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The Opportunity: Casual Driver (0 FTE or 0 hours bi-weekly)

Posting Date: June 13, 2024

Under the supervision of the Community Support Services Manager, the Driver operates a passenger van to transport clients safely and efficiently.  Coordinates route to ensure clients are picked up and dropped off to attend their appointments as scheduled and assists clients as necessary. Interacts and communicates effectively with clients, customers, coworkers, physicians, public, volunteers, and other organizations. The Driver also collects transportation fees as directed by management.

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. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    •  Pick up at specified location, at designated time and transport to their destination on time.
    • Guide or assist client to get in and out of the vehicle
    • Escort clients as required from door to door and if necessary ensure the appropriate person at the destination is aware of the client’s arrival.
    • Load mechanical aids, handling equipment safely and carefully to prevent damage. Ensue aids or other items are secured in the vehicle
    • Collects fees as directed by management.
    • Reports any incident or concern regarding client to manager, e.g. changes in condition, increasing frailty, confusion or forgetfulness
    • Carries out Daily Inspection and records.
    • Does not operate the vehicle if safety features on the vehicle are not operating properly e.g. brake lights, turn signals, back up signal.
    • Record on the Daily Inspection sheet and reports any mechanical deficiencies e.g. improperly operating signal lights, low tires, unusual sounds.
    • Keep interior and exterior of vehicle clean – daily removing garbage and other items; weekly thorough cleaning of interior and exterior (weather permitting).
    • May be assigned to take vehicle to the service center for maintenance.
    • May be required to carry out minor maintenance such as changing windshield wipers, air in tires.
    • Keeps the vehicle at least ¾ full of fuel at all times
    • Accurately completes records of drives, mileage, fares, and time as required by Carefor
    • Attend in-service or department meetings as scheduled
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Reports the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which he/she is aware and which may endanger him/herself or another worker
    • Reports any violations of the Health and Safety Act or the regulations, or the existence of any hazard
    • Ensures all workplace incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation, and Carefor policies and procedures for workplace injuries and incidents
  • Qualifications
    •  Secondary school education preferred
    • Must have a current valid driver’s license, Class G or higher in the province of Ontario (not graduated license)
    • No known health conditions that may impair driving safety
    • Must be at least 25 years of age for insurance purposes
    • Must have own vehicle insurance policy with $2 million coverage is preferred
  • Experience
    • Minimum 3 years driving experience with a clean driving record
    • Experience working with seniors and/or persons with disabilities is an asset.
  • Skills
    • Effective communication skills (verbal, written)
    • Knowledge of geographical area – Renfrew County and Ottawa is an asset
    • Travel to rural areas
    • Ability to take direction well, and work independently
    • Learn and use a GPS
    • Evaluate situations and use policies and procedures as guidelines
    • Ability and available to work flexible hours including shift work, days, evening, weekends
    • Adjust to changing procedures and schedules
    • Ability to move and/or lift wheelchairs, walkers or other mechanical aids on a frequent basis
    • Physically provide support to frail clients
  • Experience
    • Minimum 3 years driving experience with a clean driving record
    • Experience working with seniors and/or persons with disabilities is an asset.
  • What Can We Offer You?
    • $19.67 per hour
    • Company vehicle provided

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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The Opportunity: Part Time Personal Support Worker (0.73 FTE or 55 hours bi-weekly) Community

Posting Date: June 4, 2024

Under the supervision of the Client Services Manager, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides personal support and homemaking services to individuals. Care is provided within the framework of policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management. The PSW collaborates with members of the health care team in meeting the needs of individuals to attain an optimal level of independence and wellbeing.A PSW is responsible to work within his/her scope of practice, performing the care and activities for which they have the necessary training and for which they are competent.  The PSW is to inform the manager or designate if they require additional training with tasks.

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. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Assist or provide care according to the Client Care Plan including but not limited to personal care, lifts and transfers, activities, light housekeeping, meal preparation, etc…
    • Observe client for changes in behaviour, signs or symptoms and report to the Manager or designate.
    • Chart care given and give verbal/written report to manager or other team members on any unusual behaviour and observations made with respect to clients
    • Evaluate the individual’s need for change in the personal support care plan and make recommendations to the Manager or other team members.
    • Plans and organizes each day’s activities, setting priorities for personal support and other activities, to effectively utilize time, energy, supplies and equipment.
    • Contributes to the development of the personal support care plan by reporting to the manager, all observations or information obtained from the client or family regarding needs and the effect of the care he/she provided
    • Completes documentation/paperwork according to Carefor policies and procedures
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Reports the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which he/she is aware and which may endanger him/herself or another worker
    • Reports any violations of the Health and Safety Act or the regulations, or the existence of any hazard
    • Ensures all workplace incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation, and Carefor policies and procedures for workplace injuries and incidents
  • Qualifications
    • Secondary school education preferred
    • Personal Support Worker or Health Care Aide certificate
    • Current Standard First Aid Certificate, required
    • Current CPR level C Certificate, required
  • Experience
    • At least 1 year experience working with elderly or ill individuals in a community setting
  • Skills
    • Ability to evaluate situations and use policies and procedures as guidelines
    • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
    • Effective communication skills (verbal, written)
    • Good assessment skills
    • Awareness of community resources
    • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team
    • Ability to take direction well
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to work variety of hours, days, evening and weekends
    • Ability to bend, sit, stand, kneel for short periods of time
  • What we have to offer you

    Union Position:                           Liuna Community PSW Services

    Anticipated Start Date:              As soon as possible

    Hours per Pay Period:               0.73 FTE or 55 hours bi-weekly

    Starting rate:                               $16.55 per hour (plus  government wage top-up, shift and weekend premiums)

    Schedule:                                      See Master below

    Week 1 of Master

    Mon (8-1) Tues (8-1) Wed (8-1) Thurs (8-1)

    Week 2 of Master

    Mon (8-4) Tues (3-8:30) Wed (3-8:30) Thurs (3-8:30) Sat (1-8) Sun (1-8)

     

     

     

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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The Opportunity: Nursing Supervisor, Temporary

Posting Date: June 6, 2024

Reporting to the Manager of Allied Health Services, the Nursing Supervisor, @Home Programs, is responsible for the case management and nursing care of clients transitioning out of the hospital as part of the Carefor’s @Home bundled care programs. The Nursing Supervisor, @Home Programs is responsible for managing the wrap-around care that is coordinated and delivered to clients admitted to the program, with support from members of the care team. The Nursing Supervisor is responsible for conducting InterRAI-HC assessments, designing care plans, engaging with other members of the care team (e.g., social workers, PTs, OTs, PTA/OTA, nutritional specialists, and speech language pathologists), and delegating tasks to personal support workers assigned to deliver care. The Nursing Supervisor is also responsible for providing clinical support, identifying and following up with PSW job performance issues, participating in client case conferences, providing ongoing training and assessments, and providing feedback on performance.

As a critical resource to the @Home Program, the Nursing Supervisor will support the care team and clients in providing safe, client-centred care by modeling practice standards, defining care processes and procedures, and collaborating in the design of personal support workers’ education and training. Striving for excellence in quality client care, the position provides leadership and supports the implementation of evidence-based professional practice projects, programs, and initiatives for Carefor’s @Home Program(s).

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. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Leads the care management and home care assessment responsibilities of clients transitioning out of hospital within the @Home Program;
    • Acts as primary nurse to clients within the @Home Program in the delivery of nursing care;
    • Acts as a resource, support and mentor to the @Home Program care team, providing coaching, education, and instruction to encourage individual and operational performance objectives. Encourages and models critical clinical inquiry that cultivates evidence-informed practice;
    • Supports the performance management process with assigned staff and engages with appropriate managers regarding any performance issues which require disciplinary action;
    • Contributes to human resources management including employee relations, progressive discipline, health and safety, continuing education, performance development, recognition of staff and orientation, as required;
    • Assists the Manager in identifies areas for recruitment, anticipates and monitors staffing needs and initiates appropriate action to obtain/maintain an adequate compliment staff for the @Home program;
    • Investigates and evaluates client and staff concerns/complaints and implements appropriate resolutions, as required; and
    • Provides leadership coverage of the @Home Team as required.
    • Leads by example and promotes continuous quality improvement;
    • Understands, promotes, and communicates the value, purpose, and goals of the @Home Program;
    • Working with the Allied Health Services Manager in the evaluation and revision of @Home Program policies and procedures, based on changes in practice and requirements from funder or partner organization;
    • Ensures that the quality of client care delivery is consistent with Carefor’s mission, vision, values and strategic plan;
    • Meets the contractual terms set forth by external/funding partners and maintains communication with these partners as needed;
    • Assists with operation of the program; provision of direct client care as required;
    • Collaborate to address quality, safety and risk management issues, including the creation of professional development and performance improvement plans to address shortfalls;
    • Contribute to the improvement of client outcomes (quality of life and quality of care) based on best available evidence and efficient utilization of resources;
    • Contribute to business development initiatives, as required;
    • Support the @Home Program team through regular meetings, orientation, mentorship, consultation, and guidance with complex clinical situations. Participate on internal and external case conferences or meetings as required; and
    • Operates within as well as monitors individual, staff, and program compliance to Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, standards, and Carefor Policies & Procedures.

    Working Conditions:

    • Combined regular office environment with some flexibility of remote work.
    • A vehicle for travel within the Ottawa region to support Nursing staff working in various community settings (e.g. individual homes, retirement homes, Carefor clinics) will be required.
    • Ability to work flexible hours to support client needs, may be required.
    • Leadership On-Call rotation with evening, weekend, and statutory holiday coverage.
  • Qualifications
    • Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required.
    • Three (3) years recent experience working within the adult home health care sector with related experience to support the provision of restorative care to older adults.
    • Knowledge of the related regulatory and legislative requirements within Ontario is required.
    • Certification in clinical specialties and chronic disease management is preferred.
    • Ability to promote and facilitate evidence-based practice within a community setting with demonstrated expertise and ability to apply, teach, coach, and mentor individuals and teams.
    • Superior communication skills and ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate others while maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.
    • Demonstrated effective critical thinking, analytical, and problem-resolution skills.
    • Excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills.
    • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).
    • Experience in a unionized environment is an asset.
    • Bilingualism (French/English) 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, Temporary (One (1) year with the possibility of extension)

    Salary: $32.46 -$44.63 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • 8-hour shift
    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Licence/Certification:
    • Nursing license (RPN) through the CNO? (required)

    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: May 5, 2024

The Opportunity: Occupational Therapist, Permanent

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for holistic assessment and intervention in the area of critical life skills required for independent living. The emphasis of intervention is to assist the individuals to develop skills, restore function and independence, maintainability, and promote health and safety. Interventions may include assessment/consultation, direct treatment/rehabilitation toward client-determined goals, teaching/training of clients or their caregivers, and advocacy.

Please note that candidates may be selected with the use of interview and assessment processes.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    • Complete clinically relevant assessments of the client/family and their environment.
    • Develop a care plan with the client and family based on the assessment
    • Document and communicate care plan as well as client care activity per college standards
    • Implement strategies or interventions according to realistic client-centered outcomes
    • Document client care activity concisely and accurately, according to College guidelines and Carefor standards
    • Utilize practices supported by evidence and research to achieve realistic, client-centered outcomes
    • Use proactive preventative measures, early intervention, client/caregiver education, and self-management support to facilitate independence, community integration and aging at home
    • Play an integral role in promoting independence and facilitating the safe provision of care in the home
    • Assist with and complete applications for funding of equipment and renovations.
    • Refer clients to appropriate community resources and programs, as well other disciplines as necessary

  • Qualifications

    • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapy of Ontario
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills and able 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 Certification strongly preferred
    • Experience in community health
    • Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset

    Education:

    • Master’s Degree (required)

    Licence/Certification:

    • license with your provincial regulatory body (required)
    • drivers license, and do you possess a 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)
    • Work-life balance
    • Health and Dental benefits
    • 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

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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The Opportunity: Registered Dietitian – Temporary

Posting Date: April 11, 2024

Is responsible for the provision and management of cost-effective Dietetic 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 (CDO) for the Dietitian. Is responsible for the assessment, treatment, consultation, and counseling of clients and their families in the community by developing a Client Care Plan for each Client in accordance with the Client Service Plan and in consultation with the Client and, if applicable, the Caregiver; providing Dietetic Interventions to Clients in accordance with the Client Care Plan; handling and caring for Equipment and Supplies relating to the delivery of Dietetic Services at the Service Delivery Location; communicating with the CCAC through the maintenance of Client Records; developing a teaching plan that will enable the Client to achieve the Care Plan Goals.

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. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Schedules service providers for client visits in areas assigned by manager
    • Provides work schedules to staff that meet client needs and maximize continuity of care.
    • Keeps up to date with daily changes such as staff availability, changes in client service
    • authorizations and/or care plans
    • Ensures client and service provider information is accurate and up to date in the
    • scheduling database
    • Provides timely information, through the use of communication technology (telephone,
    • fax, e-mail, voicemail), to field staff, services providers, co-workers, Managers and
    • Supervisors, clients and customers
    • Verifies visit confirmations from field staff and processes in a timely manner to be
    • processed by the billing department
    • Verifies payroll information for field staff in a timely manner ensuring accuracy of hours,
    • mileage, stats and premiums.
    • Contacts LHIN regarding discrepancies in frequency, authorization for extra visits or not
    • seen/ not found visits, extensions to planned review dates
    • Works collaboratively as part of a team willing to assist others and mentor new staff
    • Contributes to the principles of customer-focused service and continuous quality
    • improvement
    • Functions and completes all duties in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety
    • legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies, procedures, and standards
  • Qualifications
    • Registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario
    • BSc
    • Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle that is insured for business use
    • 3 to 5 years Clinical practice experience preferred
  • You will make an impact by

    Experience:

    • Experience in community health preferred
    • Current certification in CPR (recommended)

    Skills:

    • Observation
    • Independent assessment
    • Health teaching
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal relationship building
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
    • Bilingual (English/French) preferred
  • 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, Temporary

    Salary: $40.66-$46.70 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement: French not required

    Schedule: 8-hour shift,Day shift

    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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The Opportunity: Physiotherapy Assistant- Permanent

Posting Date: February 27.2024

The Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA) provides clinical care for clients under the direction and supervision of the Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist. The PTA works to actively rehabilitate each client to achieve his/her maximum functional level through planned and supervised therapeutic programs. The PTA is responsible for monitoring the progress of clients and reporting to the physiotherapist. The PTA/OTA may perform associated functions to support service delivery such as stocking supplies or maintaining equipment. The PTA ensures the safety, comfort, and privacy of clients. As a member of a team, the PTA participates in discipline-specific and interdisciplinary activities that are directed towards a client-centered care environment and that contribute to operational efficiency, and professional and program development.

The PTA may work autonomously in a variety of settings including the community delivering services to clients and families by following the treatment plan of the Physiotherapist. Thorough knowledge of the scope of practice of a PTA and good judgment are critical in this role.

Please note that candidates may be selected with the use of interview and assessment processes.

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. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Assist physiotherapists with the provision of individual and group therapeutic exercise programs
    • Learn programs of care from the Physiotherapist and provide care to individual clients based on the frequency specified in the program of care
    • Lead a group of clients in a specified group exercise program at the frequency and time specified by the Physiotherapist
    • Monitor the client’s ability and accommodate any changes from baseline. Report back to the Physiotherapist the need to change/adjust the program.
    • Assist physiotherapists with the provision of application and removal of ice, heat and various therapeutic modalities
    • Understand and follow all directions and specifics related to the application of modalities
    • Ensure client safety at all times
    • Monitor client’s progress and report back to the Physiotherapist
    • Complete written reports as required
  • Qualifications
    • Two Year Physiotherapy Assistant Diploma from an institution recognized by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario or an undergraduate degree in human kinetics.
    • Minimum of 2 years recent related experience in adult physical medicine gained in a community, rehabilitation, or long-term care setting.
    • Skills:
    • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of rehabilitation and the rehabilitation process
    • Knowledge of anatomy, common injuries, and diseases, basic stretching and strengthening exercises
    • Possesses strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Physical ability to do job duties as assigned; demonstrated knowledge of body mechanics
    • Demonstrated client-centered attitude and commitment to client-centered care
    • Bilingual (English/French) preferred
    • Car is required
  • What We Have to Offer You

    Salary: $24.75-$27.69 per hour

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary
    • Health and dental benefits
    • Defined benefit pension program: HOOPP Pension Plan
    • Flexible schedule and work arrangements
    • Work life balance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients
    • Disability insurance
    • Extended health care
    • On-site parking
    • Paid time off

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Monday to Friday

    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, 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 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.

Apply Now

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