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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 RPN Team Lead
Employee Group Full-Time
Program/Department Home Support Program
Job Summary
 The RPN team Lead is responsible for the provision and supervision of cost effective Home Care to individuals and/or families in the community. Care is provided within the framework of quality and risk management and the standards and scope of practice set by VON and the CNO. The RPN Team Lead is responsible for building high client satisfaction outcomes and coaching and supporting an effective service delivery team by providing education, leadership and support to team members to meet CCAC contract standards of care.


  • Meets with individual team members to build education and learning plans and gives input to annual PDP
  • Provides complete, relevant assessment of the client/family and their environment utilizing established procedures
  • In collaboration with the service delivery team, contributes to the delivery of the client’s care plan
  • Supervises the work of the team according to planning guidelines and geographical boundaries
  • Works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and acts as a clinical resource and mentor for other care providers, staff and students
  • Meets with individual team members to build education and learning plans and gives input to annual PDP.
  • Acts as a role model to the team by demonstrating professionalism and building exceptional client experience in all interactions
  • Ensures optimal care to clients by maintaining confidentiality and acting in an ethical and professional manner, in accordance with the professional code of ethics.
  • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and VON policies and procedures
  • Certificate of Competence/License as a Registered Practical Nurse in the Province where service is delivered
  • Minimum of 3 years RPN Clinical experience
  • Hands on personal care experience in community health
  • Team Lead or supervisory experienced
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Strong observation and assessment skills
  • Health teaching and facilitation experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal relationship building
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt nursing/unregulated service provider interventions as appropriate
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Coaching, mentoring and conflict resolution skills
Other Relevant Information
  • Candidate must have a valid drivers licence and reliable transportation
  • Candidate must be willing to work flexible hours
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Criminal record check will be required
Date Posted 11/19/2012
Deadline Date 11/26/2012
City Trenton
Province Ontario [ON]
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