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Company: VON Canada
Location: Chatham-Kent, ON, Canada
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Description Position at Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada Ontario Branch

Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Permanent, Part Time (0.6 FTE)
Program Name: eShift
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 45
Work Schedule: Evenings, Includes Weekends
Union/Bargaining Unit: ONA
On Call: No

Job Summary:

The Pediatric Registered Nurse, Directing (DRN) role manages pediatric, palliative and/or acute medically complex clients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) by working collaboratively with Personal Support Worker (PSWs), also known as Health Care Technicians, who are specifically trained to work with this patient population. Utilizing an innovative care delivery model and cutting edge electronic monitoring technology, the DRN, working remotely from their home, accesses, assesses and identifies the client's immediate care needs and using the collaborative approach model immediately provides the appropriate direction to the on-site Technician to provide the direct care, resulting in real time provision of care services.


  • Provide excellent direct nursing care services to clients and families in their homes
  • Provide clinical direction and assignment of tasks within the non-regulated care provider's practice statement (collaborative approach to patient care)
  • Provide hands on clinical skill training at the patient's bedside for the Care Technician.
  • Maintain accurate client clinical records
  • Communicate with Case Managers as appropriate
  • Participate as full member of the health care team
  • Provide clinical leadership within district
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with local health care organizations
  • Participate in CNO Reflective Practice
  • Provide clinical leadership within district


  • Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum of 2 years pediatric experience required
  • Recent palliative, pediatric, and/or acute medical experience with COPD and CHF patients required
  • Demonstrated advanced assessment skills
  • Experience in gerontology and/or medical-surgical
  • Experience working in community based health care system is an asset
  • Demonstrated competencies in observation, independent assessment; health education and promotion, and familiarity with COPD/CHF clinical pathways
  • Proficient nursing skills with the ability to read and interpret electronic technical information related to client outcomes and provide clinical direction
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and multi-tasking skills are mandatory
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary virtual team setting, as well as the ability to work independently is required
  • Must have a home computer/internet access, basic computer skills and the ability to work from home
  • Individual must be eligible and successfully obtain a security screening certificate from the Government of Canada
  • Hospice Palliative Care Certification or Fundamentals is required to work with palliative patient populations
  • Willing to obtain CAPCE Certification when working with all patient populations
  • Valid CPR C / First Aid required
  • 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.

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