Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence

VHA Home HealthCare

Toronto, ON, Canada

Job Description

Position: Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence

Creating opportunities for more independence; it’s what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) a not–for–profit charity—has provided since 1925. With over 3,000 staff and service providers VHA offers home and community services that support Ontarians’ independence including: homemaking, nursing, personal support and rehabilitation services. Our caring, professional team offers spectacular care to Ontario seniors, families, adults and children living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently, in comfort and with dignity. View full Job Description:


To Apply: Visit www.vha.ca/careers

Requirements/Qualifications

Required Skills

  • CNA Certification (WOCC(C))

  • Registered Nurse who has graduated from a wound, ostomy, and continence education program that is recognized by the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists.

  • Nursing diploma or degree from a recognized college or university

  • Minimum 3 years of experience

  • Membership in your Professional Association preferred (RNAO)

  • Current registration with the CNO and First Aid/CPR

  • Good communication and documentation skills

  • Knowledge of the community

  • Ability to integrate and apply critical thinking skills to client care

  • Physically able to provide safe and timely client care

  • Use of proper body mechanics and successful completion of the Physical Readiness Test to ensure safe work practices are followed, including mobility, transfers, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a car is required

About the Company

Creating opportunities for more independence; it’s what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) a not–for–profit charity—has provided since 1925. With over 3,000 staff and service providers VHA offers home and community services that support Ontarians’ independence including: homemaking, nursing, personal support and rehabilitation services. Our caring, professional team offers spectacular care to Ontario seniors, families, adults and children living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently, in comfort and with dignity.


Why Work at VHA?

  • VHA has over 90 years of experience providing high quality care you can be proud of

  • A stimulating, client and family focused work environment

  • A variety of full–time and part time positions

  • We invest in our staff, offering continuous opportunities for learning

  • Competitive compensation and paid orientation

  • Eligible staff are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package

  • Pension is available to eligible staff

  • A confidential, free Employee Assistance Program is available to all staff and service providers

  • We foster a supportive, and respectful team environment