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Posting Date: February 5, 2023

The Opportunity: Registered Nurse, Permanent

Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of a Registered Nurse in Hospice Cornwall who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of their clients in the community. A Registered
Nurse with Carefor is an integral part of the Carefor Health Team and is responsible for the provision and management of nursing care to individuals and/or families in the Hospice.

Please check out this video to get a sense of the values we want to promote and life at Hospice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yM9GrAQDKqs&t=2s

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    As a Registered Nurse Hospice Cornwall, 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 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.

  • Qualifications

    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 (CADD Pump)
    • 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 healthcare
    Flexible Language Requirement:
    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • 8-hour shift
    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Night shift

    Licence/Certification:

    • Nursing license (RN) through the CNO (required)
    • Driver’s License and Reliable Vehicle (required)

    Work Location: In-Person

  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive base salary
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Health and Dental benefits
    • Work-life balance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: $32.46-$44.63 per hour

About us:

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.

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

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application 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.

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Perley Day

Posting Date: February 5, 2024

The Opportunity: Program Assistant, Permanent

The Program Assistant works under the direct direction of the Supervisor and/or Team Leader, as well as in accordance with Carefor and Program policies, procedures and practices. The Program Assistant provides support for the program clients and their families and ensures clients well-being and safety.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    You will make an impact in the following ways:

    • Assists with the implementation of the socio-recreational adult day programs. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Set up and tear down of activities. Assist clients with and participate in social/group activities such as art, cards, billiards, board games, trivia games, etc.
    • Participate in group discussions and individual conversations with clients regarding current events, life experiences, and any other topic of specific interest to the client
    • Assists clients with daily exercise program and other physically active games
    • Assists with the organization of special planned events
    • Assists clients with personal care and mobility
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Participates in health and safety training including WHMIS and applies this knowledge in the workplace
    • Assists clients with personal care and mobility
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Participates in health and safety training including WHMIS and applies this knowledge in the workplace
  • Qualifications

    You will need to have:

    • Certificate, Diploma or Degree in one of the following: Personal Support Worker, Developmental Service Worker, Gerontology, Recreation, or Social Services Worker
    • Experience working with seniors who have Alzheimer’s or Dementia required
    • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and caring attitude towards individuals from diverse backgrounds and with special needs
    • Good Assessment skills
    • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to work independently
    • Current Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR level C Certificate
    • Completion of the Food Handler course
    • Bilingualism French/English as asset

  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Flexible schedule
    • Paid-Orientation
    • Paid professional development and training
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunities for growth
    • A collaborative, diverse and inclusive team culture

    Job Types: Casual

    Salary:  $19.67-$24.59 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Language:

    • English (required)

    Licence/Certification:

    • PSW certificate or equivalency (required)
    • Driving Licence (G2/G) (preferred)

    Work Location: In person

About us:

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.

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

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application 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.

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Posting Date: February 7, 2024

The Opportunity: Personal Support Worker, Permanent

As a Personal Support Worker, you will make an impact on the lives of others and feel valued, respected, listened to, and empowered to live up to your potential at Carefor Health and Community Services.

At Carefor we are in ongoing need of Personal Support Workers to support our clients in their homes and in retirement settings. You will be providing them with care and support so they can stay at their own homes longer and more safely.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    The Personal Support Worker is a critical role within our communities as it positively affects the lives of clients and ignites the warmth of human connection. You will be making a difference in the lives of your clients each day by providing personal care, delegated exercise programs, and activities of daily living (ADLs) as prescribed by each client’s individual care plan while collaborating with all members of the health care team to meet the needs of individuals to attain their optimal level of independence and well-being.

    You will make an impact on the lives of clients in the following ways:

    • Assist in the activities of daily living including eating, dressing, transferring, toileting, grooming, and bathing
    • Provide cognitive, social, and compassionate support
    • Document reports for clients on their plan of care and any changes in the behavior of daily routines

    To provide optimal service to our clients as a Part-Time Personal Support Worker, we require that you are capable of making a commitment to accommodate 37.5 hours bi weekly. Must be able to work on shift rotations days and evening and weekends, every second weekend.

    A standard schedule will be respected, subject to changes as required by program demand, changes in client visits and caseload. To support planning, we offer you a schedule 2 weeks in advance.

  • Qualifications
    • Certificate in Home Support Worker (Level II, III), Personal Support Worker or Developmental Service Worker program, Health Care Aide, Foreign-Trained BScN or Doctor, Paramedic Graduate, BScN Nursing Student, or second year RPN student.
    • National Academy of Careers Colleges Certificate, if applicable
    • Your ability to manage confidential information
    • Your ability to work independently
    • Your ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal
    • You can provide a Vulnerable Sector check (obtained within the previous six months)
    • You are comfortable working in various social and economic environments
    • You can provide up to date immunizations for diphtheria, tetanus, polio, rubella and hepatitis
    • You are comfortable using a smartphone to communicate with clients and Carefor office staff by phone and email
    • You are comfortable using a smartphone for screening and security applications (apps)
    • Experience with Palliative Care is considered an asset
  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive wages (in addition to the Provincial government $3/hr. wage enhancement)
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Paid 3-day orientation
    • Paid professional development and training
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Smartphone
    • All necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • 24/7 on-call Supervisors’ support
    • Opportunities for growth
    • A collaborative, diverse and inclusive team culture

    Job Types: Part Time, Permanent

    Salary:  $16.55 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Weekends as needed

    Supplemental pay types:

    • Overtime pay

    Language:

    • English (required)

    Licence/Certification:

    • PSW certificate or equivalency (required)
    • Driving Licence (G2/G) (preferred)

    Work Location: In person

About us:

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.

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

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application 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.

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Posting Date: February 5, 2024

The Opportunity: Physiotherapist Permanent

The Physiotherapist is responsible for the assessment, treatment, consultation, and counseling of clients and their families in the community by restoring movement/function and pain management; developing personalized exercise programs to develop/restore range of motion, strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance; administering chest and cardiac rehabilitation treatments; administering modalities; and prescribing/training clients to use mobility aids, adaptive devices, transfer aids, and other equipment.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    • Assess and treat clients with a wide range of acute and chronic conditions
    • Test and measure the functioning of the musculoskeletal, neurological, pulmonary, and cardiovascular systems.
    • Establish a clinical diagnosis and care plan for the treatment of physical problems
    • Document and communicate care plan according to established guidelines and standards
    • Measure the client’s/family’s progress towards goal achievement using objective measures.
    • Demonstrate evidence of consultation and negotiation with client/family during delivery of care
    • Provide client, family or support personnel with education and training to maximize physical abilities
    • Utilize adult learning principles and established teaching materials to educate clients and families
    • Identify and utilize appropriate tools and resources to deliver care and manage these responsibly.
    • Refer client/family to appropriate levels and types of care and community resources as needed
    • Promote client-directed care, self-care, and independence

  • Qualifications

    • Registration with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills and ability to work independently.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong skills in critical thinking, decision-making, and analysis
    • The ability to work collaboratively with case managers, clients, families, and other caregivers to provide service.
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license (G2 level) and use of a reliable vehicle.
    • 2–5 years Clinical practice experience preferred
    • ADP Authorizer preferred
    • Experience in community health is an asset
    • Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset

  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive base salary
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Work-life balance
    • Flexible Shifts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: $39.48-$45.34 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Expected hours: No less than 37.5 per week

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

    Licence/Certification:

    • license with your provincial regulatory body? (required)
    • drivers license, and do you possess a reliable vehicle? (required)

    Work Location: On the road

About us:

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.

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

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application 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.

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