Employment Status: Casual
Program Name: Foot Care
Work Schedule: Days
Union/Bargaining Unit: OFHCW
On Call: No
The successful applicant will provide safe, client-centered health care in the community using the nursing process, scope and standards of clinical practice established by VON and the College of Nurses of Ontario and principles of quality management. They will have the opportunity to contribute to VON’s responsibility for developing programs to meet community health needs.
Provide and manage high quality, appropriate and cost effective nursing care to all individuals and/or families in the community who are assigned to their care
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 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
Registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Completion of Basic Foot Care Course is required, Advance Foot Care Course is an asset
Current CPR and First Aid certification will be requested
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
A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
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.
VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further information and contact details.
Attention Current Employees (Internal Applicants): If you are applying to a unionized position and you are a member of its bargaining unit, please be aware that this posting may remain open beyond the deadline if there are not enough applicants to fill the position(s). If the posting remains open after the initial deadline, VON may close the posting at its’ discretion or a rolling deadline equivalent to the posting period specified in your Collective Agreement will be deemed, and each successive period will be treated as a separate posting for purposes of comparing seniority between candidates.