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Company: VON Canada
Location: Peterborough, 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:Casual
Program Name: SELECT program
Work Schedule: Days
Union/Bargaining Unit: ONA
On Call: No
Travel: No
Location of position (City/Area): Peterborough and County including Port Hope

Job Summary:

Registered Nurses will provide professional nursing consultation services on a wide variety of nursing issues. You will promote programs to meet community needs, and provide exceptional nursing care to clients and caregivers in the community by applying VON Branch philosophy, policies and procedures.


The successful candidate's responsibilities include:

  • Skilled Registered Nurse with experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and Mental Health
  • Responsible to teach and delegate tasks and functions to different levels of workers and to family members and others in accordance with the standards and scope of practice as determined by VON and the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Comply with all standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements
  • Participate as a member of the health care team in relevant committees and working groups
  • Provide service in Program Monitoring, Staff communication and consultation, Documentation Review, Health education and training, Delegation


  • Registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario; B.Sc.N. with Mental Health background is preferred
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification will be requested
  • 2 to 5 years of clinical experience in a community setting
  • Demonstrated skill in observation, independent assessment, health teaching, communication and interpersonal relationship building
  • Good oral and written communication skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
  • Ability to speak and/or understand another second language is desirable as well
  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • 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

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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