Nursing Resource Team Registered Practical Nurse (Full-time Permanent)

Kenora, ON


Competition Number 


Job Type

Full-time Permanent


1.00 FTE




Nursing Resource Team


$34.8446 to $37.0491 per hour

As per CUPE LOCAL 1781 Collective Agreement

Closing Date

Ongoing until filled



The Surgical Services Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for the clinical functioning and support of the pre-operative clinic through engagement with patients and other multidisciplinary team pre-surgery.

The RPN will optimize patient health through pre-assessment activities and liaise with various clinical professionals regarding patient care. The RPN will support OR related visiting specialist clinics and assist in minor procedures.  In this role, the RPN will accomplish patient care goals by utilizing nursing best practices in a preoperative setting.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.

Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:

  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that include inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Desjardin Group Life Insurance coverage that includes life insurance, and short/long-term disability coverage
  • Green Shield Canada extended health benefits for single and family including dental services, prescription, health services, vision, hospital accommodation, etc.
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee Assistance Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more! 



  • Current Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current certificate in BCLS (within 12 months)
  • Certification IV therapy for RPN’s with demonstrated ongoing competence, with annual recertification
  • Completed a recognized Medication Delivery Program if not included in their basic program and is able to demonstrate ongoing competence. Competent to deliver medications in an acute setting
  • Experience working in an acute care setting
  • Provide evidence of professional development
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with the public both in person and by telephone
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own actions
  • Demonstrates a multidisciplinary approach to patient care
  • Demonstrated computer experience within two years and knowledge of Window-based software
  • Neat, legible handwriting
  • Reliable attendance record
  • Perioperative experience preferred
  • Familiar with provincial wait time targets or willing to learn
  • Experience booking surgical appointments
  • Familiar with Novari or willing to learn


Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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