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North East CCAC

The North East CCAC is a non-profit corporation funded entirely by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.  Its primary functions are to provide access to home, community and school health services, facilitate placement into long-term care homes, and provide information and referral to a broad range of community-based health programs and services in Northeastern Ontario.  The North East CCAC catchment area represents 42% of Ontario’s land mass and encompasses six branch offices (Kirkland Lake, North Bay, Parry Sound, Sault Ste Marie, Sudbury and Timmins) serving a population of approximately 556,000 people over 411,000 square kilometers.  The North East CCAC employs 670 staff members serving approximately 16,000 clients on any given day.


The staff of the North East CCAC is widely dispersed across the geographic catchment area.   In addition to the six main branch locations as noted above, there are satellite offices in Englehart, Haileybury, Burk’s Falls, Sturgeon Falls, Blind River, Hornepayne, Elliot Lake, Wawa, Espanola, Cochrane, Matheson, Hearst, Moosonee and Kapuskasing.v

Position:  Rapid Response Registered Nurse 035-17

Region:  Manitoulin/Sudbury




POSTING DATE: April 19, 2017



JOB TITLE:                    Rapid Response Registered Nurse – Temporary, Full-Time

INITIAL ASSIGNMENT: Rapid Response Nurse Program


LOCATION:                   Sudbury Branch Office

EFFECTIVE DATE:          Immediately to October 27, 2017



The Registered Nurse - Rapid Response focuses on the care during transition from acute care to home care for eligible complex/chronic adults.



·         Provides the first in-home nursing visit within twenty-four (24) hours of hospital discharge for patients with complex/chronic diseases including CHF, COPD, Diabetes or other;

·         Completes home visits with identified community patients within five (5) days of receiving community referral;

·         Confirms the patient’s hospital discharge plan;

·         Ensures follow up with primary care within seven (7) days;

·         Completes head to toe assessment and health teaching with patient;

·         Performs medication reconciliation for patient and reviews medication protocol with patient and caregiver;

·         Provides direct care to patients and;

·         Refers to longer-term community programs through the Care Coordinator as required, once goals of Rapid Response program are met.



·         Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario;

·         Minimum 2 years relevant clinical experience working as a Registered Nurse;

·         Current competencies and experience providing direct nursing care to the complex/chronic adult population; 

·         Ability to provide quality clinical service delivery in conjunction with patients and other stakeholders;

·         Ability to work independently;

·         Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills;

·         Effective interpersonal and communications skills;

·         Ability to provide health coaching and disease-specific education to patients;

·         Advanced oral and written proficiency in English is essential;

·         Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;

·         Valid Emergency First Aid Certification;

·         Travel to patient homes will be required.

Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  temporary, full-time

Deadline for Application:  Sunday, April 30, 2017

How to Apply:  

The NE CCAC is an equal opportunity employer.  Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy.  All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by April 30, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. by e-mail to:



Please refer to posting #035-17 when applying.

Location:  Sudbury

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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