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||Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding career in nursing? 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-centred health care in homes, community settings and clinics. VON is Canada’s largest, national, not-for-profit home and community care organization. We’ve been offering high-quality, innovative care and supports since 1897. Come work with us - it’s a job that matters!
||Licensed Practical Nurse
||Nurses who join our team receive diverse assignments and ongoing clinical education and training opportunities. We support our employees by offering a work environment that strives to reinforce work life balance. Corporate values of respect, participation, responsiveness and courage are upheld. These positions will be of interest to nurses who value client teaching, communication, autonomy and decision-making, and find community nursing challenging and rewarding.
||• Registration with CLPNNS and a graduate from an accredited school of nursing
• Some previous clinical experience, with knowledge of the community-nursing model of care
• Demonstrated competencies in observation, independent assessment and health education
• Proficient in clinical nursing skills, and ability to read and interpret technical and clinical instructions related to client care
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• A valid NS driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
• Valid CPR C / First Aid required
|Other Relevant Information
||6 month term positions, night shifts.
||Nova Scotia [NS]
|Compensation & Benefits Overview
||VON Canada offers:
Career advancement opportunities
Training and skills development
Group benefit coverage
Annual vacation and sick leave entitlement
Employee assistance program
Employee recognition programs