Registered Practical Nurse (SLDP) (SLDP 01/23)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • $29.57 - $31.79. In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement CAD / Hour
Registered Practical Nurse (SLDP)

Full Time Term (18 Months)

Department: Sioux Lookout Diabetes Program

Reports To: Manager of Rehabilitation and Chronic Disease Programs

Job Summary:

The Foot Care RPN, following the scope of practice as set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is responsible for assessing, planning, and providing nursing interventions to clients of the Sioux Lookout Diabetes Program (SLDP) and partner organizations.


  • Current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario, as a licensed Registered Practical Nurse required.
  • Current Basic CPR certificate required.
  • Advanced foot care certification preferred but not required.
  • Minimum six (6) months experience preferred.
  • Preference will be given to those with a minimum 1-year successful experience in Diabetes Education.
  • Good communication, interaction with staff, patients, and residents.
  • Must be physically capable of performing duties of position
Job Duties:

  • Ability to provide appropriate nursing interventions as outlined by the College of Nurses RPN Scope of Practice
  • Must be available to work all shifts and sites as assigned
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload demands
  • Demonstrated multi-disciplinary approach to patient care
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with others effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Flexible and adaptable to rapidly changing situations
  • Regular and sustained attendance is essential for this position
  • Travel to remote northern communities required (1-2 weeks per month)
  • Due to the extensive training, there is a 1-2-year minimum commitment to the position.
  • Primarily responsible for providing advanced foot care to patients with diabetes
  • Provide 1,200-foot care visits per year
Salary:$29.57 - $31.79. In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement
Closing Date:When filled.
Submit Application To:

Human Resources Recruitment
Box 909, Sioux Lookout, On P8T 1B4
(807) 737-3030, Email:, Fax: (807) 737-6263

Competition Number:SLDP 01/23
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Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all others for their interest. An acceptable criminal reference check and immunization records will be required from the successful candidate. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. SLMHC is an equal opportunity employer and a scent-free facility.