Student Placement Coordinator- RPN license - Part-time - 5 weekdays per pay period

  • Dec 20, 2023
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • O'Neill Centre
  • Part-time
  • Nursing

Student Placement Coordinator Part Time  

Do you have a passion for making a difference? 

At The O’Neill Centre, 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 The O’Neill Centre , we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families' loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values follow a ‘People’ focused philosophy, Participation ~ Excellence ~ Openness ~ Performance ~ Longevity ~ Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home. 

Responsibilities of the Student Placement Coordinator at The O’Neill Centre

The Student Placement Coordinator coordinates student placement, orientation, and onboarding of students and staff. 


The Student Placement Coordinator is responsible for scheduling and conducting general orientation for all new employees, contracted employees, students, volunteers, private caregivers, and agency staff in the Home.


Responsible for monitoring student placements within the Home. 


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

  • Responsible for scheduling all general orientation days for all students and assists the staff development coordinator or designate with all new employees, contract employees,  volunteers, private caregivers and agency staff.
  • Guides all new students and assists the Staff Development Coordinator or designate with nursing personnel through their entire nursing orientation
  • Assists the Employee Engagement Specialist or designate in collecting and processing mandatory documentation required from students (eg. Student files)
  • Plans and execute orientation in the Home, including, but not limited to, providing tours and introducing students/new hires to residents and team members
  • Liaises with Community Colleges and Universities to arrange student placement in-house
  • Prepares all employee preceptors for student clinical placements
  • Follows students and preceptors and acts as a resource and advisor
  • Promotes and recruits team members into a preceptor role
  • Coordinates the placement schedule and pair students with preceptor team members in consultation with the Director of Care and/or department head
  • Coordinates the evaluation of the student placement program in the Home, including, but not limited to, preceptor and student feedback on the experience
  • Liaises with the Home’s preceptors to ensure they have the knowledge and resources to support students
  • Check-in with students/new hires to ensure the placement is going well and there is no gap in their orientation 
  • Other duties as assigned and or indicated in Job Task Inventory


At The O’Neill Centre, 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 The O’Neill Centre are as follows:

  • Current RPN certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Extended work experience in Long Term Care
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Completion of course work or experience in adult education at a Community College or University level or relevant work experience.
  • Experience in mentoring students and staff
  • Previous experience as a preceptor is an asset 
  • Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months, TB test results less than 6 months old, must be able to provide two supervisory references.
  • The O’Neill Centre recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff and others from COVID-19. As such, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires are fully vaccinated having received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada, 14 days before start date.

How to apply?

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you and Making Every Moment Matter™.

We are committed to inclusion, diversity, and equity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all persons. Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees and candidates with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Candidates are required to notify their Director/Manager/Supervisor or Hiring Manager if they have any accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.