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Registered Practical Nurse

Kitchener, ON, Canada
April 28, 2021

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Career Objective Registered Practical Nurse


20years as an RPN working in various areas in hospital, community and long term care setting

Medication administration, including po, ng tube, g tube, IM and SC injections and saline lock flush

Wound care management, includes VAC therapy, sutures and staple removal for incision and drains

Operate, test and read Glucometer for BG monitoring and administering insulin accordingly

Reading and obtaining lab work and administer medications accordingly

EKG testing, catherization and IV management

Care and removal of NG tube

Chest tube and ostomy care and maintenance

O2 therapy, tracheotomy care and suctioning

Good work ethics, dedicated and hard working, team player with effective time management skills

Create and maintain Therapeutic Nurse-Client Relationship with clients and families

Working collaboratively with all disciplines and communicating with physician re changes in patients condition using SBAR tool and obtaining orders

Excellent verbal and written skills, computer documentation

Monitoring seizure activities and general status in children and adults and administering rescue medications as required

Code white and GPA trained

Work History

RPN Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario, 199*-****-****-Present

K-W and Freeport site, obtained valuable work experience in various departments i.e. Obstetrics, Rehabilitation, LTC, Medicine, constant care with formed patients, Neuro Behavioural and Geriatric Assessment Unit

RPN Revera Living, Kitchener, Ontario, 2011-2012

Presently working with kidsability, closely following seizure protocol for two children with Dravet syndrome and administering rescue medications as required

LPN Interior Health, Kamloops, British Columbia, 2007-2010

Full scope; Worked in Rehabilitation, ICU, Medicine, LTC and Respite


RPN Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, Ontario, 1998-2002

Post surgical experience. Received patients from PACU, Head to Toe assessment completed and care plan initiated. Worked closely with other disciplines to help patients reach optimal level to prepare for discharge

RPN St Lukes Place, Cambridge, Ontario 1988-1995

Medication administration, wound care management, doctor’s rounds, participated in family conference, obtained, transcribed and processed doctor’s orders, transferred residents to hospital as required


Practical Upgraded to RPN diploma at Conestoga College, 2011-2012



Youth Lutherwood-CODA, Kitchener, Ontario

Entrepreneur 2002-2003


Basic and Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario, 1993-1994


Foot care

RPN Program Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario, 1991

Certifications and Memberships

1991-present College of Nurses of Ontario

1991- Present CPR-Heart and Stroke Foundation

2020 Smart Serve

To Whom It May Concern:

I am currently seeking employment opportunities as a Registered Practical Nurse.

My experiences over the years have made me a well rounded individual with the ability to work in both individual and group settings. I have not only proven that I am a quick learner but being in a hospital setting have also allowed me to adapt very well to a fast paced environments where decisions have to be made quickly but with a thorough thought process to ensure diligence and accuracy.

Please find attached my resume. Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.


Haleema Ching'anda

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