Who We Are: ParaMed Home Health Care is Canada’s leading provider of home care service. We have been providing homecare and wellness solutions since 1974 and operate across Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba and Nova Scotia. With 10,000 employees and over 75,000 clients, we are proud of the impact we bring to our communities through the delivery of high-quality care.
ParaMed is a division of Extendicare, the leading seniors care organization that also owns and operates long term care homes.
What We Offer:
In this community role, as a Registered Healthcare Professional (RN, RPN, PSW, HSW) you will have scheduled visits within the community to care for patients in various settings. You will work with patients of all ages with differing complexity of care needs and play a key role in helping patients remain comfortable in their homes for as long as possible.
Why you’ll love working here:
Autonomy, independence, and a work-life balance
Be a part of a great supportive team of fellow nurses and supervisors
Attractive scheduling including every other weekend off
Opportunity to develop long term therapeutic relationships with patients
Opportunity to practice and develop complex clinical skills
Best-in-class training and development programs, including a comprehensive clinical orientation and hands-on skills labs
Celebration and Recognition programs
Part-time and Full-time opportunities and flexible scheduling options
Comprehensive health and dental benefit plans
Company paid mobile devices
Education allowance for employees and family
Opportunities for career advancement
Employee Assistance Program
Employee perks and exclusive offers
Opportunity for sign-on bonus
ParaMed is also pleased to partner with HealthForceOntario (HFO) as an approved employer for the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) which provides a $25,000 retention bonus to eligible nurses in exchange for a 24-month, full-time commitment.
ParaMed Home Health Care accommodates the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes upon request.
What You Will Do:
ParaMed Healthcare Professionals have the clinical knowledge and specialized expertise that matches patients required level of care, to ensure their health care needs are met with every visit.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in scheduled visits in the community to look after patient needs within your scope of practice
Provide ethical and safe nursing care/personal support
Use appropriate assessment tools/techniques to assess patients’ individual needs
Execute and continuously monitor care plans and adjust as required
Engage patients using a collaborative approach by building rapport and trust
Maintain and update professional patient records related to patient encounters and plans
Who You Are: A Healthcare Professional – Registered Nurse, Registered Practical Nurse, Personal Support Worker, Home Support Worker and Nursing Student, that brings energy, empathy and enthusiasm to everything you do. Including supporting and encouraging every patient in every interaction.
Required Skills, Education, and Certifications:
Certificate in the field of practice
Registration with the CNO as a Registered Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in good standing
Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
Reliability and flexibility
Experience working with the vulnerable population
Passion for making a difference in your community
Willingness to share in on-call coverage to ensure patients are cared for during their time of need, including after hours
Preferred Skills, Education, and Certifications:
Experience in delivering community care is an asset
Willingness to travel to and from patient residences within a designated area