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Organization Overview If you, or someone in your family, were recovering from an illness and needed home care, who would you trust? Most Canadians from coast to coast would say VON. The reason: at VON Canada (Victorian Order of Nurses), we believe in treating the whole person, not just their ailment. VON offers more than 75 different home care, personal support, and community services to enhance each client’s quality of life by providing them with the personal assistance and support needed to make them comfortable in their own home. We’ve been doing so for more than 110 years.
Req ID 4380 - ME - RPT
Position Title Registered Practical Nurse - Paediatric
Employee Group Regular PT
Hours Per Week 22.5
Program or Dept. Advanced Care Program
Job Summary
The successful applicant is responsible for the provision and management of cost-effective nursing care to individuals and/or families in the community when the client’s condition is common enough that the outcome is predictable and can be implemented with pre-set care plans that include a limited range of interventions. The successful candidate will also be responsible for teaching and delegating tasks to different levels of workers.
 
Care is provided within the framework of quality management and the standards and scope of practice set by VON and the College of Nurses in Ontario.
 
The successful candidate must have the availability to work evening and overnight shifts.
Responsibilities
  • 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
  • Provide clinical leadership within district
  • Provide complex care nursing evenings/overnights
Qualifications
  • Registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification will be requested
  • Experience working with pediatric and/or palliative clients is mandatory
  • Trach experience required
  • Knowledge of community resources an asset
  • Excellent assessment, teaching, problem solving and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt nursing practice to operating independently in a variety of situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team
  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Current criminal background check will be requested
 
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced Environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Fine hand movements.
City London & Middlesex-Elgin
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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