Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) - Extendicare/ParaMed

Job Details

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 10
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 40
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings, Weekends, Shift
  • Education Education: College

In this community nursing role, you as a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) will have scheduled visits within the community to care for patients in various settings with the support of RNs for more complex patients. 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. If you are looking for a career that offers you autonomy, independence and a work-life balance, this position is for you! 

Why you’ll love working here: 

  • 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
  • Mileage compensation
  • Education allowance for employees and family
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee perks and exclusive offers

What you’ll do: 

  • Participate in scheduled visits in the community to look after patient needs within your scope of practice
  • Provide ethical and safe nursing care
  • 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 plan

What you bring:

  • Registration with the CNO as a Registered Practical Nurse in good standing
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required
  • Experience in delivering community care is an asset
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel to and from patient residences within a designated area
  • 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

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, and retirement homes.  

ParaMed recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our patients and team members from Covid-19. A condition of employment with ParaMed is that all new hires receive all required doses of a Covid 19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed hiring process. 

Perks & Benefits

  • Retirement savings plans
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Dental care insurance coverage
  • Vision care insurance coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Performance bonuses
  • Retirement benefit plans
  • Medical, prescription, dental, and vision plans
  • Short term disability insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Excellent insurance coverage
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Matching retirement contributions
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Great benefits
  • Terrific benefits
  • Competitive wages
  • Bonus program
  • Death benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement or payment for seminars and classes
  • Educational assistance
  • Career planning and development
  • Scholarships for children of employees
  • On the job training
  • Training opportunities
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Professional development
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Wellness programs
  • Mental health days
  • Employee wellness discounts
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Awards or gift certificates
  • Theme days such as Halloween costume days and holiday cookie exchange days
  • Birthday card or note from executive
  • Service recognition program
  • Mobile phone reimbursement
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Commute allowance
  • Free drinks such as pop, coffee, tea, juice, and espresso
  • Standing desks
  • Lounge / nap areas
  • Ergonomic chairs
  • Company swag
  • Free coffee
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Flexible work hours
  • 5 Day work weeks
  • Terrific work environment
  • Flexible work environment
  • Childcare benefits
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Canada’s Leading Home Health Care Services Provider for over 40 years.Since 1974 ParaMed Home Health Care has been caring for people in their homes, offering a full range of home health care services including personal care, homemaking, therapy and nursing services. But beyond the medical and personal support, ParaMed offers more to our clients by not just considering their condition but their character.Our ability to successfully match caregivers with clients has allowed us to grow into the largest home care team in Canada. With over 10,000 staff members and 75,000 clients, we ensure your family members receive a familiar face and dignified care.