Registered Practical Nurses (RPN)

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • As Per the Collective Agreement CAD / Year
  • October 31, 2023
  • Salary/Pay: As Per the Collective Agreement

Website St. Joseph's Care Group


Join Our Team Today!

St. Joseph’s Care Group (SJCG) is seeking Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) to join our team in providing excellent client/resident-centred care.

SJCG offers a broad range of programs and services in Rehabilitative Care, Addictions & Mental Health, and Seniors’ Health and is currently hiring for a variety of full-time, part-time, permanent, and contract positions at the following locations:

St. Joseph’s Hospital – St. Joseph’s Hospital is a 224 physical rehabilitation bed and 40 mental health rehabilitation bed hospital.

Hogarth Riverview Manor – Hogarth Riverview Manor is a 544 long-term care home including a 32 bed Behavioural Supports Unit.

St. Joseph’s Heritage – Bethammi Nursing Home is located within St. Joseph’s Heritage and is a 112 bed long term care home.

If you are committed to continuing professional development, work well in an interprofessional team environment, and have a genuine interest in meeting the needs of clients/residents, then we want to hear from you!



St. Joseph’s Hospital

Medically Complex Services (2 North/South) – Part Time & Temporary Full Time

Physical Rehabilitation (3 North/South) – Part Time, & Temporary Part Time

Hospice Palliative Care (4 North) – No Available Positions

Transitional Services (4 South) – Temporary Part Time

Geriatric Rehabilitation (5 North/South) – Part Time & Temporary Part Time

Mental Health Rehabilitation – Temporary Full Time East Wing Level 1 & 2

Float Pool – Full Time (12 hour extended tour)


Hogarth Riverview Manor – Full Time, Part Time & Temporary Full Time

Bethammi Nursing Home – Full Time

NOT REGISTERED IN ONTARIO YET? Under Ontario’s new “As of Right” exemption, nurses registered in another Canadian jurisdiction will be able to start working while obtaining their College of Nures of Ontario (CNO) registration.

NEWLY REGISTERED WITH THE CNO? You may qualify for the $25,000 Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) incentive! Click here to learn more.

LOOKING TO COMPLETE THE SPEP PROGRAM BEFORE STARTING THE RPN POSITION? SJCG is an approved employer for the Supervised Practice Experience Partnership (SPEP) program. Click here to learn more.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN COMPLETING THE NURSING GRADUATE GUARANTEE PROGRAM (NGG)? SJCG is offering the NGG program within our long-term care homes. Click here to learn more.



SJCG cares about “Our People”, and we know that a welcoming, caring, and supportive environment creates a positive work place that ensures employees are able to provide the best possible care to our clients.

As a member of our team, you will be offered:

  • Competitive and progressive salary
  • Comprehensive benefit packages (or % in lieu for part time/contracts)
  • Paid vacation (or % in lieu for part time/contracts)
  • Defined-benefit pension plan
  • Relocation assistance (some restrictions apply)
  • Ongoing professional development & advanced education
  • Opportunities to participate in research and teaching initiatives
  • Tuition loan program
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Employee wellness and recognition programs
  • Employee discount program
  • Employee referral incentive


  • Combining tradition & innovation in responding to the unmet needs of the people of Northwestern Ontario since 1884.
  • Offers a broad range of programs and services in Rehabilitative Care, Addictions & Mental Health, and Seniors’ Health across 8 sites in the City of Thunder Bay.
  • Over 2,200 staff and growing.
  • Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest level awarded by Accreditation Canada.
  • Designated by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) as the Best Practice Spotlight Organization.
  • Uses technology to help overcome challenges to healthcare including the sheer size of Northwestern Ontario to bring care closer to the people we serve.
  • Northwestern Ontario regional lead for Rehabilitative Care, Behavioural Supports and Palliative Care.
  • Coupling research with mobilization, our Centre for Applied Health Research (CAHR) supports internal and external staff and clinicians through expertise, project consultation and knowledge translation.
  • Continues to advance a self-management approach to care, and we are involving our clients more closely in their own care decisions to achieve the health outcomes that are important to them.


SJCG is an approved Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot program employer. The RNIP is a new community-driven immigration program designed to create a path to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers who want to work and live in Thunder Bay, ON. To learn more about the RNIP program, please visit


This position shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) where indicated, to ensure the absence of relevant criminal convictions.

Offers of employment made to external candidates or internal candidates transferring into Long-Term Care are conditional upon providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination as per the SJCG Immunization Policy IMS-04-006
or proof of valid medical exemption, prior to the offered effective date. If proof of vaccination or valid medical exemption is not provided, the offer of employment is rescinded.

Offers of employment made to external candidates are conditional upon providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination as per the SJCG Immunization Policy IMS-04-005
or proof of valid medical exemption, prior to the offered effective date. If proof of vaccination or valid medical exemption is not provided, the offer of employment is rescinded.


For more information about SJCG, please visit our website at visit or contact:

Trevor Hamalainen
(807) 343-2431 ext. 2114/

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