RPN – Kew Beach Retirement Residence

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.We are seeking Registered Practical NursesKew Beach Retirement Residence ProgramPart-Time Roles for Weekend Shifts – Saturday and SundayAbout the program:The Kew Beach Retirement Residence is located at 500 Kingston Road, Toronto, ON. This program started in 2020 and we work in close partnership with Michael Garron Hospital.

This program is a transitional unit for clients who have recovered from the hospital and are working towards transitioning back home or to a Long-Term Care Facility. Nurses will work either an 8 or 12-hour shift, weekly or bi-weekly weekend shifts as required by the program. This is a shift nurse opportunity, and no traveling is required.There is a $5 top-up premium for every hour.About the role:All KBU nurses provide an Alternate Level of Care (ALC) for clients. Charge Nurses (RNs) will assist in admission, discharge, medication administration, and communication with the resident’s family and doctor.

Our RPNs will support 8-12 clients. Nurses will work closely with Michael Garron Hospital healthcare staff, doctors, and physician assistants to ensure a smooth admission and discharge.Required Qualifications:Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).Membership of your Professional Association preferred (WeRPN).RN diploma/degree or RPN diploma from a recognized university or college.Hold a valid First Aid or CPR Certification.Knowledge and experience in supporting geriatric clients is an asset.Charge Nurse and any leadership experience 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).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 DEIAt 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.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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