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We are currently recruiting for the following positions on the Bethell Hospice care 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.

Part Time Housekeeper – Weekends & Vacation/Sick Coverage

Part Time Housekeeper – Weekends & Vacation/Sick Coverage

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 end of life 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 5 to 8 hours on Saturday, Sunday and 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 Infection, Prevention and Control (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 Clinical Lead or designate. 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 graduate 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, long-term care facility or congregate setting.
  • 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, including the Booster, as well as the seasonal flu

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:

Part-time hours: 10-15 per week on average

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.

Please submit your resume for consideration to hr@bethellhospice.org .

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Registered Nurses (RNs) – 0.6 Permanent Part Time & Casual

Registered Nurses (RNs) – 0.6 Permanent Part Time & Casual

From $36.52 an hour

Rotating 12 hour shifts on days, midnights, weekends and holidays

Part Time: 22.5 Hours per week; 45 hours in a pay period

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.

Vision

Leaders in building a community that enables quality living and dying.

Mission

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

Values

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

Overview of RN Position

As a member of a trans-disciplinary team, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides leadership and direct nursing care to clients of Bethell Hospice based on the organization’s Values and according to established policies and procedures including: assessing total physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychosocial 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 RN will be assigned duties and responsibilities in line with the scope of practice determined by the College of Nurses of Ontario for this position. The RN assumes foremost the care of those clients that are unstable and have unpredictable outcomes and will determine the work assignment. The RN will work collaboratively with the Registered Practical Nurse to divide the workload equitably.

As a member of a trans-disciplinary 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 enhancement of quality of life as defined by client and family.

Client and Family Care

  • actively participates in all aspects of client care
  • 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
  • acts as an advocate to protect and promote the client and family rights to autonomy, respect, privacy, dignity, and access to information
  • elicits client’s and/or substitute decision maker’s needs, wishes and preferences regarding care
  • responsible to coordinate the development of a plan of care with the client and family
  • documents timely and accurate reports of relevant observations including client and family teaching and evaluation of nursing care
  • briefs employees and the leadership team, and coordinates the admission of clients
  • provides leadership and support to the RPN, PSW and the volunteers
  • assumes other related duties as assigned

Quality Assurance

  • participates in continuous quality improvement and program evaluation activities
  • an active member on nursing and hospice committees and councils for improvement of client care and the work environment
  • assists in the orientation and ongoing education of hospice employees, students, and volunteers by providing information and acting as a preceptor as assigned
  • identifies self-learning needs and attends educational programs to maintain and enhance clinical competency
  • participates in policy and procedure development, ensuring the hospice complies with relevant Hospice Association standards, procedures, policies and guidelines

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.

Public Relations

  • raises community awareness of hospice palliative care and of the services provided by Bethell Hospice, through public speaking opportunities, tours of the facility, participation in community and hospice events and educational presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

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

Knowledge and Experience

  • minimum of two years related experience
  • work experience in hospice palliative care preferred
  • work experience in community health care an asset
  • second language an asset
  • knowledgeable about, and committed to, the hospice philosophy of care
  • knowledgeable about, and committed to, equity, diversity and inclusion

Skills/Attributes/Competences

  • demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients/team in person and in writing
  • ability to work in a professional manner independently, as well as with direction within a trans-disciplinary team
  • well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to work with client/family living with and dying from advanced illness
  • able to meet the physical demands of the role
  • ability to organize and prioritize work
  • competency in managing, working alongside and supporting RPNs, PSWs and volunteers
  • highly developed problem solving and conflict management skills
  • highly developed team building skills
  • proficient with the use of computers including MS Office programs (e.g. Word, Outlook) and the internet
  • experience using an online documentation tool is an asset
  • proven good attendance record with the capability of maintaining this same standard
  • must be able to work shifts assigned

Bethell Hospice is proud to foster a trans-disciplinary team model to support a culture of ongoing learning and skill development. All Bethell House Registered Nurses report to the Clinical Lead. Each employee is expected to be a positive role model for all employees, volunteers, guests, family members, health care professionals, and the community at large.

Specifically, the RN will work with and provide leadership/support to RPNs, PSWs and volunteers working within Bethell Hospice.

Each employee is responsible for maintaining a healthy and safe work environment:

  • follows safe work procedures
  • reports injuries and illnesses
  • plans and carries out work both internally and externally in a safe manner
  • abides by all legislative requirements, and related policies and procedures
  • participates in related training and development (e.g., WHMIS)
  • maintains competency related to organization’s Emergency Response Plan (e.g., participates in planned tests)
  • reports unsafe or unhealthy working conditions
  • Working Conditions
    able to stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach freely
  • able to lift 23 kilograms
  • able to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and positioning in bed
  • A vulnerable sector police check will be required prior to hiring

Please submit your resume for consideration to hr@bethellhospice.org

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, 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 Hospice welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including but not limited to persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), aboriginal (Indigenous) persons and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation.

All team members must be fully vaccinated to protect our vulnerable residents, including for influenza and COVID-19.

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