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Nursing Opportunities

How are we different? 
Broad Scope of Practice: As we are a small rural hospital team, nurses practice across a variety of clinical areas, allowing them to expand their knowledge and skills.  This diversity in practice enhances professional growth and development, making every day a learning experience.
Sense of Belonging: When you work in our hospitals, you become part of a close-knit and supportive work environment.  Our smaller size encourages collaboration and teamwork among nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.  This camaraderie and mutual support creates a positive workplace culture where everyone's contributions are valued and recognized.
Autonomy and Leadership OpportunitiesNorth Wellington Health Care Nurses have autonomy in their practice, taking on increased responsibility and decision-making.  This level of independence allows nurses to hone their critical thinking and problem-solving skills, making them more confident and capable professionals.
Work-Life Balance and Community Connection: Our rural hospitals are situated in tight-knit communities that reflect the value of a slower pace of life. This can translate into a better work-life balance for nurses, with opportunities for a less hectic lifestyle and more time for personal pursuits.  Living and working in a rural community also allows nurses to develop strong connections with their patients and neighbors, fostering a sense of belonging and fulfillment.
If you are looking for a work environment of friendliness, professional encouragement and support, then North Wellington Health Care is for you!
Please contact us if you are looking to make a genuine impact, practice across various disciplines, thrive in a collaborative environment, and enjoy a balanced lifestyle.  We welcome the opportunity to meet you. 

We are rural, but not remote

We are Close-knit

We Wear Many Hats

Balance is our Superpower!

Location Matters in Paying Off Student Loans

Did someone say FREE parking?

Learn More about our Nursing Extern Program

We are hiring Nurse Externs!

The clinical extern will be working in the capacity as unregulated health care provider. Nursing clinical externs work in collaboration with a unit nursing team under direct and/or indirect supervision of an appointed registered nursing professional. They may perform pre-identified Controlled Acts authorized to nursing within the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) of Ontario delegated to them under the supervision of a nursing professional who is authorized to perform them. Externs will be hired on contract, during which the Extern will work part time hours to a maximum of full-time hours (37.5 hours per week). The scheduling of these hours will be determined based on unit needs and may include day/evening/night and weekend shifts.

Job Requirements
• Nursing Students in any year of study and enrolled in a CNO approved baccalaureate or diploma nursing program 
• Demonstrated evidence of excellent academic standing
• Current certificate in Basic Cardiac Life Support required
• Completion of mandatory/required certifications provided via corporate orientation, including extern orientation, and as defined by unit (e.g., Fit Test, WHIMS, AODA, IP&C)
• Demonstrated infection prevention and control practices
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills
• Successful completion of a recent clinical placement in an acute care area preferred
• Students who have successfully completed a recent clinical placement preferred

For more information on extern positions visit:

For Groves Memorial Community Hospital - Click Here

For North Wellington Heath Care - Click Here
(Louise Marshall and Palmerston Hospitals)

Community Commitment Nursing Program

The Community Commitment Nursing Program (CCPN) provides incentives (up to $25,000) to eligible nurses in exchange for a two-year commitment to their employer.

Here are the eligibility requirements for the CCPN for both employers and nurses.

To be eligible for the CCPN bonus incentive program, a nurse must:

  • Not have been employed as a nurse in Ontario in the six months prior to being hired;
  • Hold a Certificate of Registration in good standing from the College of Nurses of Ontario;
  • Begin employment no later than March 31, 2024;
  • Commit to two-years of employment at a full-time work schedule offered by the employer; and
  • Not simultaneously receive funds from the Ministry of Health for the Tuition Support Program for Nurses.

North Wellington Health Care

  • Louise Marshall Hospital

  • 630 Dublin Street, Mount Forest,
    ON N0G 2L3
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  • Phone: (519) 323-2210
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  • Palmerston and District Hospital

  • 500 Whites Road, Palmerston,
    ON N0G 2P0
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  • Phone: (519) 343-2030
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