Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.
At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking one (1) Rapid Response Nurse; the opportunity is a temporary full time assignment for a duration of 3 months. The successful incumbent will operate primarily in their home-based office supporting patients and their loved ones at home within the local Oxford community. The successful candidate is welcome to be considered for other employment following completion of the assignment.
Rapid Response Nurses provide the first in-home nursing visit within 24-48 hours from hospital discharge for high-needs patients. During this visit, the nurse will confirm the patient hospital discharge care plan, communicate the importance of primary care to avoid re-hospitalization, and perform medication reconciliation for the patient.
What will you do?
As a Rapid Response Nurse, you will:
Location: This position is located within Oxford County.
What must you have?
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Who we are:
Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.
Committed to innovation and collaborative partnerships, the South West LHIN plans, coordinates and funds local health services, and delivers high-quality home and community care to patients and families, with a focus on improving population health, the patient experience, and value for money across the health care system. Our staff incorporate the best aspects of teamwork and continuous learning as they work with the local community to ensure the best health outcomes for everyone.
The South West LHIN recognizes that ensuring the best health outcomes starts with empowering its greatest resource, employees. Due to the incredible success of its wellness program available to all staff, the South West LHIN is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.
How do I apply?
Please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is 19 January 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to volume of applications, we are not able to respond to general inquiries by phone or e-mail.
We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.
We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.