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Organization Overview VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization and registered charity offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by Accreditation Canada.
Position Title Registered Practical Nurse - Footcare
Employee Group Casual/Relief
Category RPN/LPN
Program or Dept. Foot Care
Job Summary The succesful candidate will become a nurse for the VON Brant site, specializing in Footcare. He/She will provide assessment, care and advice for high-risk clients, including the elderly and people with diabetes, who have particular problems looking after their feet. 
Responsibilities
Responsibilities within both in-home and foot care clinic care include:
  • Provide advanced foot care to clients 
  • Maintain accurate client clinical records
  • Communicate with Case Managers as appropriate
  • Participates as full member of the health care team
  • Provide leadership in own professional development
  • Participate in CNO Reflective Practice
  • Knowledge of VON policies and procedures
Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Registered with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Must have Advanced foot care certification
  • Recent experience working in community based health care system
  • Experience in gerontology, palliative and/or pediatric care an asset
  • Must be self-motivated, well organized and able to work independently
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Ability to provide leadership within the organization as a team player 
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and use of own vehicle is mandatory
  • Available to work flexible hours
Other Relevant Information
  • Flexible hours: area covers all of Brant-Norfolk-Haldimand region
Date Posted 9/26/2012
Site Brantford Location
City Brant-Norfolk-Haldimand
Province Ontario [ON]
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