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CarePartners offers health professionals a great place to work and families a great place to find high quality health care. We provide personal support workers, rehabilitation services and nursing care for patients in homes, schools, retirement homes, clinics, and workplaces. Our services are available across Ontario, in both urban and rural communiti

Position:  Visiting Nurse (RN)

Region:  Kitchener-Waterloo & Area

Description:  Position Overview

As a result of our continuous growth, we have opportunities within our Waterloo Wellington branch for NEW and EXPERIENCED Nursing professionals in the Kitchener Waterloo area. You will excel with us if you are registered with the College of Nurses, have a valid driver’s license and vehicle and bring a desire to work with a supportive and collaborative team.

As an essential member of the care team, you deliver nursing care in accordance with evidence-based practices and professional practice standards. Your well-developed judgment and skills will enable you to care for complex patients that have multiple care needs including wound management, IV therapy or an oncology diagnosis. You will confidently direct patient care and manage stressful situations with poise and professionalism.

We currently have both full time and part time openings within our Palliative Nursing Team. The successful candidate must be an RN, and exhibit a passion for delivering quality care for persons with life limiting disease.

• Use of your professional assessment skills to perform a thorough holistic assessment of each patient and identify the patient's needs by utilizing information from the patient, caregiver(s), the home environment, the LHIN referral and other sources
• Function as a member of a nursing team who is accountable for the nursing care it provides
• Develop appropriate time-specific, measurable goals and outcomes in collaboration with the patient and/or caregiver(s), and in keeping with the LHIN goal for treatment
• As an organized and responsible nursing professional you will utilize our mobile technology software, patient nursing needs, patient preference, best practices and patient location to plan the day's schedule of nursing visits
• Committed to quality of care

Qualifications and Position Requirements
• Graduate of an approved Nursing program
• Current College of Nurses Certificate of Competence
• Proven computer skills, including e-mail, word processor, work scheduling systems
• Must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form and must be fluent in English
• Must have a reliable vehicle and driver’s license
• Strong medical / surgical experience is an asset
• Certification / education in Hospice Palliative Care. (i.e. Fundamentals of HPC Care, CAPCE, LEAP, deSouza oncology palliative care)

Total Compensation and Benefits
Competitive compensation, benefits package, flexible schedule, and a great team.

Specific details on compensation and benefits to be discussed at time of interview.

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  To Be Negotiated

Deadline for Application:  Friday, December 28, 2018

How to Apply:  We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
CarePartners welcomes applicants from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available throughout the hiring process upon request.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to the following:

Location:  Kitchener, ON & Waterloo, ON

Profession Type:  Activity/Recreation Coordinators

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