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Registered Practical Nurse – Urban Health

Term Position – 5 days/week (Full-time) until March 28, 2025

Pay Scale

$25.17 - $30.33/ hourly

Pension and Benefits

Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) / including some benefits

Application Deadline

May 27, 2023 at 3:59:00 a.m.

About the Role

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) works within the scope of the position to generally preserve and promote the health of clients in the community served by CCHC and specifically as part of the Urban Health Team, with a primary focus on supporting the New Canadians Clinic. Using the skills and knowledge of the nursing practice, and following the standards and guidelines of the profession, the RPN provides care to individuals, families and groups within CCHC, and in the community while on outreach. Nursing care is provided within the context of an inter-disciplinary primary care team embracing a client-centred service delivery model and a trauma-informed and harm reduction philosophy; recognizing that the social determinants of health affect health throughout a person’s life.


  • Diploma of Registered Practical Nursing.

  • Possession of, or eligibility for, registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

  • Eligible for membership with the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario.

  • Minimum of 3 years of recent nursing experience related to the area of practice.

  • Strong clinical assessment skills.

  • Strong skills in mental health nursing.

  • Skills and experience working with a diverse population.

  • Ability to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Knowledge of health promotion principles.

  • Ability to apply trauma-informed and harm reduction concepts and philosophy in delivering service.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the health system and ability to provide guidance in navigating same

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and triage tasks and responsibilities effectively, including the flexibility to address unanticipated needs

  • Good problem solving skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Advocacy skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in accurate charting and documentation

  • Demonstrated ability to model “client centred” service delivery

  • Proficient with the use of computers and various applications including Microsoft Office Suite, electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic record keeping tools. Availability to work occasional weekends or evenings


Other languages

Language designation

Bilingual (English/French) required.

Start Date

As soon as possible

How to “Express an Interest” for this Opportunity:

Submit your letter of interest along with your résumé on or before May 26, 2023 by 11:59pm to

Please note the following:

- The subject line of your email should read “Registered Practical Nurse – Urban Health, Primary Care”

- The file name for your resume should read:“ (last name)_(first name)_ Resume

- The file name for your cover letter should read: “ (last name)_(first name)_Cover Letter

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants invited to an interview will be contacted. Candidates requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should contact us at so arrangements can be made. CCHC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce and as such we encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with.

Centretown CHC has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, as such applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccinations to be considered for employment. Reasonable accommodation will be considered for persons with medical exemption or other exemptions under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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