Looking for more?
At VHA Home HealthCare, more is not just our commitment to clients, but to our incredible team of Health Care Professionals.
Creating opportunities for more independence; it’s what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) has offered for over 90 years. With over 2,700 health care professionals serving clients in eight Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) in the GTA, London, Ottawa and Durham. VHA’s client and family-centered, community based approach provides nursing, rehabilitation, personal support and home support services. Our caring, professional team offers spectacular care to Ontario seniors, families, adults and children living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently, in comfort and with dignity.
We are currently seeking:
RNs and RPNs—COVID-19 Vaccination Program in North Toronto & North York
Casual Contract for 6 months, March to September (possibility of extension, depending on vaccination needs in the community)
Education and training will be provided - with support in advance and on site to ensure all PPE is provided and physical distancing for those participating in the COVID-19 vaccination efforts.
Current certificate of competency (licensure) from the College of Nurses or Ontario
Nursing diploma or degree from a recognized college or university
Current BCLS certificate
Member with RNAO/RPNAO is an asset
Confident with Infection Prevention and Control practices and use of PPE
Experience in working with older adults with a commitment to cultural diversity
Previous experience with flu vaccine administration, including cold chain management, an asset
Excellent communication and relationship building skills to enable collaboration with partner organizations
Strong focus on social determinants of health and commitment to social justice and working successfully with marginalized groups
Ability to integrate and apply critical thinking skills to client care and work independently
Committed to client centred care and client centred learning—with health teaching experience
Use of proper body mechanics and successful completion of the Physical Readiness Test to ensure safe work practices are followed, including mobility, transfers, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling
Valid driver’s license and access to a car is required to travel (preferred but not mandatory)
Why Work at VHA?
VHA has over 90 years of experience providing high quality care you can be proud of
A stimulating, client and family focused work environment
We invest in our staff, offering continuous opportunities for learning
Competitive compensation and paid orientation
Eligible staff are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package
Pension is available to eligible staff
A confidential, free Employee Assistance Program is available to all staff and service providers
We foster a supportive, and respectful team environment
How to Apply
Our online application should take about 5 to 10 minutes to complete.
VHA Home HealthCare is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. If you require any accommodation in the application process, please let us know in advance.
Thank you to everyone who applies. We will review applications as they are received. We’ll only be contacting those selected for further discussion.