Looking for more?
At VHA Home HealthCare, more is not just our commitment to clients, but to our incredible team of staff.
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 seven Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs), 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:
Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) for our Adult Visiting Program in Durham –(both full-time and part-time positions for day shifts and evenings) *Ideal for candidates living in durham, whitby, ajax and oshawa
Get more out of your nursing career with:
Real results in the real world. You’ll foster one-on-one relationships with clients to help them achieve more independence over their care and life.
An organizational culture that drives more outstanding home care through preceptor training, mentorship programs, 24/7 on-call nursing support, competitive wages and monthly team meeting to connect with colleagues.
A job that inspires you to uncover more talent and innovation. You’ll be backed by a supportive leadership team that not only encourages you to creatively problem-solve but empowers you to deliver spectacular care.
If you’re looking for more in a career, flexible hours, growth opportunities, competitive benefits and compensation and meaningful relationships with clients and staff, then you belong at VHA!
Key Skills, Experience and Behaviours Required for this Position:
Current certificate of competency (licensure) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Current BCLS certificate (RN); diploma (RPN)
Membership with your professional association preferred (RNAO/RPNAO)
Membership with RNAO an asset
Strong clinical practices with ability to champion evidence-based best practices – particularly in pain and symptom management and end-of-life care
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and problem-solve complex clinical situations and psycho-social circumstances in providing or managing the care of palliative clients’ across the continuum of end-of-life care
Ability to recognize, assess and treat end-of-life care emergencies and psycho-social distress
Able to recognize safety issues, follow safe work practices, advocate for client care and safety concerns
Ability to practice nursing in accordance with client/family-centered care principles in establishing authentic/empathetic professional relationships with clients and families, understanding and documenting client/family preferences and goals, advocating for clients/families
Ability to collaborate with other members of the health care team to access required services and to ensure smooth transitions
Demonstrated ability to use knowledge-transfer techniques to support practice delegation.
Demonstrated commitment to modelling lifelong learning and professional growth
Valid driver’s license and use of a car on the job (required for those working in the Durham Region)
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.