Nurses will provide professional nursing consultation services on a wide variety of nursing issues related to the care of older adult clients. You will promote programs to meet community needs, and provide exceptional nursing care to clients and caregivers in the community by applying VON Branch philosophy, policies and procedures.
Responsibilities: Provide and manage high quality and appropriate nursing care to all individuals and/or families in the community who are assigned to their care Responsible to teach and delegate tasks and functions to different levels of workers and to family members and others in accordance with the standards and scope of practice as determined by VON and the College of Registered Nurses of Ontario Comply with all standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements Participate as a member of the health care team in relevant committees and working groups
Qualifications: Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario Current CPR and First Aid certification will be requested Experience with pediatric patients with chronic conditions Demonstrated skills in observation, critical thinking, independent assessment, health teaching, communication and interpersonal relationship building Excellent assessment, teaching, problem solving and communication skills Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team Experience working in a diverse population including mental health Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced Environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Fine hand movements