The Veterans Care Program assists war service Veterans whose daily functioning and health is affected by chronic illnesses as well as physical and mental health problems, which may include dementia. You will provide quality care and work within a comprehensive interdisciplinary team to promote the health and well-being and meet the social, emotional and spiritual needs of Veterans requiring substantial assistance with activities of daily living. We support Veterans to be as independent as possible and to reach their full capability within a safe environment. Families are key partners in our care team and are supported by the team to adjust and adapt to the changing needs of their family member.
May be required to work anywhere within the subprogram.
It is understood that the hours of work reflect the current scheduling arrangements and are subject to change as determined by the Employer.
Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Proficiency and experience in pharmacology and medication administration
Valid CPR certificate
Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
Demonstrated ability to apply and document the nursing process
Ability to establish positive relationships with customers and to work as an effective team member
Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and direct others
Excellent organizational skills and problem-solving skills
Superior communication skills both written and verbal
Ability to apply effective body mechanics to meet the physical demands of the position
Proficiency in French would be an asset
Minimum one year experience working with people with progressive dementia, including those individuals with responsive behaviours
Completion of GPA course
Teaching and Research
St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing
Posting date: December 02, 2021
Submission deadline: December 08, 2021
Stacy Kearns, Human Resources
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.