Registered Practical Nurse (RPN), Visiting or Shift Nursing (Full-time/Part-time)
in London, ON

London, ON
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: oL9SkfwQ
Company Website: http://von.ca
Description
Position at VON Canada (Ontario)
Are you a new graduate, retired nurse or nurse looking to enter back into the nursing field? You may qualify for the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) through Health Force Ontario. This program provides a $25,000 incentive to eligible nurses in exchange for a 24-month commitment to an eligible employer. To view eligibility requirements, click here: www.healthforceontario.ca/ccpn

Ifyou are a Nurse who prides yourself on empathy, adaptability and excellent judgement and whoenjoys working with children and/or adults, this position is the ideal fit for you!

Join the VON team and make a difference in the lives of our clients in your community by delivering exceptional care. VON nurses collaborate with community health teams to provideclient-centeredhealth care in homes, community settingsandclinics.Come work with us - it's a job that matters!
If you asked a VON nurse why they love working here, they would say:
  • I get to work to the full scope of my practice
  • I use independent judgment to make decisions for my clients
  • I get to provide home care to clients who need it
  • I get to help children continue their education in school
  • I love being out and around in my community helping people
  • Clients really appreciate the service and care that we provide them
  • I am able to ensure my client is comfortable while providing palliative care in their home
  • I get to work with amazing co-workers

OurVisiting Nurses provideclient care in the client's own home. They provide physical assessments, symptom control support, palliative care, rehabilitation therapy, wound care, education, counselling to individuals and families and much more.

OurShiftNurses provide extended hours of care toclients in their homes and children in schools, who are medically fragile and have complex needs that may require respiratory support and or palliative care nursing.
Various schedules available for Days, Evenings, Nights and/or Weekends. Clinical Support available 24/7 for all team members.
Nurses hired for the London Middlesex Elgin area may be working in St. Thomas, Strathroy, Ailsa Craig and/or Dorchester.
Job Summary:
The Registered Practical Nurse is responsible for the provision and management of client and family centered, evidence-based, efficient nursing care to individuals and families in their homes and community. The Registered Practical Nurse ensures care is provided within the framework of quality and risk management and the standards and scope of practice set by VON and the relevant provincial regulatory body. The Registered Practical Nurse is responsible for safe and appropriate teaching, assignment and delegation of tasks to different categories of workers.
What we can offer you:
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Opportunity to use your skills and expand your knowledge
  • Competitive salaries and vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) and an Employee Assistance Program
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution
  • Travel compensation
  • Smartphone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community
  • Work with an organization that is 125 years strong

What we need from you:
  • Must be Licensed as a Registered Practical Nurse in the province of practice
  • Experience in community health is an asset
  • A valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle is required
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required and a Vulnerable Sector Search and/or a Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • On-call shifts maybe required

Come for the job, stay for the learning, and the chance to make a difference.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouchusing good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Fine hand movements
VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website athttp://www.von.ca/en/accessibilityfor further information and contact details.
Other terms commonly searched for this type of opportunity: Registered Practical Nurse, RPN, nurse, RPN nurse, nursing, practical nurse, clinic nurse, school nurse.

In accordance with the Employer's policy, Mandatory Vaccination: COVID-19, it is required that all VON Canada Nova Scotia Branch, VON Canada Ontario Branch and VON Canada (National) employees, contractors, volunteers and students be fully vaccinated (subject only to legitimate established exemptions of a medical nature or where there is a valid human rights exception).
To facilitate this policy, all VON Canada employees, students, contractors and volunteers will be required to provide written attestation confirming that they are fully vaccinated and reasonable proof of vaccination status, inclusive of any government-issued documentation.

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About VON Canada

The power to change lives!

VON Canada has been leading care at home for over 125 years. Today, we are a highly-trusted non-profit organization that works with our clients, employees, volunteers and partners to provide innovative clinical, personal and social support to people who want the comfort and peace of mind of living in their own homes and communities.

Our 6,300 employees and 6,500 volunteers deliver a wide range of vital health and wellness services, helping people remain healthy and at home for as long as possible.

With the help of our funders, donors, volunteers and committed staff, we offer dozens of programs and services across Ontario and Nova Scotia that provide real hands-on help to seniors, children, youth and adults who need extra support. We help Canadians stay healthy, live well and remain active. And, together with our clients and their families, we contribute to the health and improved quality of life of Canadians in their homes and communities, where they want to be.

We employ thousands of team members in the positions of:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses
  • Support Workers (PSWs, CCAs, Home Helpers)
  • Client Service Associates/Administrative Assistants
  • Nurse Managers
  • Community Support Program Coordinators
  • Corporate Services
  • And much more!

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries and paid vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program for eligible employees
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution for eligible employees
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • SMART phone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community

Being a part of VON can open up a lifetime of opportunities through professional development, training and job growth. Come for the job, stay for the learning, the growth, and the chance to make a real difference in the lives of everyone you work with.

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