Mental Health and Addictions Registered Practical Nurse (Full-time Permanent)

  • Full Time
  • Kenora

Lake of the Woods District Hospital


Competition Number 


Job Type

Full-time Permanent


1.00 FTE




Mental Health and Addictions


$34.8446 to $37.0491 per hour

As per CUPE LOCAL 1781 Collective Agreement

Closing Date

Ongoing until filled



This role is responsible for providing general nursing care while functioning as a member of both nursing and multi-disciplinary teams within the Mental Health and Addictions portfolio, including Morningstar Centre and Rapid Access Addition Medicine (RAAM) programs and ensuring client needs are met.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.

Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:

  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Desjardin Group Life Insurance coverage that includes life insurance, and short/long-term disability coverage
  • Green Shield Canada extended health benefits for single and family including dental services, prescription, health services, vision, hospital accommodation, etc.
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee Assistance Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!



  • Currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Specialized training or certification in concurrent disorders preferred
  • Firm understanding of concurrent disorders and associated treatment modalities
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in assessment, treatment & rehabilitation, crisis management, advocacy and principles of PSR
  • Ability to work as a team and collaborate with others including members from other community organizations
  • Advanced skills in reasoning, problem solving, decision-making and workload organization
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Previous experience working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License
  • Access to a reliable vehicle and acceptable insurance
  • Must have demonstrated regular attendance at work
  • Required to work flexible hours and rotating shift
  • Reliable attendance record

Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393