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VISITING RNs - Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN)

Employer
VHA Home Healthcare
Location
Toronto (City), Ontario
Salary
TBD
Closing date
Aug 2, 2022

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Discipline
Nursing Student, Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Home Care
Area of Practice
Community Care
Hours
Full-time
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Job Details

COMPANY: VHA Home HealthCare

LOCATION: Toronto, ON, Greater Toronto Areas 

TYPE: Full-Time 

DESCRIPTION:

You’re needed. Like never before!

We are currently seeking:

Full-time, Visiting Registered Nurses (RNs) for VHA Home HealthCare through the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN). A qualifying candidate must not be employed as a nurse in Ontario in the six months prior to being hired. The CCPN program provides $25,000 in grant funding to eligible nurses in exchange for a (2) two-year commitment to an eligible employer. 

Why Work at VHA?

  • A stimulating, client, and family-focused work environment
  • We invest in our staff, offering continuous opportunities for learning
  • Competitive compensation and paid orientation
  • Top-up premiums, mileage, and street parking reimbursement for selected programs
  • Comprehensive benefits package is available to eligible staff
  • Pension Plan is available to eligible staff
  • A confidential, free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to all staff and service providers
  • We foster a supportive, and respectful team environment
  • VHA has over 90 years of experience providing high-quality care you can be proud of!

To be eligible for the CCPN, a nurse must:

  • Hold a Certificate of Registration in good standing from the College of Nurses of Ontario;
  • Not have been employed as a nurse in Ontario in the six months prior to being hired;
  • Begin employment no later than March 31, 2024.
  • Commit to (2) two years of employment at a full-time work schedule offered by the employer; and
  • Not simultaneously receive funds from the Ministry of Health for the Tuition Support Program for Nurses.

Qualifications for this position:

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a car is mandatory 
  • Nursing diploma or degree from a recognized college or university
  • Current BCLS certificate
  • Membership with RNAO is an asset
  • 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
  • Able to recognize safety issues, follow safe work practices, advocate for client care and safety concerns
  • Ability to practice nursing in accordance with client/family-centered care principles in establishing authentic/empathetic professional relationships with clients and families, understanding and documenting client/family preferences and goals, advocating for clients/families
  • Ability to collaborate with other members of the health care team to access required services and to ensure smooth transitions
  • Demonstrated ability to use knowledge-transfer techniques to support practice delegation.
  • Demonstrated commitment to modelling lifelong learning and professional growth
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:

To protect the health and safety of our employees, clients, and their families and in the interest to follow strong public health measures, it is a requirement of employment at VHA Home Healthcare to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  A fully vaccinated person means you have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine series approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization, at least 14 days prior to your start date and you will need to provide proof by submitting a copy of your Ministry of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Administration Receipts or government vaccination passport.  VHA Home HealthCare will consider cases needing accommodation as stipulated by the Ontario Human Rights Code.  In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a request for accommodation with an explanation of the ground and/or any supporting documentation to assist in the determination of exemption from this condition.  At VHA Home HealthCare, we care about each other as much as our clients.

Founded in 1925, VHA is a not-for-profit, charitable organization made up of over 3,000 diverse professionals - nurses, personal support workers, rehab therapists, home support workers, and more. Together we provide high-quality care with a great heart to vulnerable populations in the communities we serve. In every role and at every level, we lead with purpose, build bonds that matter, and we’re passionate about providing spectacular care.

How to Apply: 

Please submit your resume through RNAO. 

Our online application should take about 5 minutes to complete.

VHA Home HealthCare is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. If you require any accommodation in the application process, please let us know in advance.

Thank you to everyone who applies!

We will review applications as they are received. We’ll only be contacting those selected for further discussion.

Company

Creating opportunities for more independence; it’s what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) has offered for over 90 years. With over 2,700 health care professionals serving clients in seven Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) in the GTA, London, Ottawa and Durham. VHA’s Client & Family Centered Care community based approach provides nursing, rehabilitation, personal support and home support 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.   

 

Find Us
Telephone
416-489-2500 Ext.1136
Location
30 Soudan Ave. Suite 500
Toronto
Ontario
M4S 1V6
CA
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