Registered Nurse – Hospital to Home Program

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/27/2021 5:25 PM)
Job ID
2021-4835
Job Location
CA-ON-Brampton
# Positions
1
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Industry
Healthcare and Medical Services
Company
Central West LHIN
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
2

Job Description

Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, as part of Ontario Health, the Home and Community Care Support Services Central West (formerly 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.

 

 

Registered Nurse – Hospital to Home Program (H2H)

 

If you are a Registered Nurse seeking to make a difference in the Hospital to Home program, we want to hear from you!  Bring your nursing experience and interest in supporting our patients within their homes to this Regular Full-time role for Home and Community Care Support Services Central West. 

 

H2H is an innovative new model of care, built with feedback and collaboration from our patients, that is designed to enhance patient transitions from the hospital to the community. By decreasing clinical handoffs, giving patients a single point of contact, and reducing duplication, patients can transition from the hospital to home more seamlessly. H2H will initially support patients with cellulitis and/or urinary tract infections requiring short-term nursing interventions. H2H will later expand to support those with more complex needs following evaluation, feedback and experience with the initiative.  The incumbent will work in the patient’s home in the Central West community.

 

Reporting to the Manager, Home and Community Care, you will be responsible and accountable for providing quality patient/family focused nursing care to a community patient population. As part of the interdisciplinary health team, you will practice within your full scope to plan, organize and provide care to patients in accordance with the nursing philosophy and standards set by Home and Community Care Support Services Central West in collaboration with 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.  You will provide 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. 

 

Qualifications:

  • BScN preferred and minimum completion of community college diploma in nursing required
  • Current BSLC certification
  • 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
    • catherization
    • blood collection and blood product administration, 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


Location

 

Home and Community Care Support Services Central West LHIN has offices in Brampton, Etobicoke and Orangeville. 

 

Who we are

 

Home and Community Care Support Services (formerly LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, Home and Community Care Support Services ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.

 

A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity, and home to 922,000+ residents, Home and Community Care Support Services Central West provides supportive health care services for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Our focus is on creating a better experience for 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.

 

 

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