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Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance

The Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance was formed on July 1, 2003 as a partnership between Listowel Memorial Hospital and Wingham and District Hospital. We share a common management structure with one CEO. We have a commitment to partnership and common Mission, Vision & Values. The Alliance Board consists of both hospital boards combined. We look for opportunities to create and share services and programs across our two communities and to look for creative ways to link to our community partners.

The Listowel Memorial Hospital has been providing acute care and complex continuing care services to the residents of North Perth and the hospital’s catchment area since 1919. Our fully accredited hospital offers a wide range of primary and secondary services including 24-hour emergency services. In-patient and out-patient care, specialist clinics and supportive diagnostic services. The Hospital has an active staff of 10 Family Practitioners as well as several consultant staff.

Hospital services include:

  • Emergency, Operating Rooms, Diagnostic and Ambulatory Care Units (December 2007)
  • Maternal/Newborn Unit
  • Diabetes/Nutrition Counseling
  • Speech-Language
  • Physiotherapy
  • Breast Health Centre
  • Fully integrated electronic patient health record with Family Health Team and Physician offices.

The Wingham and District Hospital is a modern, progressive acute care facility providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, paediatric, chronic and rehabilitation bed and other services, including 24-hour emergency coverage.

Hospital services include:

  • Emergency department with 24-hour on-call coverage
  • Rehabilitation department including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology
  • Multiple outpatient specialist clinics held on a regular basis to provide local service
  • Affiliation with London Regional Cancer Centre enabling chemotherapy treatment to be provided locally
  • Many community health related education programs
  • Fully integrated electronic patient health record with Family Health Team and Physician offices.


Position:  Registered Practical Nurse, Operating Room

Region:  Huron and Perth

Description:  Reporting to the Manager of ER/OR/Amb Care or the OR Charge Nurse, the Registered Practical Nurse will participate in preoperative, operative and postoperative activities of the surgical client. These include the scrub nurse role, assisting with ambulatory care clinics, documenting client care and providing support to clients and their families.

Qualifications:

  • Operating Room Certificate Completed
  • 2 – 5 years experience working in O.R. in the RPN scrub function
  • IV Therapy Course (or demonstrated competence)
  • Cardiac Monitoring and Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia or prepared to obtain
  • Demonstrated Physical Assessment skills
  • Current Registration with the Ontario College of Nurses
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Medication Administration Course (if not obtained with certificate of competence)
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Knowledge of Cerner and Surginet an asset
  • Perianesthesia course


Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Part-time

Deadline for Application:  Thursday, August 23, 2018

How to Apply:  Interested applicants are asked to apply, in writing, complete with full resume, indicating their qualifications and pertinent skills by email to:

Human Resources
Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance
E: carereers@lwha.ca

Please reference position posting #W18-52 with your submission.

The Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

For further information please visit our website at www.lwha.ca.

Location:  Listowel

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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