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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 the Accreditation Canada.
Position Title Registered Nurse - Compressed Work Weekend
Employee Group Regular PT
Hours Per Week 25
Category RN
Program or Dept. Nursing
Salary Range ONA Rates
Job Summary

You will provide safe, client-centred health care in the community using the nursing process, scope and standards of clinical practice established by VON and the College of Nurses of Ontario and principles of quality management. You have the opportunity to contribute to VON's responsibility for developing programs to meet community health needs.

 

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:
 
  • Provide and manage high quality, appropriate and cost effective nursing care to all individuals and/or families in the community who are assigned to their care
  • Responsible to teach and delegate tasks and functions to different levels of workers and to family members and others in accordance with the standards and scope of practice as determined by VON and the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Comply with all standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements
  • Participate as a member of the health care team in relevant committees and working groups
Qualifications
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario
  • Demonstrated skill in observation, independent assessment, health teaching, communication and interpersonal relationship building
  • Good oral and written communication skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Ability to speak and/or understand a second language is desirable
  • Previous experience within a community care setting is preferred
  • Advanced preparation, certification or skill training is preferred
Other Relevant Information

Required schedule: working every weekend, 10 hours worked but paid for 12.5 hours

Date Added 11/7/2012
Date Posted 11/7/2012
Site Toronto Location
City Toronto - York
Province Ontario [ON]
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