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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 Registered Nurse (Palliative Care)
Employee Group Occasional PT
On Call Yes
Job Summary
VON is seeking a caring and compassionate nurse to give end of life care to clients in a hospice setting. 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.
 
Nursing services need to be available for night shifts depending on client needs.
Responsibilities
  • Personal care, medication administration including subcuataneous injections
  • 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 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
  • College of Nurses of Ontario Registration
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and use of own vehicle is mandatory
  • Palliative experience required
  • Must be self-motivated, well organized and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to learn new skills is a definite asset
  • Committment to work nights, 12 hour shifts and weekends
Date Posted 10/11/2012
Site Hastings-Northumberland-PE Location
City Madoc
Province Ontario [ON]
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