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Clinical Resource Nurse (CRN)

Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth
Stratford, Ontario
Based on Experience
Closing date
Jun 30, 2024

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Area of Practice
Palliative Care


The Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth provides a peaceful, comfortable home with 24-hour specialized palliative care for those at end-of-life as well as support for those in their circle.

Are you passionate about Palliative care? Join our team, for an opportunity to apply your clinical & Leadership skills within a compassionate resident centred hospice environment, that provides personal end of life care and comfort, with a mission & vision of ‘making every moment matter’.


As a member of the interprofessional collaborative team within a residential hospice setting, and reporting to the Director of Resident Care, the Clinical Resource nurse (CRN) is responsible for coordinating and implementing resources to enable the clinical care team to provide exceptional palliative care. The CRN supports the development of the clinical care team, fostering empowerment through knowledge, to achieve excellence in the delivery of evidence-based practice within the hospice.




  • Current Registration without restriction as a Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
        • Completion of Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care and Advanced Fundamentals.
        • Completion of Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE.)
        • Learning Essentials Applications to Palliative Care (LEAP) is an asset.
        • Current Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Nursing Certificate (CHPCN) an asset.
        • Safe Food Handling course an asset, or willingness to obtain at during the probationary period.
        • Current CPR training and willingness to re-certify as required. Required at employee’s expense prior to orientation.


  • Three (3) years of recent palliative care experience; experience in a hospice residence setting or a palliative unit/community assignment preferred.


  • Two Step TB Skin Test
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check


  • In collaboration with the DRC, ensures that the residents’ care needs are based on the individual residents’ goals of care, best practice guidelines, and fundamental principles of hospice palliative care.
  • Coordinates or facilitates the admission and intake of new residents, ensuring a smooth transition from their current location to hospice.
  • Tracks resident intake statistics from referral to discharge.
  • Provides leadership to clinical staff, providing the DRC with timely updates of clinical situations.
  • Conducts routine audits of resident charts and documentation.
  • Works with the DRC to manage the schedule and staffing rotation.
  • On-Call rotation.

Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible, and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview, or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume outlining their interest and experience to


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