Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses – Kew Beach Program

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Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses – Kew Beach Program

Website VHA Home Health Care

Creating opportunities for more independence; it’s what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) a not-for-profit charity—has provided since 1925.  With over 3,000 staff and service providers VHA offers home and community services that support Ontarians’ independence including: homemaking, nursing, personal support and rehabilitation services. Our caring, professional team offers spectacular care to Ontario seniors, families, adults and children living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently, in comfort and with dignity.

 

We are currently seeking:

RNs and RPNs – Kew Beach Program—500 Kingston Rd Toronto, ON M4L 1V3

Full-time, shift contract until March, 2022, possible extension; $5/hour premium 

 

Hours preferred: Commitment to 40hrs/week, 8 hours shifts per day, with alternating weekends (Saturday and Sunday)

 

Nurses will work in a 72 bed congregate care setting supporting cognitively impaired and/or mental health clients.

 

Required Skills

  • Current certificate of competency (licensure) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Nursing diploma or degree from a recognized college or university
  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Membership in your Professional Association preferred (RNAO)
  • Current registration with the CNO and First Aid/CPR
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of the community
  • Ability to integrate and apply critical thinking skills to client care
  • Physically able to provide safe and timely client care
  • Use of proper body mechanics and successful completion of the Physical Readiness Test to ensure safe work practices are followed, including mobility, transfers, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling
  • Proven ability to care for multiple clients in a fast, team based environment
  • Knowledge and experience in supporting geriatric clients

Why Work at VHA?

  • VHA has over 90 years of experience providing high quality care you can be proud of
  • A stimulating, client and family focused work environment
  • A variety of full-time and part time positions
  • We invest in our staff, offering continuous opportunities for learning
  • Competitive compensation and paid orientation
  • Eligible staff are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package
  • Pension is available to eligible staff
  • A confidential, free Employee Assistance Program is available to all staff and service providers
  • We foster a supportive, and respectful team environment

 

To Apply:  If you are interested in this opportunity, please send  your letter of interest with your resume to

www.vha.ca/careers

VHA Home HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. VHA is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. If you require an accommodation, let us know in advance.

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