• Region: Ottawa Region
  • Categories: Nursing
  • Type: Full-time
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About Carefor:

Carefor Health & Community Services is a local not-for-profit charity that provides home healthcare and community support services across Eastern Ontario. Whether in the home, in the community, at care facilities or one of our clinics, our 1,500 staff are part of the circle of care that is tailored to patient and client needs.

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse  (RN) is responsible for the provision and management of cost effective nursing care to individuals and/or families in the community. Care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management and the standards and scope of practice set by Carefor and the provincial regulatory body (Ontario College of Nurses). The RN is responsible to teach and delegate tasks to different levels of workers.


Primary Responsibilities include:

Provides complete, relevant assessment of the client utilizing pre-set procedures
·         Develops a care plan with the client and family based on the nursing assessment; incorporating discharge planning

·         Implements nursing strategies or interventions according to the established care plan

·         Performs technical nursing skills at a safe level in accordance with nursing principles and Carefor’s policies and procedures

·         Describes, evaluates and documents client/family responses to care plan utilizing established procedures and

the achievement of realistic client-centered outcomes, and revises the plan as required

Describes and documents nursing processes clearly, concisely, accurately and appropriately, according to Carefor documentation standards
Demonstrates respect for client’s choices and decisions
Utilizes adult learning principals and established teaching materials to provide health teaching to clients and families               
Reports and discusses client's status on a regular basis with other members of the health care team
Acting as a wound champion to manage wounds based on best practice

Qualifications include:

Registration with the College of Nurses in Ontario
Certification in NSWOCC or in the process of obtaining
Palliative experience preferred  
LEAP training or willing to take as a requirement to palliative care provision
Experience in community health care preferred
Excellent documentation skills
Ability to problem solve and to adapt nursing to independent practice
Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary practice
·         Possession of a valid driver’s license, (G2 level)

·         Use of a reliable vehicle that is insured for business use required

Bilingualism (French/English) an asset

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please contact us in confidence at HR@Carefor.ca and provide notice in advance if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.


Carefor welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please advise the Recruiter.

Please apply by filling out the form below or faxing your cover letter and resume to (613) 749-4002 indicating on your cover letter or resume the position for which you are applying and the Reference Number.
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