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Registered Practical Nurse (RPN), Visiting Nursing - Full-time

VON Canada - 326 Jobs
London, ON
In-person
Full-time
Experienced
Company Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Posted 14 days ago

Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Permanent, Full-time (1.0 FTE)
Program: Visiting Nursing
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 80
Work Schedule: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
On Call: Yes (Nights)

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
If you are a Nurse who prides yourself on empathy, adaptability, and excellent judgment and who enjoys 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 provide client-centered health care in homes, community settings, and clinics. Come work with us - it's a job that matters!
Join us in community nursing you'll get to:
  • Work to the full scope of practice
  • Make an impact in your community by supporting clients in their home
  • Use independent judgment to make decisions about your client's care
  • Support children to continue their education in school
  • Work with amazing co-workers and leaders who care about your well-being and safety
  • Have a workplace culture of comfort, connection, and belonging
  • Embrace flexibility to promote work-life balance
  • Access VON supports through learning opportunities, Employee Access Program access, wellness benefits, and workplace respect…VON cares!
Our Visiting Nurses provide care in multiple community settings and in the client's own home. They provide physical assessments, pain and symptom management, health teaching to individuals and families, palliative care, wound care, and much more.
Clinical Support is available 24/7 for all team members.
Job Summary: 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 are 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 may be required

Working conditions and physical demands: This role requires a detail-oriented approach in a dynamic environment, with physical activity including lifting, carrying (using proper techniques), bending, reaching, kneeling, and other movements that emphasize good body mechanics. Individuals in the role are required to walk, sit, stand, and climb stairs throughout the day, with some tasks requiring fine hand movements.

Come for the job, stay for the learning, and the chance to make a difference.
Other terms commonly searched for this type of opportunity: Registered Practical Nurse, RPN, nurse, RPN nurse, nursing, practical nurse, clinic nurse, and school nurse.
Competition Number: 40344
Company Website: http://von.ca
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About VON Canada

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 (HR, IT, Finance, etc.)
  • 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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