

5.            Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, fulfilling responsibilities as a member of the nursing discipline.

6.            Carry out all work assignments safely and be knowledgeable or and in compliance with relevant regulations, policies and procedures

7.            Exercises behaviour consistent with Riverside Health Care’s Code of conduct

8.            Demonstrates Riverside Health Care’s Core Values: Integrity, Respect, Excellence, and Growth.

9.            Complies with the Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses (Canadian Nurses Association) and The Ethical Framework for Nurses in Ontario (College of Nurses of Ontario).

10.          Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety Regulations


1.            Delivers direct/indirect patient care according to the Standards of Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario and in compliance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Department of Nursing, as follows:

(a)          Assessment: Admits patients/residents, obtains a history and initial and ongoing assessment of the nursing needs of assigned patients.

Completes triage within 15 minutes of presentation to the ER department and according to CTAS guidelines.

(b)          Planning: Develops a plan of care which assigns priorities and prescribes nursing actions to achieve the desired outcomes for an individual and/or group of patients.

Communicates promptly with physician according to CTAS guidelines with a             concise assessment.

Assures the plan of care is feasible in terms of human resources, time and materiel resources.

Ensures Nursing supplies and equipment are properly and efficiently used, and that there are sufficient supplies and equipment to provide care

Revises plan of care as dictated by the patient’s needs and medical plan of care.

(c)        Implementation: Co-ordinates and executes the physician’s orders according to the medical plan of care; coordinates the activities of other health team members.

Performs nursing actions required for implementation of patient/resident care plan at a skill level which demonstrates the required knowledge and expertise.

Implements a teaching plan based on the patient’s/resident’s and families’ identified needs.

Provides support to patient/resident and family in understanding and coping with patient illness.

Communicates and consults with physicians and other health care professionals when indicated.

Completes, systematically, the assigned duties conserving time, energy and supplies.

Assist patients/residents to achieve or maintain optimal independence.

Provide for the safety and well-being of the individual patient/resident, including the environment.

(d)        Evaluation: Continuously evaluates the outcomes of the nursing care of patients/residents and modifies nursing measures and approaches accordingly.

Evaluates with the patient/resident the results of nursing actions to increase or maintain self-care ability.

Revises with the patient, family and relevant others the expected patient outcome, priority and nursing actions as required.

Maintains appropriate documentation and records of observations, nursing care administered and patient’s response.

                       Ensures continuity of patient care through effective reporting at change of shift.  

2.            Participates in departmental and related committees/meetings when required.

3.            Participates in educational activities and programs for patients/residents and staff. 

4.            Participates in the orientation of new staff

5.            Reports any untoward/unusual incidents to the Nursing Supervisor or designate, and record appropriately.

6.            Accepts responsibility and accountability for independent actions.

7.            Attends and participates in appropriate courses, conferences and workshops to promote professional growth and development.

8.            Assists in the evaluation of staff performance.

9.            Participates in the department’s quality management program

10.          Ensures Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Program standards are met

11.          Ensures the environment is safe and properly reports all actual or potential hazardous situations to immediate supervisor/OHSC

12.          Other such duties or responsibilities as may be delegated from time to time by the Nursing Supervisor or delegate.


This position is responsible to the Administrator, Emo & Rainy River Health Centre


  • Salary as per Union Schedule



  • This Full-Time Interim position will commence: May 1, 2024, and will terminate August, 31, 2024, or with two (2) weeks written notice by the employer

Must comply with:

  1. Human Resource Policies
  2. Corporation Policies
  3. Department Policies
  4. Health and Safety Policies & Procedures
  5. Union Contract


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