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The Opportunity: Registered Practical Nurse, Permanent Part-Time

Posting Date: March, 2024

Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of Registered Practical Nurses in the Ottawa area who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of their clients in the community. A Registered Practical 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 community, as well as teaching and delegating tasks to different members of the Carefor team members.

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:

    As a Registered Practical Nurse in Carefor’s Visit Nursing Program, you will make a difference in the lives of your clients in the community by utilizing your excellent communication skills to obtain relevant information from your clients and their families. You will implement nursing strategies or interventions according to the established care plan in consultation with the client and/or caregiver and the health care team. You will utilize adult learning principals and teaching materials to provide guidance to clients and their caregivers. You will incorporate your research findings into your daily clinical practice while demonstrating your exceptional time management and advance planning skills that will promote client-directed care, self-care and independence.

  • 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 (with IV restart) or a passion to be trained in these skills
    • You possess a valid driver’s license and 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 have excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt nursing to independent practice
    • You take initiative and you are passionate about caring for your clientsIf you have the following, it would be considered an additional asset:
    • Ability to converse in both official languages (English and 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
    • Current skills in Foot Care
  • 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: Part-time, Permanent

    Salary: $26.21-$31.01 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

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

    Licence/Certification:

    • Nursing license (RPN) through the CNO? (required)
    • Driver’s License and Reliable Vehicle? (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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The Opportunity: Registered Practical Nurse, Permanent

Posting Date: March, 2024

Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of Registered Practical Nurses in the Ottawa area who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of their clients in the community. A Registered Practical 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 community, as well as teaching and delegating tasks to different members of the Carefor team members.

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:

    As a Registered Practical Nurse in Carefor’s Visit Nursing Program, you will make a difference in the lives of your clients in the community by utilizing your excellent communication skills to obtain relevant information from your clients and their families. You will implement nursing strategies or interventions according to the established care plan in consultation with the client and/or caregiver and the health care team. You will utilize adult learning principals and teaching materials to provide guidance to clients and their caregivers. You will incorporate your research findings into your daily clinical practice while demonstrating your exceptional time management and advance planning skills that will promote client-directed care, self-care and independence.

  • 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 (with IV restart) or a passion to be trained in these skills
    • You possess a valid driver’s license and 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 have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to adapt nursing to independent practice
    • 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
    • Current skills in Foot Care
  • 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: $26.21-$31.01 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:
    • French not required

    Schedule:

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

    Licence/Certification:

    • Nursing license (RPN) through the CNO? (required)
    • Driver’s License and Reliable Vehicle? (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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The Opportunity: Nursing Supervisor, Permanent

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)
    • 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

    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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The Opportunity: Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) – Part Time (0.4 FTE or 32 hours bi-weekly)

Posting Date: June 3, 2024

Under the supervision of the Care Team Supervisor, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for the provision and management of cost effective, quality nursing care to residents of the Carefor Mackay Centre. The RPN will assume a leadership role by teaching, delegating, and providing guidance to different levels of workers within the care team. Care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management, Carefor policies and procedures, and the standards and scope of practice set by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

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:

    Under the supervision of the Care Team Supervisor, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for the provision and management of cost effective, quality nursing care to residents of the Pembroke Civic Complex. RPN will assume a leadership role by teaching, delegating, and providing guidance to different levels of workers within the care team. Care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management, Carefor policies and procedures, and the standards and scope of practice set by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

  • Qualifications
    • RPN Diploma from approved college
    • Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
    • Certificate in gerontology would be an asset.
    • Current CPR and First Aid
  • Experience
    • 3-5 years’ experience
    • Experience in a long term care or retirement facility an asset
    • Experience working with people who have dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and mental health illnesses
  • Skills
    • Observation and health assessment according to level of practice
    • Performs duties according to the RPN scope of practice
    • Health teaching facilitation
    • Leadership skills
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Develop individualized care plans and interventions as determined by the need of the resident.
    • Ability to problem solve and to adapt nursing to independent practice
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
    • Ability to work a variety of shifts within the care team schedule
    • Ability to work independently in a busy, fast paced environment and prioritize duties
    • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
  • Responsibilities
    • Provides complete, relevant assessment of the resident and describes and/or documents finding according to documentation procedures.
    • In collaboration with the Manager or designate, prepares and updates the resident profile and care plan
    • Effectively and safely administers medication according to Carefor procedures and CNO standards of practice
    • Collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure residents receive quality care
    • Identifies problems using a specified framework and in consultation with the Manager or designate and resident, selects and implements individualized strategies or interventions in order to focus care on resolving or managing the problem
    • Describes, evaluates and documents resident’s responses to care
    • Describes rationale for referrals and changes in Service Plan
    • Provides cost-effective, organized, outcome directed care on an ongoing basis
    • Identifies and utilizes tools and resources for work and manages these resources through regular monitoring of equipment etc. and reporting unusable equipment to supervisor or designate.
    • Delegates care appropriately
    • Meets with resident and family to orient them to the residence.
    • Seeks input from residents to assure that service meets expectations
    • Plans, implements, evaluates and adjusts care in accordance with customer focused expectations
    • Functions in accordance with the standards of nursing practice from the College of Nurses of Ontario
    • Functions in accordance with the Carefor policies and procedures and the strategic direction of Carefor Pembroke-Renfrew County
    • 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
  • What we have to offer you

    Union Position:               Liuna

    Anticipated Start Date: Monday, June 24, 2024

    Hours per Pay Period:    32 hours bi-weekly or 0.4 FTE

    Scale Level:                      $22.39 – $27.99

    Schedule:                          See Master below:

     Week 1 of Master

    Mon (E) Sat (E) Sun (E)

    Week 2 of Master

    Thurs (E)

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 Practical Nurse (RPN) – Part Time (0.4 FTE or 32 hours bi-weekly)

Posting Date: March 21, 2024

Under the supervision of the Care Team Supervisor, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for the provision and management of cost effective, quality nursing care to residents of the Carefor Mackay Centre. The RPN will assume a leadership role by teaching, delegating, and providing guidance to different levels of workers within the care team. Care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management, Carefor policies and procedures, and the standards and scope of practice set by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

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:

    Under the supervision of the Care Team Supervisor, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for the provision and management of cost effective, quality nursing care to residents of the Pembroke Civic Complex. RPN will assume a leadership role by teaching, delegating, and providing guidance to different levels of workers within the care team. Care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management, Carefor policies and procedures, and the standards and scope of practice set by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

  • Qualifications
    • RPN Diploma from approved college
    • Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
    • Certificate in gerontology would be an asset.
    • Current CPR and First Aid
  • Experience
    • 3-5 years’ experience
    • Experience in a long term care or retirement facility an asset
    • Experience working with people who have dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and mental health illnesses
  • Skills
    • Observation and health assessment according to level of practice
    • Performs duties according to the RPN scope of practice
    • Health teaching facilitation
    • Leadership skills
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Develop individualized care plans and interventions as determined by the need of the resident.
    • Ability to problem solve and to adapt nursing to independent practice
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
    • Ability to work a variety of shifts within the care team schedule
    • Ability to work independently in a busy, fast paced environment and prioritize duties
    • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
  • Responsibilities
    • Provides complete, relevant assessment of the resident and describes and/or documents finding according to documentation procedures.
    • In collaboration with the Manager or designate, prepares and updates the resident profile and care plan
    • Effectively and safely administers medication according to Carefor procedures and CNO standards of practice
    • Collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure residents receive quality care
    • Identifies problems using a specified framework and in consultation with the Manager or designate and resident, selects and implements individualized strategies or interventions in order to focus care on resolving or managing the problem
    • Describes, evaluates and documents resident’s responses to care
    • Describes rationale for referrals and changes in Service Plan
    • Provides cost-effective, organized, outcome directed care on an ongoing basis
    • Identifies and utilizes tools and resources for work and manages these resources through regular monitoring of equipment etc. and reporting unusable equipment to supervisor or designate.
    • Delegates care appropriately
    • Meets with resident and family to orient them to the residence.
    • Seeks input from residents to assure that service meets expectations
    • Plans, implements, evaluates and adjusts care in accordance with customer focused expectations
    • Functions in accordance with the standards of nursing practice from the College of Nurses of Ontario
    • Functions in accordance with the Carefor policies and procedures and the strategic direction of Carefor Pembroke-Renfrew County
    • 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
  • What we have to offer you

    Schedule: 

    Week 1 of Master

    Fri (Day)

    Week 2 of Master

    Tues (Day) Sat (Day) Sun (Day) 

    Union Position:               Liuna

    Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

    Hours per Pay Period:    32 hours bi-weekly or 0.4 FTE

    Scale Level:                      $22.39 to $27.99

     

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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