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Erie Shores HealthCare is a 58-bed acute care community hospital serving the southernmost part of Canada. Our 110,000-person catchment area includes the communities of Leamington, Kingsville, Essex, Amherstburg, Belle River, and Wheatley.

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Registered Practical Nurse




Permanent Full Time
Permanent Part Time

Bargaining Unit:

UNIFOR Service

Applications are now being accepted for Registered Practical Nurses to work in the Medical/Surgical Department. The successful applicant’s commitment is 75 hours bi-weekly for Full Time and 45 hours bi-weekly for Part Time. Shifts are 12 hours long, and include both Days and Nights.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, Medical, Surgical, Rehab/Allied Health, the Registered Practical Nurse will collaborate with all members of multidisciplinary team in providing individualized planned nursing care to patients whose outcomes are expected to be stable and predictable in accordance with the Standards of Practice as identified by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). 



  • Certificate of Competence with the College of Nurses required
  • Certificate in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required
  • Gentle Persuasion certification an asset
  • Wound care certification or OHA equivalent an asset
  • Palliative care training an asset
  • Previous experience with Geriatric patients an asset
  • Previous experience with IV starts
  • Previous experience with Medical Surgical clients preferred
  • Previous experience in the care of Palliative patients preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and commitment to client centered care model
  • Demonstrates leadership as defined by CNO standards
  • Excellent Crisis management skills
  • Excellent physical assessment skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team member



Erie Shores HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations available on request in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under ESHC’s Accommodation Policy.


As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.
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