Registered Nurse (RN), Visiting Nursing - Full-time

by VON Canada

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 26, 2024
VON Canada

Job Description


Registered Nurse (RN), Visiting Nursing - Full-time
 

Description

Position at VON Canada (Ontario)

Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Regular, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Program: Visiting Nursing
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Work Schedule: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends 
On Call: Yes 

Are you a new graduate, retired nurse or nurse looking to enter back into the nursing field? You may qualify for the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) through Health Force Ontario. This program provides a $25,000 incentive to eligible nurses in exchange for a 24-month commitment to an eligible employer. To view eligibility requirements, click here:  www.healthforceontario.ca/ccpn
If you are a Nurse who prides yourself on empathy, adaptability, and excellent judgment and who enjoys working with children and/or adults, this position is the ideal fit for you!
Join the VON team and make a difference in the lives of our clients in your community by delivering exceptional care. VON nurses collaborate with community health teams to provide client-centred health care in homes, community settings, and clinics. Come work with us - it’s a job that matters!

Join us in community nursing you’ll get to:
  • Work to the full scope of practice
  • Make an impact in your community by supporting clients in their home
  • Use independent judgment to make decisions about your client’s care
  • Support children to continue their education in school
  • Work with amazing co-workers and leaders who care about your well-being and safety
  • Have a workplace culture of comfort, connection, and belonging
  • Embrace flexibility to promote work-life balance
  • Access VON supports through learning opportunities, Employee Access Program access, wellness benefits, and workplace respect…VON cares!
Our Visiting Nurses provide care in multiple community settings and in the client’s own home. They provide physical assessments, pain and symptom management, health teaching to individuals and families, palliative care, wound care, and much more. 

Clinical Support is available 24/7 for all team members.
Job Summary:
The Registered Nurse ensures care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management and the standards and scope of practice set by VON, the relevant provincial regulatory body, and Community Health Nurses of Canada. The Registered Nurse is responsible for safe and appropriate teaching, assignment, and delegation of tasks to different categories of workers.
What we can offer you:
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Opportunity to use your skills and expand your knowledge
  • Competitive salaries and vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) and an Employee Assistance Program
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution
  • Travel compensation
  • Smartphone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community
  • Work with an organization that is 125 years strong
What we need from you:
  • Must be Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the province of practice
  • Canadian Nurses Association certification in Community Health Nursing as asset
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are required
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required and a Vulnerable Sector Search and/or a Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • For positions requiring expertise in a specific field of clinical practice, additional degrees or certificates may be required
  • Clinical practice experience is an asset
  • Experience in community health is an asset
  • The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required
Come for the job, stay for the learning, and the chance to make a difference. 
 
Working conditions and physical demands: This role requires a detail-oriented approach in a dynamic environment, with physical activity including lifting, carrying (using proper techniques), bending, reaching, kneeling, and other movements that emphasize good body mechanics. Individuals in the role are required to walk, sit, stand, and climb stairs throughout the day, with some tasks requiring fine hand movements.


Other terms commonly searched for this type of opportunity: Registered Nurse, RN, nurse, nursing, practical nurse, clinic nurse, RN nurse, school nurse.

VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at https://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further details.

VON Canada is committed to embracing and celebrating equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) as fundamental to living out our values of Respect, Compassion, and Excellence in all that we do.


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