• Region: Ottawa Region
  • Categories: Nursing | Community Care
  • Type: Full-time
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Carefor is currently hiring Full-time RNs and RPNs who qualify for the Ontario Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) Initiative!


The Initiative:


The Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) is an initiative that offers nurses who hold a Certificate of Registration in good standing from the College of Nurses of Ontario a $10,000.00 incentive in return for a twelve-month commitment to practice in a Long-term Care home or Home and Community Care agency in a high-need area of Ontario.


You can learn more about eligibility criteria for this opportunity here:




Who we are:


Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.


Please visit www.carefor.ca to learn about the range of programs and services we offer to the Champlain Region.



What you will do:


As a Registered Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse in Carefor’s Visit Nursing Program, you will make a difference in the lives of your clients by completing relevant assessments and developing care plans based on those assessments with the client and their family. You will implement nursing strategies or interventions according to the care plan and perform technical nursing skills in accordance with nursing principles, scope of practice and Carefor’s policies and procedures.


You will evaluate, document and describe client/family responses to the care plan, and revise the plan as required on an ongoing basis. You will report and discuss the status of your client and their care on a regular basis with other members of the health care team to ensure the most appropriate and relevant care is being administered.


What we are looking for:

In our fast-paced, responsive, and caring environment, we are looking for a self-starter who has the experience and ability to jump in on day one with energy and enthusiasm.


The following items describe important experience and competency areas you have demonstrated in your current or previous roles in order to be successful in this role:


  • You are registered in good standing with the College of Nurses in Ontario (CNO)
  • You have excellent high tech skills (with IV restart)
  • You possess a valid driver’s license and the use of a reliable vehicle
  • You have excellent documentation skills
  • You have the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary practice
  • You use the Nursing Process toward holistic case management care
  • You have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to adapt nursing to independent practice
  • You use your knowledge, skill, and judgement to support your clients and team members in the continuum of care
  • You take initiative and you are passionate about caring for your clients


If you have the following, it would be considered an additional asset:


  • Ability to converse in both official languages (English/French)
  • Experience in palliative care
  • You have LEAP training or are willing to take part as a requirement to palliative care provision
  • Experience in community health care


What we offer full time staff:

  • Full Benefit Package (Extended Health and Dental)
  • Defined Benefit Pension plan
  • Paid continuing education, training and professional development
  • Paid orientation
  • Education bursaries
  • Supportive work environment
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick time
  • Guarantee of 37.5 hours/week

Our Nurses in the community are paid for their travel time as well as kilometers during travel between clients. We offer an orientation for our nurses for up to four weeks with ongoing educational opportunities.


To Apply:


Please complete the Expression of Interest Form indicating your interest to be considered for the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN).




We will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.


Carefor values equity, diversity and inclusion in all its forms and recruits qualified individuals at all occupational levels that reflect the diversity of our clients and our community. We are committed to providing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and a work environment that supports our diverse workforce. If you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process, please let your TA Coordinator know or contact us in confidence at jobs@carefor.ca providing notice in advance. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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