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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.
Req/Job ID 4167 - FT
Position Title Registered Practical Nurse - Wound Care
Employee Group Full-Time
On Call Yes
Category RPN/LPN
Program/Department Visiting Nursing
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.

This is a full-time position with our wound care team seeing clients for wound care speciality referrals.

Responsibilities include:

  • To 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;
  • 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;
  • To comply with all standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements;
  • To participate as a member of the health care team in relevant committees and working groups.
  • Current registration as a Registered Practical Nurse in the province of Ontario
  • Minimum level 4 completion from International Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and use of own vehicle is mandatory
  • Demonstrated skill in observation, independent assessment, health teaching, communication and interpersonal relationship building
  • Good oral and written communication skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Exhibit strong professionalism as a team player, and willing to commit to community nursing.
  • Ability to speak and/or understand a second language is desirable
Date Posted 3/5/2013
Site Hamilton-Wentworth Location
City Hamilton
Province Ontario [ON]
Compensation & Benefits Overview VON Canada offers:

Career advancement opportunities
Training and skills development
Flexible hours
Competitive compensation
Group benefit coverage
Pension plan
Annual vacation and sick leave entitlement
Employee assistance program
Employee recognition programs
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