Registered Nurse

Posted Date 1 month ago(7/15/2022 4:41 PM)
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Home and Community Care Support Services Central West
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Job Description

Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) Central West (formerly known as Central West LHIN), in close partnership with Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), is on the forefront of helping to build a modern, technologically supported health care system that will enable integrated teams of health care professionals to deliver the best possible care for improved patient outcomes. By building high-performing integrated care delivery systems that provide seamless, fully coordinated care for patients, OHTs will help to achieve better outcomes for patients across the province. As an essential component of an integrated and sustainable health care system, this includes a strong and robust Home and Community Care sector.  


More than ever, your skills and experience are needed now and into the future, which is why we want you to join us in being part of the journey. We invite you to learn more about OHTs in our area by clicking here. The future of health care in Ontario is now. Join Ontario Health’s Home and Community Care Support Services Central West team and together, we will build a healthier community for all.



Status:                 Regular Part Time (0.3)

Scheduling:        Days, evenings and weekends


PROGRAM OUTLINE:                   


The Central West H2H Palliative Monitoring Support Program is an innovative new model of care, designed to support patients in the community and those transitioning from hospital to home who may benefit from a palliative approach to care. The H2H nurses are part of a dedicated team focused on providing regular support, symptom/situation monitoring and education to patients with life-limiting prognoses and their families. Focusing primarily on patients with neurocognitive decline, the H2H nurses use their clinical expertise and a palliative approach to care to identify emerging symptoms or situations that may require escalation to other members of the care team including care coordinators, physicians or palliative nurse practitioners. H2H nurses may also support patients with direct nursing tasks such as IV therapy, short-term nursing interventions, and non-complex wound care as required by the program.


POSITION OUTLINE:                    

The REGISTERED NURSE (RN) is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient/family focused nursing  care to a community patient population. As part of the interdisciplinary health team, the RN will practice within their full scope to plan, organize and provide care to patients in accordance with the nursing philosophy and standards set  by the Home and Community Care Support Services Central West in collaboration with Home and Community Care Support Services, WOHS, and HHCC and according to the standards of nursing practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario and within the Regulated Health Professionals Act legislation.


The RN is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the Standards of Nursing Practice of the  College of Nurses of Ontario, and approved standards of care of the Home and Community Care Support Services Central West.




  • BScN preferred and minimum completion of community college diploma in nursing required
  • Ongoing annual recertification of BCLS/BLS or CPR (BCLS/BLS for Healthcare Provider or CPR Healthcare Provider level current)
  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Case Management Certificate is an asset
  • Current health care provider BCLS
  • Physical assessment course preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years acute hospital relevant experience as a Registered Nurse
  •  Working experience in an Emergency Department/Critical care and Community Nursing preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and ability to care for patients with the following:

      ·     initiation and maintenance of IV therapy

      ·     administration of medication above the drip chamber

      ·     health assessment

      ·     catheterization

      ·     normal and abnormal blood values

      ·     blood glucose monitoring

      ·     nasogastric tube

      ·     wound management skills

      ·     excellent infection control practices

  • Appropriate lifting techniques

  • Working knowledge of community resources and roles of health care professional

  • Emergency/critical care and community nursing experience an asset

  • Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices

  • Knowledge of direct care / case management models used in community health care organizations

  • Knowledge of Home and Community Care Support Services Central West priorities, policies, practices and service standards Advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills

  • Must be able to practice independently and interdependently

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Effective organizational and planning skills

  • Basic proficiency with computerized information systems

  • French language is an asset

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

  • Demonstrates commitment to the Home and Community Care Support Services Central West’s mission and values

  • Effectively maintain a constant flow of verbal and written communication with others throughout the workplace as well as outside the organization

  • Able to communicate with Patients’, their families, and other relevant individuals in order to follow through with care plan directives

  • Demonstrated awareness of cultural diversity, as well as ability to behave discreetly and sensitively to confidential issues



Home and Community Care Support Services has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees. As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination status prior to their start date.



Who We Are:


A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, Home and Community Care Support Services Central West plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Through the Patients First Act, Home and Community Care Support Services are also now responsible for the delivery of home and community care services and primary care planning, resulting in a better experience for both patients and those who care for them.


How to Apply:


If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line.


We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.


We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request.


We thank you for your application, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.


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