Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) (CAS)
in Kingston, ON

Kingston, ON
Relief / Casual
Experienced
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Competition Number: oTvdlfwG
Company Website: http://von.ca
Description
Position at VON Canada (Ontario)
Requisition Details:
Employment Status: Casual
Program Name: Foot Care Program
Work Schedule: Days
Unions/Bargaining Unit: OFHCW
On Call: No
Job Summary:
Provide advanced foot care to clients by applying the nursing process within the framework of Quality Management by adherence to the CNO guidelines and VON policies and procedures.
Responsibilities:

Provide Advanced, Basic and Diabetic foot care in Clinics and in home in the Greater Kingston and area.
Qualifications:
  • Current registration with CNO - RPN
  • Completion of the Basic & Advance Foot Care Course - Certificate
  • First Aid and CPR certificate that is current
  • Demonstrated skill in client assessment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Effective communication skills# written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to provide goal oriented care using the nursing process and applicable standards of clinical practice
  • Demonstrated ability in problem solving and decision-making
  • Ability to work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary health team approach to service delivery
  • Bilingual Proficiency in French and English is an asset in French Designated areas
  • A valid driver's permit and availability of a reliable vehicle with current insurance
  • Current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
  • A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced Environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using 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 at http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further information and contact details.
Attention Current Employees (Internal Applicants): If you are applying to a unionized position and you are a member of its bargaining unit, please be aware that this posting may remain open beyond the deadline if there are not enough applicants to fill the position(s). If the posting remains open after the initial deadline, VON may close the posting at its' discretion or a rolling deadline equivalent to the posting period specified in your Collective Agreement will be deemed, and each successive period will be treated as a separate posting for purposes of comparing seniority between candidates.
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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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