City of Thunder Bay

Registered Nurse - Various Positions Available

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(2/1/2024 12:01 AM)
Competition Number
Community Services
Posting Category
Pioneer Ridge
Job Type
Number of Positions
ONA Local 014
Pioneer Ridge
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
CAD $35.52/Hr.
CAD $50.85/Hr.
Pay Band
Closing Date
July 31, 2024

Job Description

The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay

has a rewarding opportunity for a

Registered Nurse!


Work Location: Thunder Bay        


Thunder Bay is the largest community on Lake Superior. With a census metropolitan area population of 123,258 (Census 2021), it is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario. Deeply rooted with European and Indigenous cultures, Thunder Bay is the sixth most culturally diverse community of its size in North America. The Community values a high quality of life and promotes a clean, green, beautiful and healthy community that provides economic opportunity, respects diversity and provides affordable and safe neighborhoods that are accessible to all.


Thunder Bay is a vibrant community and is the region's commercial, administrative, and medical hub. From trees to transportation to the new frontier for research, health and life sciences, the community stands for hard work and innovation. The City by the Bay is home to 38 elementary schools, three middle schools, eight secondary schools, two private schools, an adult education facility, a post-secondary college and a university institution that provides a medical school and a law school.


As a four-season outdoor paradise Thunder Bay is the sunniest city in eastern Canada with an average of 2121 hours of bright sunshine each year. It is also one of the most dynamic "Cultural Capitals of Canada". Residents and visitors of Thunder Bay enjoy the har­mony of a city rich in wide-open green spaces, parks and wilderness - and a major centre for visual and performing arts, and culture.


If you truly enjoy the advantages of work life balance that a smaller city provides in a large organizational setting, then come join us!


If you already live here, we can’t wait for you to join our team!


The Opportunity

As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for providing a leadership role in the organization by supervising, implementing, and evaluating the Pioneer Ridge Home for the Aged’s operations and clinical programs.


This role reports to the Director of Nursing with the following accountabilities:

  • Oversees the delivery of care and services to all customers, ensuring residents are receiving the right care at the right time, in the right place and by the right caregiver.
  • Ensures that care is delivered appropriately, and that Pioneer Ridge’s standards of quality care are adhered to in all areas.
  • In collaboration with Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs), the multidisciplinary team, resident and substitute decision makers, coordinates ongoing care and services for care plans that meet the individual needs of each resident including preventative, therapeutic and rehabilitative aspects of care.
  • Implements collaborative practice with the RPNs and is readily available for consultation and to assume care if required due to an increase in acuity or complexity.
  • Participates in achieving the Pioneer Ridge's strategic plan and long term goals as they pertain to quality care and services. Ensures that all resident care and services are congruent with the Pioneer Ridge’s mission, vision, and value statement.

Ideal Candidate

  • Current unrestricted certificate of competence (registration in good standing) as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Experience in Long Term Care or gerontology
  • Must maintain certificate of registration (general class) from the College of Nurses of Ontario

 For a full detailed description, please click here.


Why Pioneer Ridge?

Comprised of 200+ staff, who are highly skilled and trained, Pioneer Ridge provides 150 Long Term Care beds and is a place for residents to live well. Residents are treated equally in a setting of compassion and care, through quality nursing care, life enrichment programs, balanced nutrition, and social and spiritual opportunities.


Since 2018, Pioneer Ridge is a recognized Best Practice Spotlight Organization with the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario; and has also been accredited by the Canadian Council on Health Services, which is a testament to the quality of care and services that are provided to residents.


Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN - $25,000 Incentive Program)

The City is an approved employer for this temporary recruitment initiative that provides $25,000 in grant funding to eligible new nursing graduates in exchange for a two-year commitment to an eligible employer.  To learn more please visit:



Why Work for the City of Thunder Bay (CTB)?

When you work for the City of Thunder Bay, you are part of our team, and here you can:

  • Experience your importance,   
  • Unleash your potential,
  • Know your work matters,
  • Embrace diversity,
  • Make a difference,
  • Join a dedicated team, and
  • Build community.

Learn more about the top reasons to work at the CTB:  CTB Careers


Great Tangible Benefits

As an employee with the Corporation, you will be in receipt of the following amazing benefits:

  • competitive salary
  • matching pension plan (optional)
  • paid vacation and holidays
  • employee family assistance program (EFAP)
  • employee wellness program
  • corporate training & leadership development
  • tuition reimbursement program (continuous learning)
  • career progression opportunities
  • voluntary leave purchase plan (purchase 5 additional leave days)


Beautiful Thunder Bay

Learn why Thunder Bay is such great place to live and work:



General Information:


As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups, women and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.


ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

  • Photos
  • Any certificates that have photo identification
  • Driver’s licences
  • Police records checks

Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required, it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


PRIVACY: Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 302, as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division, 125 Syndicate Ave Suite 42, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 6H8, Telephone: 625-3866


The City of Thunder Bay is a place where art, culture and nature come together!


Watch this video to learn more about our City: 



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