Team Leader, Emergency (Full-time Permanent)

Kenora, ON


Competition Number 


Job Type

Full-time Permanent


1.00 FTE

Rotating shift schedule






$39.07 to $56.00 per hour

As per ONA Collective Agreement, plus additional compensation per Article 19.04 (d)

Closing Date

Ongoing until filled



The Registered Nurse Team Lead in the Emergency Department (ED) is the clinical leader in the Emergency Department and facilitates the day-to-day clinical operations in collaboration with the Patient Care Manager and the Emergency Department Team, patients and families in a Northern Setting.

The Registered Nurse Team Lead for the Emergency Department will provide clinical leadership to achieve exemplary care of patients and families in the Emergency Department. You will work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to meet optimal patient and departmental needs. With the ED team lead position, you will work to create a positive patient and family centered environment, with an emphasis on patient safety that both mitigates risk and fosters relationships.

You will work in an environment that uses evidence based clinical practice, supports a positive environment for staff, interdisciplinary colleagues, community partners and families while meeting the needs of our culturally diverse community.   You will work to assign resources according to patient acuity and perform direct patient care activities according to the needs of the Emergency department. The role is new and will continue to evolve.

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.


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

  • 3 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, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, 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 LifeWorks Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!



  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Current Certification in BLS and demonstrated ongoing competence through annual recertification
  • Current certification in ACLS or completion within 3 months of hire
  • Current completion of Canadian Triage Acuity Scale (CTAS) course
  • Maintain an active membership with National Emergency Nurses Association (NENA)
  • Current ENC(C) Certification or completion within 1 to 2 years of assuming the role and maintain the active certification
  • Current Certificate in TNCC, or completion when course is available
  • Certification in CPI in the last two years or completion when course is available
  • Current certification in ENPC or completion when the course is available
  • Current certification in PALS required when the course is available
  • Certification in IV Therapy with demonstrated ongoing competence
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a Critical Care Setting -Emergency Department is preferred
  • Strong leadership skills and qualities with the ability to provide guidance and mentorship to staff
  • Demonstrated skill in critical thinking and problem solving
  • Demonstrated well-developed verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated competency in the skills of mediation, facilitation, negotiation, and delegation
  • 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



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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