Careers

Field Nurse

Chatham & Leamington

Home Instead®

Field Nurse Job Description

 


2786111 Ontario Ltd.

 

Objective:

The Field Nurse is expected to perform a variety of duties that relate to providing direct and in-direct client care. This may include;

  • Taking service inquires
  • Performing care consultations with potential clients and family members
  • Client/CAREGiverSM introductions
  • Quality assurance visits with existing clients
  • Continuously evaluating care plans through a series of ongoing communications and visits to ensure high quality care, client satisfaction and retention as well as opportunities to increase service hours.
  • Perform “designated” nursing tasks as well as overseeing and supervising and training CAREGivers who will perform Medically Delegated Tasks

 

 

Special Assignment

specific positions are for a specialized team to care for a 5-year-old with a neurological disability-which includes drug resistant epilepsy, G-tube, circadian rhythm sleep, non-verbal and use of wheelchair; Oculocutaneous albinism-which includes nystagmus and photophobia. Successful candidates will also have the choice if they would like to join the CAREGiver family to assist other clients.

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reflect the core values 2786111 Ontario Ltd, d.b.a. Home Instead franchise.
  • Utilize Quality Assurance program to keep and grow client hours, while maintaining positive relationships with Clients.
  • Work with other team members to coordinate various aspects of a client’s care.
  • Demonstrate open/effective and positive communication with clients, family members, the franchise owners, colleagues and CAREGivers, and referral providers/care providers.
  • Work with clients and their families on issues that may arise to ensure they are getting resolution to issues as well as receiving the services needed.
  • Demonstrate open and effective communication with the franchise owner, colleagues, CAREGivers, clients and family members.
  • Develop Policies and Procedures regarding Medically Delegated Tasks
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team.

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Must maintain an updated license/permit in good standing following all provincial/state regulations and requirements.
  • One year experience in home care, health care or senior-related industry required, an equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have an understanding of and uphold the policies and procedures established by 2786111 Ontario Ltd, dba Home Instead
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to listen effectively
  • Must have the ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality of information and meet deadlines
  • Must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills as well as sound judgment and good decision-making skills
  • Must demonstrate discretion, integrity and fair-mindedness consistent with office standards, practices, policies and procedures
  • Must have the ability to organize and prioritize daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly work
  • Must have the ability to establish good working relationships with the franchise owner, office colleagues, CAREGivers and the community
  • Must have the ability to present a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Must have the ability to operate equipment
  • Must have the availability to work evenings or weekends as required
  • Must have the ability to perform duties in a professional office setting
  • Must have the ability to work as a part of a team

 

 

Your employer is 2786111, d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead franchise. Your employer is not Home Instead, Inc.

 

Please email questions and resumes to lauren.kissner@homeinstead.com.

 

Essential Home Instead®

Competencies

 

Characteristics-All Roles

 

Delivering Results

 

Maintaining a high level of commitment to personally getting things done.

People who are competent at delivering results assume personal responsibility for achieving outcomes and work effectively with little direction. They are dependable and responsible.

Customer Service

Recognizing and understanding customers’ needs and delivering in a manner that exceeds customers’ expectations. People who are competent at customer service have a desire to please customers and can recognize customers’ needs. They consistently do more than is required of them to ensure that the customer is satisfied.

Influencing & Persuading

Convincing others to adopt a course of action. People who display this competency influence others without being excessively aggressive or pushy. They understand their audience and modify their method of persuasion accordingly. They are confident and do not give up easily.

Teamwork & Collaboration

Effectively working and collaborating with others toward a common goal. People who are competent at teamwork build and maintain cooperative work relationships with others. They complete their own tasks for group projects in a timely and responsible manner and directly contribute to reaching the group goal.

Interpersonal Communication

Communicating clearly and effectively with people inside and outside of the organization. People who are competent at interpersonal communication listen effectively and develop rapport with others. They are able to articulate their thoughts and ideas clearly, they present information in a straightforward and logical way, and they ensure that they are understood. They share information with others that will improve overall work progress.

Living Home Instead

Building trust, taking the lead and sharing your heart.

 

Nurse Competencies

 

Nurse

 

Adapting to Change

 

Adapting to changing situations and restructuring tasks and priorities as changes occur within the business and organization. People who are competent at adapting to change are flexible in changing circumstances. They are open to change and different ways of doing things, and do not over-rely on old methods and processes.

Planning & Organizing

 

Effectively organizing and planning work according to organizational needs by defining objectives and anticipating needs and priorities. People who are competent at planning and organizing efficiently manage their time and the time of others and effectively handle multiple demands and competing deadlines. They identify goals, develop plans, estimate time frames and monitor progress.

 

Courage of Convictions

 

Having the personal courage to address difficult issues in the face of potential opposition. People who display this competency place a high importance on addressing the difficult issues. They are willing to say and do what they think is right, even when others around them have a different perspective.

 

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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