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We are currently recruiting for the following positions at hospice staff team. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please note that, due to our location in Inglewood, it is necessary to have your own transportation.

Submit your resume for current or future opportunities to hr@bethellhospice.org

For more information click on the position description below.

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Two Positions

  • One temporary 0.8 FTE, possibility of becoming permanent (Dec 1 – August 31)
  • One permanent casual

About Bethell Hospice

Bethell Hospice is a non-profit organization, located in the beautiful village of Inglewood, in the Town of Caledon, that provides exceptional and accessible hospice palliative care services to individuals and families facing life-limiting illnesses. Our person-centered approach to care fosters dignity, respect and comfort for our clients and their loved ones in the Caledon, Brampton, Dufferin County and West Woodbridge regions of Ontario. Bethell Hospice provides both exceptional end of life care in their 10-bed residential hospice, as well as community programs that include in-home palliative, bereavement and grief counselling for children and adults. At Bethell Hospice our services and community programs are provided at no cost.

Our Mission

To provide excellent, person-centered, palliative care through partnerships with our community

Our Vision

Leaders in building a community that enables quality living and dying

Our Values

Compassion, Integrity, Accountability, Excellence, Teamwork, Courage, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Overall Summary of Duties:

As a member of a trans-disciplinary team, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) provides direct nursing care to clients of Bethell House based on the organization’s values and according to established policies and procedures including: assessing all domains of issues – physical, disease management, psychological, spiritual psychosocial practical, end of life and loss, grief needs, information sharing and decision making, planning, documenting and implementing care plans, evaluating effectiveness of care plans and making recommendations for changes where necessary.

The RPN will be assigned duties and responsibilities in line with the scope of practice determined by the College of Nurses of Ontario for this position.

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, this position will work collaboratively with the clients, their families and all other team members towards the achievement of identified palliative care goals and the optimizing quality of life as defined by the resident/client.

Benefits of Becoming a Bethell Team Member

Our employees enjoy competitive wages and flexible scheduling, in addition to working in a highly collaborative and supportive work environment. Support for staff to increase their knowledge, skill and judgement in relation to palliative care competencies.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND PRIMARY DUTIES

Client and Family Care

  • participates in all aspects of client care with in a team environment
  • assesses, shares the information, and then plans, implements and evaluates nursing care of assigned clients with team input; identifies actual or potential challenges in addition to strengths of the client and family
  • collects information from a variety of sources using skills of observation, communication and physical assessment to enable the provision of appropriate nursing care
  • communicates and consults with members of the trans-disciplinary care team regarding client and family care, recognizes deviations from predicted client responses and consults appropriately with the trans-disciplinary care team participates in trans-disciplinary team meetings, including family conferences
  • advocates to protect and promote the client and family rights to autonomy, respect, privacy, dignity, and access to information
  • elicits client’s needs, wishes and preferences regarding care, responsible to coordinate the development of a plan of care along with the client and those that care for them,
  • documents timely and accurate reports of relevant observations including client and family teaching and evaluation of nursing care
  • provides support to the RN, PSW and the volunteers, assumes other related duties as assigned

Quality Assurance

  • participates in continuous quality improvement and program evaluation activities
  • identifies self-learning needs and attends educational programs to maintain and enhance clinical competency

Risk Management

  • assists in maintaining a safe environment for clients and families, employees and volunteers by adhering to established safety and emergency practices as well as policies and procedures of the hospice and by following the regulation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Maintains competencies as outlined by the Bethell Hospice leadership team

Education Required

  • currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
  • completed Fundamentals in Palliative Care or Equivalent
  • certified in Hospice Palliative Care Nursing (Canada) (CHPCHN(C)) or willingness to pursue CHPCHN(C) or completion of Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE)
  • current B.C.L.S. certification

Knowledge and Experience

  • minimum of one year related work experience in hospice palliative care
  • knowledgeable about, and committed to, the hospice philosophy of care knowledgeable about, and committed to, equity, diversity and inclusivity

Hours of Work:

  • 12-hour shifts (7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.)
  • Available to work weekends, nights, days and holidays

Working Conditions:

  • Comfortable with a number of different stances: stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach
  • Requirement to safely lift 10 kilograms
  • Able to safely assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and positioning in bed
  • Comfortable with discussions relating to end of life care

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bethell Hospice offers reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes, in accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you are contacted by Bethell regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bethell is committed to diversity, inclusion and equity, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply including persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), aboriginal (Indigenous) persons and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation.

Reference ID: RN-CAS

Benefits:

  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Bethell has implemented very strong protocols, including PPE, training, and procedures to protect our employees’ and residents’ safety and well-being. Proof of current immunizations including COVID-19 and Influenza is required.

Experience:

  • registered practical nurse: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Nursing (Required)

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@bethellhopsice.org with the subject “PSW”.

Casual Personal Support Workers (PSW)

Permanent Casual Position

About Bethell Hospice

Bethell Hospice is a non-profit organization, located in the scenic village of Inglewood, in the Town of Caledon.   Bethell provides exceptional and accessible hospice palliative care services to individuals and families facing life-limiting illnesses in the Caledon, Brampton, Dufferin County and West Woodbridge regions of Ontario.

Our person-centric approach to care fosters dignity, respect and comfort for our clients and their loved ones.  Bethell has a ten (10) bed residential hospice and provides programs which include in-home palliative support, bereavement and grief counselling, psycho-social spiritual care and community support for both children and adults.  All of our services and programs are provided at no cost to clients.

About the Role

Bethell Hospice is seeking dedicated and accomplished professional Personal Support Workers (PSW’s) for its residential hospice, located in Caledon, Ontario. Successful applicants will report to the Clinical Lead and will work a schedule to backfill vacant 8 or 12 hour shifts (evenings, nights, weekends and holidays), as needed.

Personal Support Workers work in a multidisciplinary environment, alongside other clinical staff.  Successful applicants will provide client care, assistance and support in the daily living activities of our residents.

We require employees who have graduated from an accredited Personal Support Worker Program, has a current C.P.R. certificate, with Palliative Care Certification and/or experience as an asset.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Graduated from an accredited PSW certificate program
  • Ability to work in a professional and respectful manner independently, as well as with direction within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in palliative care and or hospital experience preferred

 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledgeable and committed to the hospice care philosophy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with residents, families and fellow employees
  • Familiar with the use of computers in particular, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Proven ability to adapt readily to change
  • An ongoing interest to enhance palliative knowledge and skills
  • Ability to lift twenty-three (23) kilograms and assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and positioning in bed
  • Excellent organizational skills, to handle multiple and conflicting priorities

 
A vulnerable sector police check will be required prior to hiring

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@bethellhopsice.org with the subject “PSW”.

Bethell Hospice offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes, in accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you are contacted by Bethell regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Part Time Casual Housekeeper

About Bethell Hospice

Bethell is a non-profit organization, located in the village of Inglewood, in the Town of Caledon, where dedicated and compassionate employees and volunteers provide exceptional palliative care services to individuals and families facing life-limiting illnesses in the Caledon, Brampton, Dufferin County and West Woodbridge regions of Ontario.

Hours of Work

This is a part-time weekend housekeeping role, that will also provide vacation/sick coverage through the week as needed. Hours can be somewhat flexible, with shifts running from 4 to 8 hours on Saturday, Sunday and/or stat holidays, based on employee and organizational needs.

Responsibilities

The Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of Bethell Hospice and ensuring that adequate supplies of cleaning materials are available. Responsible for cleaning all resident rooms and upstairs common areas, floors, ensuring washrooms are cleaned and disinfected, vacuuming carpets, washing ledges, baseboards, handrails, tables and beds in client rooms, ensuring spills are promptly mopped up, replenishing bathroom supplies as needed, ensuring kitchen cleaning meets Public Health and IPAC standards. Managing all waste removal and recycling, ensuring bins are clean and lined, as well as accessible for garbage pick-up. Maintaining and cleaning equipment, reporting broken and/or missing equipment issues right away to the Facility Maintenance Coordinator. Taking inventory to keep cleaning supply cart well stocked, cleaning cart at the end of each shift. Following all policies and procedures as outlined in the Housekeeping manual including appropriate infection control procedures. Actively participate in ensuring a safe environment at all times (WHMIS, Infection Control, Fire Safety). Successfully complete training, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

EDUCATION

Minimum high school graduation or equivalent English literacy to read and comprehend safety and operational training and policies, and write basic information

EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES

  • The successful candidate must be able to obtain Vulnerable Sector clearance
  • Experience in janitorial/laundry/housekeeping duties, preferably in hospital or long-term care facility
  • WHMIS and Infection Control training (will be provided if necessary)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees, volunteers, families and clients
  • Motivated by being kind and helpful towards others
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; comfortable accepting assignments and following instructions
  • Demonstrated outstanding attendance and reliability
  • Welcomes feedback from others; able to learn new information quickly
  • Skilled in using equipment and materials such as cleaning agents safely and effectively
  • Can safely move/lift 25 lbs, stand for long periods, repetitive reaching, bending, pushing and lifting using safe ergonomic techniques, comfortable using PPE as required.
  • Must have reliable transportation as location is not close to public transportation
  • Takes pride in their quality of work
  • Show proof of full immunization including COVID-19

Bethell Hospice offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes, in accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you are contacted by Bethell regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bethell is committed to diversity, inclusion and equity, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply including persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), aboriginal (Indigenous) persons and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation.

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours

Reference ID: HK-001

Part-time hours: 7-15 per week

Application Deadline: 2021-11-04

Email resume to hr@bethellhospice.org

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:

Full COVID-19 protocols in place including mandatory vaccinations for staff and volunteers. Proof of immunization against COVID-19 and Seasonal Influenza will be required.

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