Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Collingwood Nursing Home is located in the scenic four-season resort town of Collingwood.  We have been providing a family run home for families with focused quality care to our seniors since 1977.

We are searching for compassionate, dedicated and professionals.

We are a small 60 bed home that is committed to providing high-quality care and service through a Resident-Centered approach. As a multidisciplinary team, we strive to create an environment that supports each resident’s rights to dignity, self-esteem and independence.

If you are looking to make a difference with your nursing career, competitive wages and a work-life balance, then come join our team.

  • Our main priority is our residents care!    
  • We are quality focused and goal driven        
  • Great Staff…           
  • Team Orientated…                
  • A great place To cared for seniors
  • Always close to home
  • Scenic area
  • Good schools
  • Welcoming community
  • Great trails
  • Best beaches in Ontario

Come check us out, become a member of our supportive team and great environment                       

Great employer & employee relations is something we do not take for granted!

There are shifts/hours available in the following areas:

Registered Nurse (RN)

We are pleased to offer full and part time hours, and every other weekend off. Evening and night shift positions.

Job description

Part-Time and full time permanent Registered Nurses for evening/night shifts. 45 hours bi-weekly and 75 hours bi-weekly with opportunities to pick up vacant shifts. Availability for every other weekend is necessary.

The work involves care for seniors and supporting PSW and registered staff as needed in a Long-term Care setting.

Computer experience using Point Click Care is an asset.

To qualify you must be registered with the CNO and meet all Ontario regulations/certification as a nurse in Ontario.

As a team leader you will provide support and direction during your shift and are an excellent communicator as you will routinely interact with resident family members, doctors and others from the public.

We have a good working atmosphere and wages are based on the collective agreement rates.

Personal protective equipment is provided for all staff members and on-site screening of each persons entering the facility.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $32.96-$42.72 per hour

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Ward Clerk – Management Position

E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

$25.00 – $27.00 per hour based on qualifications & experience

Please send resume to: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

1.Must be mature and in good physical and mental health.
2.Able to communicate well in oral and written English.
3.Previous management training and experience an asset.
4.Previous human resource experience an asset.
5.Must have exceptional organizational qualities.
6.Skill and ability in organizing, coordinating, maintaining and performing comprehensive duties as required by the Administrator and Director of Care.
7.Computer and software proficient, i.e. able to use MS Word, WordPerfect, and other computer programs.
8.Provide a “criminal reference check” to Collingwood Nursing Home Limited upon hiring and whenever requested thereafter.
9.Signed Confidentiality Agreements.
Job Description
Works under the close supervision of the Administrator & Director of Care, by assisting in a supportive role, which includes the documentation of a variety of information.
Consults with various staff members regularly as required to ensure effective communication and information sharing.
Must be able to keep accurate records of all relevant data collected.
Must be able to organize data and relevant information relating to various job tasks and able to effectively report issues to various departments as they arise.
Ability to interact well with staff and other members of the management team, and participate in management meetings as requested by the Administrator.
Must have patience and diplomacy when dealing with residents, their families, and staff
Must be willing to perform a variety of tasks, and other related or unrelated functions with regards to assisting the Administrator.
Ability to learn, demonstrate and utilize a variety of techniques associated with collecting data.
Understands and practices proper safety procedures in the facility.
Reports injury to self, resident or other individual to Charge Nurse as soon as possible. Fill out appropriate forms, i.e. WS&IB, resident/employee incident form.
Report any equipment problems or concerns by reporting it to the Administrator promptly.
Responsible for reporting theft, misuse of supplies or equipment, damage to property, or willful misconduct. Responsible for reporting any knowledge or suspicion of theft, misuse of supplies or equipment, damage to property, or willful misconduct.
It is clearly understood by both parties that the Medical Office Assistant position is a supportive role for the Administrator, and not a supervisory position. Any direction given to staff or enforcement of the Home’s policies and procedures will be the direct responsibility of the Director of Care or Administrator.
General Duties & Responsibilities
Admissions, Discharges & Transfers:
Use of Point Click Care (PCC) internet based documentation system to set up newly admitted residents
Use of Health Partner Gateway (HPG) Ministry of Health’s internet based documentation system: Includes informing Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) re empty bed, getting resident medical profile for review by the Director of Care/Nurse. Ensure residents wanting to transfer to another room (internal wait list re semi-private/private room) are added to PCC wait list, and ensure internal transfer takes place prior to informing CCAC via HPG of vacant bed.
Removal/update resident downloaded/printed files re HPG. I.e. “wait list”.
Prepare Resident Admission Agreements for new admissions, schedule appointment time for signing of new admission, copy completed Admission Agreements for residents after signed/completed, get physiotherapy consent form to nurses station.
Review new employee hires: Ensure new employee hire package checklist is completed. Inform administrator of all new hires status regarding probationary period and inform the Director of Care. This would include monthly summarized sick time status.
Write up sick time/doctor’s note letters: This is reviewed and completed every three months (Jan-Mar/Apr-Jun/Jul-Sep/Oct-Dec) completed letters original goes to employee after reviewed by Administrator and Director of Care (Copy to all concerned).
Fill out Health card forms to renew resident health cards or to replace lost/missing health cards.
Assist in keeping all policy manuals up to date and in a complete form, ensure duplicate policy manuals are all the same.
Assist with (POC) Point of Care setup, as it is implemented. This includes any associated training.
Responsible for helping to keep the Administrator & Director of Care abreast of business and employee related concerns/issues by passing on information considered important in helping day-to-day smooth operations.
Assists Administrator & Director of Care in looking into family/resident related concerns, and its related follow-up.
Take minutes of meetings as requested by Administrator & Director of Care.
Maintains/updates contacts on Administrators computer utilizing Microsoft Outlook.
Performs other related duties as required

Appendix A
Staff Schedule
Responsible for “Call-ins” (covering any vacant shifts). Call staff when shifts need to be covered at the last minute (RN’s as well)
Rotational Call in basis, seek approval for overtime from DOC/Administrator offered to staff by seniority. Use agency when required.
Staff Scheduling
Follow up with sick calls, schedule changes & requests from staff. Must follow Collective Agreement and discuss with Administrator or Director of Care to ensure all are aware
Staff Scheduling
Respond to Employee requests for Time off (Vacation/FSH/Lieu Days). Provide alternate choices for time off if necessary. Follow Collective Agreement language regarding seniority to determine approval.
Staff Scheduling
Agency Scheduling; Use online scheduling system when necessary to fill staff shortages (ie; 2 or more shifts if offer of overtime is not accepted by CNH staff)
Staff Assignments
Daily staff assignments; Create Daily Assignment and post night before at nursing station in glass cabinet. Use 6 month rotation as a guide. Make sure On-Call manager is listed
Fire List
Update fire list and staff schedules daily, place a copy in the Fire Box (Front Entrance)
RQI Binder
Keep RQI Binder up to date w/ Current Client List
Telephone Calls
Answer the telephone and directs calls to the appropriate department or individual. Use voice mail when required.
Stock copy paper
Ensure an adequate supply of paper at photocopier/printer.
Attendance Forms
Monitor and ensure attendance forms are received and coincide with any sick calls/Time off
Marketing Report
Record the Weekly Marketing Report every Friday and send to Assured Care. Ensure all departments hand in their reports and copy information into file on computer by 2 pm on Fridays.
Stock Nursing Forms
Replace any Nursing Forms with updates of new residents/removal of deceased residents
Hair Care Services
Provide Hair Stylist with updated Client List on Tuesdays
Payroll Related
All nursing staff timecards and Brodski completion
Attendance Forms
Be ready with all Attendance Forms for the biweekly pay period and submit to Barb with completed Timecards. Set out next Pay period forms: ‘Forgot to Punch In/Out’ & ‘Unscheduled Shifts’. Let Barb know if anyone is saving a Lieu Day for a different Pay Pd.
Staff Schedule
Collect all availability Forms by 13th of Month
Copy completed schedule into Excel and post new schedule as per Collective Agreement (20th of month)
Employee Phone List
Print employee phone list and set out in Call-In Binder.
Chiropody Services
Provide Chiropodist with Laptop and Client List upon arrival
Monthly Forms
Provide nursing staff with monthly forms (weights, Cleaning lists) and update with any new residents or changes.
As Required
Maintain, update and create forms used by all departments as required. (Forms are not to be altered unless prior approval from the Administrator or Director of Care)
Resident Records
File all past resident files & check for overflow charts in supply room.
Resident Forms
Print all forms required to create & maintain supply of new Resident files
Communication/coordinating with external staffing agencies
Master Lists for both Registered Staff and PSW Staff; ensure it is up to date with any new lines being filled or any changes to lines. Keep track of open lines and advise DOC of any job postings that need to occur.
Orientation for New Employees
Set up New Employee Files and schedule new staff Orientation shifts. Sign off Checklist as required & and ensure appropriate documentation is completed and in file by end of last OR shift (ideally in same pay period). Notify Maintenance for Fire Training and Barb for Payroll orientation.
Use Call-in binder to fill vacant shifts. Make sure updated Call-in sheet is in call in binder at all times.
Communication to Nursing Staff
Use PCC Bulletin to communicate to staff as needed
Emergency Fan-Out List
Update as required; remove old staff and update with new hires
Stock Admission Packages
Maintain an adequate supply of Administration Admission Packages & Nursing Admission packages
Health Card Renewals
Send documents to apply for Health card renewals on behalf of residents at family’s request
MSDS Sheets
Maintain up-to-date in MSDS binders in all departments. Use internet to locate MSDS sheets from various chemical providers (i.e. Glen Martin, Diversey, GFS). Individual departments responsible for notifying Ward Clerk of any new products being used.
Employee Phone List
Print employee phone list and set out in Call-In Binder.
Emergency Fan-Out List
Update to include any new hires
Facility TOURS
Provide tour of facility to families as requested
Update EcoTex Website with any changes to Quota (Janice B currently assisting with inventory). Communicate with Susan Ewart (rep) via email regarding any permanent changes or feedback
Send refusal letters over ‘Send Documents’ Tab in HPG as per ADOC’s request. Mail copy to POA .


Dietary Aide

We are pleased to offer Part Time hours, every other weekend.

Job description
Dietary Care Aide opportunity – Must Have 2 covid-19 Vaccination Doses

We have a great staff team and are looking to have one or two additional members to join our great environment.

The shifts are:

10:00am – 2:30pm and 11:00am – 7:00pm every other weekend.


Support resident preference and choice.
Assist with food and nourishment assembly.
Follow sanitation regulations and safe food handling practices at all times.
Serving food to residents following posted dietary guidelines and resident preferences.
Setting and clearing dining rooms.
Washing dishes, small wares and pots.
Rotating food and supplies and ensuring all stored and prepared food is properly labeled.
Follow all departmental policies and procedures
Participating in the Continuous Quality Improvement Program and other committees and teams as necessary.

REQUIREMENT: Food Handler Certificate. Please check out the link below for the certificate. It’s easy and can be completed in a couple of hours!

The course link: click here

Additionally, the following diploma course is a new requirement. We will cover the full cost of the course upon successful completion and open to discuss related considerations.

The course link: click here:

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $17.77-$19.12 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all Ministry of Health and Public Health for all health and safety requirements. PPE use is part of that.

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com


Personal Support Worker (PSW)

There’s an opportunity for two part time PSW evening shift positions (15 hours). This position requires a certified PSW certificate.

Salary: $20.33 – $21.54 per hour

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

There’s an opportunity for a part time RPN day and evening shift position (60 hours).

Salary: $25.93 – $27.14 per hour

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Activity Aide

There’s an opportunity for a part time activity aide day and evening shift position (45 hours Bi-Weekly).

Salary: $20.33 – $21.54 per hour

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Job description


  • Must have post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university. (or be currently enrolled in required diploma program)
  • Medical certificate of good health.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English
  • Interest in working with the elderly
  • Ability to work rotating shifts
  • Multilingual ability an asset.
  • Combination of natural light and fluorescent lighting
  • Crouching, kneeling, stooping/bending for short periods of time – minor job function
  • Walking, climbing stairs – major job function
  • Standing for long periods of time – major job function

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $20.03 per hour


  • Ensures and promotes the provision of resident-centered care and services to meet the needs of residents as follows:
  • Supports and helps provide a Resident Advocacy Program though the promotion and respect of the Bill of Rights.
  • Promotes the philosophy and practices of resident centered care in all residents’ encounters and decisions.
  • Promotes the Resident’s Bill of Rights.
  • Respects and uses sensitivity in spiritual, cultural and ethnic aspects of a resident’s life.
  • Maintains a wellness perspective.
  • Supports residents in achieving quality experiences – personal and social.
  • Facilitates relationships between and among residents, relatives, staff and community.
  • Seeks opportunities for resident participation in decisions that affect the resident’s rights and lifestyle.
  • Monitors and improves attitudes and behaviors of family and staff to ensure inclusion of residents in decisions regarding their care.
  • Creates opportunities for individuals to make choices and to take actions that will enhance the resident’s sense of mastery.
  • Creates a comfortable and safe environment that provides opportunities for privacy, dignity, control and maintenance of personal lifestyle.
  • Communicates with, and supports families in their involvement and participation.
  • Ensures an environment with ambiance conducive to the provision and practice of therapeutically effective resident health care, yet be unobtrusive.
  • Participates in enhancing the residents’ quality of life by using a resident-driven approach as follows:
  • Supports and helps provide a resident advocacy program through the promotion and respect of the Bill of Rights.
  • Participates in the interdisciplinary care planning.
  • Participates in promoting the residents’ Bill of Rights.
  • Provides a resident advocacy program through the philosophy of resident centered care, as well as the promotion and respect of the resident’s Bill of Rights.
  • Communicates with, and supports, families in their involvement and participation.
  • Provides physical support and assistance to residents as per their individual care plans and as ordered by the Registered nursing staff in cooperation and consultation with the Physio/Occupational Therapist as follows:
  • Participates in the restorative feeding program to provide training to residents to increase appetites, or provide training to increase resident independence who are unable because of disabilities, confusion, weakness or neuromuscular disorders.
  • Observes and reports changes in physical ability to the registered staff.
  • Assists residents in the use of restorative aides for ambulation, including canes, walkers or crutches. Provides gait training and walking programs.
  • Assists residents in the use of ambulatory devices used in bed, to assist them in moving or changing positions safely, such as side rails, foot brace and trapeze.
  • Coaches other staff, in particular new staff, in the use of hydraulic lift and demonstrates transfer of a resident from and to bed and chair.
  • Provides exercise to strengthen muscles and develop endurance to prepare a resident for ambulation with or without the use of assistive devices. Reviews and coaches other staff regarding positioning of residents in bed.
  • Monitors and ensures that the mobility aids are in good condition.
  • Provides ROM exercises to maintain joint mobility and prevent contractures.
  • Assists therapists in the provision of care in assigned areas.
  • Records statistics and keeps records as required.
  • Establishes daily schedule for assisting residents.
  • Attends care conferences as required and participates in Quality Management activities.
  • Assists with departmental maintenance.
  • Provides psychological support to residents as follows:
  • Participates in alternative forms of therapy as directed.
  • Provides relaxation therapy such as calming, guided imagery, music, meditation and distraction to reduce fear, pain, anxiety and assist the resident to his/her environment.
  • Participates in the leisure and recreation programs as follows:
  • Conducts the Restorative meal program.
  • Assists and supports residents in large facility programs.
  • Assists the Pastoral program in the culturally sensitive religious and spiritual services.

Provides documentation in the resident care records as per policies and procedures

  • Observes and records incidents
  • Participates in material management as follows:
  • Uses supplies and equipment as directed
  • Reports any equipment malfunction to nurse manager
  • Assists with inventory control
  • Provides input in equipment selection


  • Participates in the quality management program as follows:
  • Completes therapy audits as required
  • Participates as requested in the home’s teams/committees
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives

Thanking you in advance for your submission, the management team.

Call, email or visit for more information.

Please direct your inquires to:

Careers at:  cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com