Job Posting 68251

Registered Practical Nurses (R.P.N.)
Hospice Care Ottawa
Ottawa area, Ottawa and Kanata
closes in 24 days (Wed, 31 Mar)
part time

Hospice Care Ottawa is a community-based charitable organization providing high quality end-of-life care for terminally ill people living in Ottawa. Services aim to provide residents and their loved ones with an experience in palliative and end-of-life care which is supportive and peaceful, surrounded by caring that reflects as closely as possible to a comfortable home environment. The HCO programs include day hospice, home support, family services and residential hospice services. Hospice Care Ottawa relies on and values the contribution of over 900 volunteers who contribute to every aspect of our programs. We have two hospice locations - May Court Hospice located in Old Ottawa South and the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice in Kanata.

Seeking compassionate RPN's with a passion and commitment for providing the highest quality palliative and end-of-life care. 

We have 4 permanent positions available. Shifts are 8 hours and work in a 4 week rotation. 

0.65 FTE -  Evenings/Days - 13 shifts 

0.65 FTE  - Nights/Evenings - 13 shifts 

0.65 FTE  - Nights/Days - 13 shifts 

0.70 FTE -  Days/Nights - 14 shifts 

Key Responsibilities:

Plans, coordinates, delivers and supports a team to provide day to day end-of-life palliative care for the residents in the Hospice and their families and/or significant others.

Qualifications & Background:

  1. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  2. LEAP Certification or willingness to obtain within 6 months
  3. A strong sense of dedication to the mission, vision and values of Hospice Care Ottawa
  4. Knowledge and experience in Hospice Palliative Care
  5. Excellent communication skills
  6. Leadership skills
  7. Understands Ethics as they relate to Hospice Palliative Care
  8. Ability to work as part of a team
  9. Ability to give and take direction
  10. Bilingualism is an asset

As a member of our team, you will enjoy:

  • 8 hour paid shifts
  • Low caseload ensuring compassionate care for our residents and their families
  • On-site parking
  • Competitive salary for a community-based organization and benefit package
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Work with a dedicated and caring team

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