Registered Practical Nurse - Carefor

Job Details

Registered Practical Nurse

Ottawa (en)
  • City City: Ottawa
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $26.21-$27.97
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 10
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 37.5
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings
  • Education Education: College


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POSITION TITLE: Registered Practical Nurse

Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of Registered Practical Nurses in the Ottawa area who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of their clients in the community. A Registered Practical Nurse with Carefor is an integral part of the Carefor Health Team and is responsible for the provision and management of nursing care to individuals and/or families in the community as well as teaching and delegating tasks to different members of the Carefor team members.

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What you will do:

As a Registered Practical Nurse in Carefor’s Visit Nursing Program, you will make a difference in the lives of your clients in the community by utilizing your excellent communication skills to obtain relevant information from your clients and their families. You will implement nursing strategies or interventions according to the established care plan in consultation with the client and/or caregiver and the health care team. You will utilize adult learning principals and teaching materials to provide guidance to clients and their caregivers. You will incorporate your research findings into your daily clinical practice while demonstrating your exceptional time management and advance planning skills that will promote client-directed care, self-care and independence.

Tools / Technologies:

  • In our fast-paced, responsive, and caring environment, we are looking for a self-starter who has the experience and ability to jump in on day one with energy and enthusiasm.
  • The following items describe important experience and competency areas you have demonstrated in your current or previous roles in order to be successful in this role:
  • You are registered in good standing with the College of Nurses in Ontario (CNO)
  • You have excellent high tech skills (with IV restart) or a passion to be trained in these skills
  • You possess a valid driver’s license and the use of a reliable vehicle
  • You have excellent documentation skills
  • You have the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary practice
  • You have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to adapt nursing to independent practice
  • You take initiative and you are passionate about caring for your clients
  • If you have the following, it would be considered an additional asset:
  • Ability to converse in both official languages (English/French)
  • Experience in palliative care
  • You have LEAP training or are willing to take part as a requirement to palliative care provision
  • Experience in community health care
  • Current skills in Foot Care

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Carefor is Eastern Ontario's largest home health care and community support services not-for-profit. Originally the Victorian Order of Nurses, for over 100 years we have been offering a wide variety of programs and services in Ottawa, Pembroke-Renfrew County and Eastern Counties including in-home healthcare, personal support services, community support programs, non-urgent transportation, retirement residences and more.