Registered Practical Nurse

  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Ina Grafton
  • Nursing
  • 00743

Position Title:   Registered Practical Nurse
Position Type:  Casual
Salary: As per collective agreement
Reporting to:  Nurse Manager 
Hours:   7am-3pm / 3pm – 11 pm / 11 pm – 7am including alternative weekends 
Location:  Ina Grafton Gage Home, Scarborough, ON, Canada  

Do you have a passion for making a difference?

At Ina Grafton Gage Home, we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork. 

Making every moment matter is about improving all the things that make life enjoyable. Things like making someone feel better, making connections with them or for them with other residents, showing them a new song or even just giving them something to look forward to. 

At  Ina Grafton Gage Home, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families' loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values at Ina Grafton Gage Home are teamwork, knowledge, compassion and excellence. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home. 

Since Ina Grafton Gage Home opened, we have offered a community within a community that people were happy to call ‘home’. We pride ourselves in this community connection, our philosophies and the feeling of comfort that can be felt as soon as the door opens. 

Responsibilities of the Registered Practical Nurse at Ina Grafton Gage Home

The Registered Practical Nurse is responsible for the overall day-to-day delivery of health care operations, ensuring that the health care services comply with the Retirement Homes Act (RHA) and other relevant legislation.

Essential Duties are the technical skills and knowledge that an employee requires in order to perform their role. Below is detailed information on required Essential Duties for your position.

This position is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Your primary role is to provide professional nursing care to all Residents and supervise the care given. You will also be assessing all Resident needs and planning, implementing and evaluating the care program.
  • Additional duties:
  • Provide direction and supervision to all PSW's/Care Attendants
  • Assess Residents on move-in and every six months thereafter unless there has been a change in the condition of the Resident
  • Create the care plan for each resident
  • Responsible for orientation of new Associates
  • Accountable for the medication delivery system for the Residents
  • Monitor Associate's performance and completes performance appraisals
  • Liaison with Residents, families and outside agencies as required 
  • Respect the Residents' Bill of Rights
  • Liaison with the Resident's physician as necessary
  • Promote a safe, healthy workplace
  • Complete blood pressure and weight checks as required
  • Provide ongoing education to Associates to meet legislative requirements and learning needs of Associates
  • Complete nursing documentation
  • Adhere to the Occupational Health & Safety Act


At Ina Grafton Gage Home we take pride in our employees, so your qualifications are important to us. We use them to get to know you and see if we are a good fit for each other. The qualifications needed to join our family at Ina Grafton Gage Home are as follows:

  • Registered Practical Nurse with a current certificate of competence and a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Medication Certificate required
  • Experience with the care of the elderly, demonstrating empathy and understanding of residents
  • A high degree of tolerance and patience
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Supervisory capability and experience
  • Ability to walk, stand, carry equipment and ability to lift and transfer Residents
  • Must provide a medical certificate from a physician prior to the completion of the probationary period

How to apply?

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you, and making every moment matter!

Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees are required to notify their director manager/supervisor if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them 

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