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Organization Overview Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding career in nursing? Join the VON team and make a difference in the lives of our clients in your community by delivering exceptional care. VON nurses collaborate with community health teams to provide client-centred health care in homes, community settings and clinics. VON is Canada’s largest, national, not-for-profit home and community care organization. We’ve been offering high-quality, innovative care and supports since 1897. Come work with us - it’s a job that matters!
Req ID 4358 - C/R
Position Title Registered Practical Nurse
Employee Group Casual/Relief
On Call No
Category RPN/LPN
Program or Dept. Nursing
Salary Range $19.49-$23.15
Job Summary Registered Practical Nurses are responsible for provision and management of cost effective nursing care to individuals in the community. You will also delegate tasks to different levels of healthcare workers, participating as a full member of the healthcare team.
Responsibilities
Plan, implement and evaluate patient care. Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician. Monitor, assess, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients' conditions. Provide nursing care.
- Paediatric care
Qualifications
  • Current registration as an RPN in the province of work
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Experience working with patients
  • Knowledge of community resources is an asset
  • Excellent assessment, teaching, problem solving and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team
  • 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.

Date Posted 4/25/2013
Site Greater Niagara Location
City Niagara Region
Province Ontario [ON]
Compensation & Benefits Overview • 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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