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It’s March for Meals time! Your donation will help provide isolated and vulnerable seniors across Eastern Counties access to a nutritious meal delivered to their door. But Meal Delivery is more than just ensuring nutrition; it’s also about making sure someone is doing okay.

Across Eastern Counties, there are seniors who are living alone. They’re lonely and not getting the nutrition they need to stay healthy. The consequences of both of these can mean declined health and losing the ability to stay in their homes.

Your donation helps change this. You’ll be helping put a meal on a table and smile on a face. A $20 donation, means three meals. A $100 donation means fifteen times, the gift of nutrition and friendship is coming into someone’s life thanks to you.

Please give today.

Hike for Hospice for Carefor Hospice Cornwall is back for another year! This annual walk is a major event in our calendar to help us raise essential funds for our hospice so we can continue to provide end-of-life care for our clients and their families.

Your participation and support mean everything, so we hope you’ll either lace up your walking shoes or support someone who is.

This year’s Hike will take place on Sunday, May 5th at Carefor Hospice Cornwall at 1507 Second St W in Cornwall.  Registration opens at 12:30 PM, and the Hike starts at 1:00PM, with a BBQ to follow.

A 2024 Hike Pledge Form is available here, or if you’d like to do it virtually, you can sign up here.

We hope to see you out for a great day of love and community!

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@carefor.ca

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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