Job Location(s): Waterloo, Cambridge
ParaMed/Extendicare is pleased to partner with Health Force Ontario (HFO) as an approved employer for the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) which provides a $25,000 retention bonus to eligible nurses in exchange for a 24-month, full-time commitment.
Type: permanent full-time, permanent part-time
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. ParaMed also provides all required PPE.
We currently have an opening on our Nursing team for a qualified RN. In this role you would have scheduled visits in the community to homes and facilities to look after patient needs within your scope of practice while providing 1 on 1 care. Our community Nurses play a huge part of helping patients to be comfortable in their homes. They also help to keep patients out of hospital and other facilities where they may be at risk of infection or lack of beds.
We have 4 primary care teams that our Nurses generally work within - Palliative, Clinic, General, and Pediatric.
Kitchener and surrounding area
What does “Redefining care” mean to you?
ParaMed needs team members who share our goal of redefining care in the home. Join Canada’s largest home health care company and make a real difference in the lives of people in your community. We provide quality, compassionate care directly to clients where they live because we believe that when you are in need of care, home is a more comfortable place to be!
Current registration/licensing and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with patients and families
Effective skills in critical thinking and problem solving
A personal vehicle to go from home to home in the community
ParaMed offers you:
Competitive compensation including shift premiums and on call bonus
Health and dental benefits
A ParaMed provided Mobile Device
Training and skills development
Career Advancement opportunities
A supportive and respectful workplace
Autonomy and independence
This is a Union Position: UFCW – United Food and Commercial Workers Union
Union Classification: Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN) /Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)
Salary: LHIN Funded Nursing Rates as per Collective Agreement
Location: Region of Waterloo, ON
ParaMed Home Health Care is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please speak with Human Resources, or your Recruiter.