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Posting # 45066 - [ UNIFOR ]
Registered Practical Nurse, Veterans Care Program - 5 positions
Veterans Care Program
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Part Time


The Veterans Care Program assists war service Veterans whose daily functioning and health is affected by chronic illnesses as well as physical and mental health problems, which may include dementia. You will provide quality care and work within a comprehensive interdisciplinary team to promote the health and well-being and meet the social, emotional and spiritual needs of Veterans requiring substantial assistance with activities of daily living. We support Veterans to be as independent as possible and to reach their full capability within a safe environment. Families are key partners in our care team and are supported by the team to adjust and adapt to the changing needs of their family member.

May be required to work anywhere within the subprogram.

It is understood that the hours of work reflect the current scheduling arrangements and are subject to change as determined by the Employer.



Essential Qualifications

  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Proficiency and experience in pharmacology and medication administration
  • Valid CPR certificate
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and document the nursing process
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with customers and to work as an effective team member
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and direct others
  • Excellent organizational skills and problem solving skills
  • Superior communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to apply effective body mechanics to meet the physical demands of the position
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Minimum one year experience working with people with progressive dementia, including those individuals with responsive behaviours
  • Completion of GPA course
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: April 30, 2021
Submission deadline: May 06, 2021

Stacy Kearns, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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