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St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph

At St. Joseph’s, our motto is “Serving with Compassion, Care and Courage.” If you believe in providing compassionate, person-centred care, then you should check us out!

A key strategic focus for our Health Centre is developing an organizational culture that promotes staff and physician health, wellness and learning. St. Joseph’s believes in engaging our employees and treating each other according to our C.A.R.E. values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. 

Some of the things we offer you:

  • Competitive Compensation – St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph offers an attractive compensation program that meets or exceeds many of the local health care providers.

  • Benefits - A range of benefits, including extended health, dental and life are available to full time staff. Part-time and casual staff receive a percentage in lieu of benefits.

  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan (HOOPP) – Eligible employees are enrolled in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP). For every dollar an employee contributes to the plan, St. Joseph’s contributes $1.26.

  • Vacation – Full time employees receive a minimum of 3 weeks vacation after 2 years service. Vacation entitlement may vary for certain employee groups.

  • Paid Holidays - In addition to the Statutory Holidays, the Health Centre also provides Civic and Remembrance Day off with pay (for eligible staff).

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program – All employees at St. Joseph’s are provided with access to a voluntary, confidential and free-of-charge professional counseling service to help employees deal with a wide variety of personal concerns.

  • Rewards and Recognition Programs – Our many rewards and recognition programs honour the commitment and dedication of our employees and volunteers and highlight achievements aligned to our C.A.R.E values.

  • Open Communications – We share information with employees regularly through our intranet as well as our President’s Updates, Walkabouts, Town Halls and staff meetings. We gather input from staff on a variety of issues in multiple ways.

  • Newer Building - Our current building was opened in 2002 and boasts many bright spaces with windows, and two beautiful courtyard gardens for getting outside for fresh air and taking breaks/eating meals. All client rooms are fitted with ceiling lifts to assist with client transfers and client room doorways are wide enough to fit client beds through, if needed.

  • Education Assistance – As education is core to our mission, St. Joseph’s assists staff in their pursuit of academic advancement through funding and time off.

  • Cafeteria - With special celebration days and menus, and a nutritious option program for those who want to eat healthy, our Cafeteria offers variety at a reasonable cost.

  • On-Site Fitness Room – Staff at St. Joseph’s are able to use the fitness room located in our physiotherapy department, free of charge.

Position:  Registered Practical Nurse

Region:  Guelph & Wellington

Description:  Qualifications:

• Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)

• Current Basic Life Support (BLS) - Provider

• Strong assessment skills • Excellent organizational & communication skills

• Good attendance record • Must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team

• Experience working with an older population would be considered an asset

• Candidates need to be available for day, evening and night shifts

• Candidates need to be available every other weekend and statutory holidays

Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Contract

Deadline for Application:  Thursday, May 31, 2018

How to Apply:  If you feel you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, and would like to be considered for this position, please apply online.

St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equity, inclusiveness and diversity in all programs, facilities and people. We are committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.

St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph appreciates all responses. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Location:  Guelph

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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