RNs and RPNs – UHN Integrated Care Program

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

VHA Home HealthCare

VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) is one of the largest not-for-profit home care providers in Ontario. Our team is made up of close to 3,000 caring and committed professionals who love what they do. Our providers tell us: “Home care is where I can truly make a difference. There is such a sense of accomplishment from helping people live independently at home.” Our teams work together to provide high quality, client-centred care to those who need it most in their homes, schools, retirement homes and other community settings.

Many of our team members manage their own schedules in the community and they say, “The freedom and flexibility can’t be beat.” Providers form meaningful bonds with the clients and families they serve over time and are supported by a diverse regional team and beneficial home office programs. Team members tell us “I love the inclusive culture. I feel welcome and at home.” View more about working as a VHA nurse and creating bonds that matter.Job Position: Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs)Type: Visiting NurseProgram: UHN Integrated Care ProgramStatus: Full Time or Part-Time roleRegion: Toronto CentralAbout the Program:The program serves clients across diverse specialty populations, necessitating the provision of intricate care and specialized nursing skills within the comfort of their homes. Specifically designed to cater to individuals discharged from UHN hospitals, nurses in the program deliver personalized nursing care tailored to the unique needs of each client.Currently, we are hiring for the Toronto Central region only.

Nurses will operate in 8-hour shifts, incorporating bi-weekly weekend rotations. Please note that this is a visiting nurse opportunity and regular travel, and driving are integral components of the position.About the Role:UHN visiting nurses are mandated to acquire and maintain a proficiency in specialized clinical skills essential for catering to the diverse and complex needs of clients from UHN. These skills encompass a range of clinical procedures, including but not limited to pneumostat care, atrium dry seal care, T-tube care, IV Lasix administration, and other specialized medical interventions. In addition, other comprehensive suites of services include wound care, intravenous (IV) therapy, administering injections, and the removal of PICC lines and chemo.

This multifaceted skill set underscores the nurses’ capability to deliver a high standard of care encompassing various medical needs within the home care context.Required Qualifications:Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).Membership of your Professional Association preferred (RNAO/WeRPN).RN diploma/degree or RPN diploma from a recognized university or college.Hold a valid First Aid or CPR Certification.A moderate level of wound care or venipuncture knowledge and experience is an asset.Acute Care and Medical-Surgical nursing experience is an asset.Knowledge of community nursing is an asset.Demonstrate effective communication (written and verbal) and documentation skills.Demonstrate reliable attendance, punctuality, and availability for the role.Commitment to modeling lifelong learning and professional growth and can apply critical thinking skills to provide client care.Successful completion of the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) to ensure safe work practices are followed (transfers, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling).A valid Ontario driver’s license (G License)What makes VHA’s compensation unique?VHA is a leading learning organization so we can provide you with comprehensive orientation and training at the start and throughout your careerMentorship and peer supportCareer development opportunitiesBenefits and pension plan for permanent eligible employeesCompensation for education and professional development (Worksmart Program)Employee and family assistance program (EAP Provider, Inkblot)Wellness resourcesMany Perks & discounts (Perkopolis)Staff & service provider eventsAccommodation and VHA’s commitment to DEI:At VHA Home HealthCare (VHA), we passionately strive to uphold our commitments to being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We champion inclusion and diversity in all parts of our organization and are strong believers that a diverse workforce is key to the ongoing and future success of VHA. We aim to review all applicants with fair and unbiased recruitment practices where opportunities are presented based on merits, skills, and experience. VHA is committed to providing reasonable accommodation and our services are accessible and sensitive to the needs of diverse groups.

If you require any accommodation, please let us know in advance as we are happy to comply.VHA is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada; an RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization designate; and a founding member agency of United Way Greater Toronto.How to Apply?Our online application should take about 5 to 10 minutes to complete.VHA is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada; an RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization designate; and a founding member agency of United Way Greater Toronto.Thank you to everyone who applies. We will review applications as they are received. We’ll only be contacting those selected for further discussion.In every role and at every level, we lead with purpose, build bonds that matter, and we’re passionate about providing spectacular care.

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