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A great place to work - St. Raphael's

Working at St. Raphael’s offers an opportunity to achieve professional fulfilment in a work environment where our values of generosity, well-being and openness to others take on their true meaning.

Our approach is founded on building a rewarding professional environment that cares for our team’s quality of life, in the same way as they care for our patients and guests.

Current vacancies

Nurse

The incumbent will provide nursing care to patients at the end of life, with the understanding that the family and loved ones are part of the patient’s circle of care. In keeping with the vision, mission and philosophy of St. Raphael’s and in close collaboration with other members of a multidisciplinary team, the incumbent will demonstrate excellent communication skills and meet patients’ physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs.


Job benefits

  • Healthy and human-oriented work environment founded on mutual trust and inerdisciplinary collaboration
  • Flexible work schedules (8 or 12 hour shifts)
  • Salary set at 92% on the healthcare salary scale (almost equivalent when related expenses are accounted for)
  • Competitive offer for vacation and time off
  • Health, dental, life, travel and long-term disability insurance for all full-time permanent employees Employer pays 50% of all insurance
  • Voluntary retirement savings plan (RRSP+) from the FTQ’s Solidarity Fund. St. Raphael’s matches the employee contribution, up to a maximum of 2% of the employee’s annual salary for the first three years and 3% for subsequent years
  • Employee assistance program via Dialogue, a technology platform for telemedicine and other professional services
  • In-house continuing education program
  • Free parking
  • High-quality healthy meals at very reasonable prices
  • And free coffee/tea/herbal tea all day long!

 

Job description

Reporting to the Director of Nursing and in collaboration with St. Raphael’s, the incumbent will perform the following roles and responsibilities:

Teamwork:

  • Accurately document all nursing care provided, and professionally and concisely record patient communications to ensure clear sharing of information
  • Actively participate in the transfer of information during shift changes
  • Communicate honestly, openly and effectively with all team members to foster a cooperative work environment and a sense of trust
  • Demonstrate a constructive attitude that positively influences the work environment
  • Further St. Raphael’s mission by contributing to its promotion and development

 

Nursing:

  • Adhere to existing policies and procedures and utilize the resources appropriate for professional practice and patient care management
  • Assess patients’ condition and establish a therapeutic care plan based on patient history and symptoms
  • Utilize therapeutic communication to make the patient and family feel comfortable and welcome, offer support and provide information
  • Accurately and safely administer medications/treatments as prescribed
  • Educate patients and families by providing appropriate and accurate information that enables and supports their informed decision-making

 

Health and safety measures:

  • Immediately and accurately report and document patient incidents and accidents in accordance with St. Raphael’s policies
  • Promptly implement new standards of practice required to ensure the quality and safety of care at all times
  • Master the health and safety measures in place
  • Know the procedures for evacuation and/or calling the police/fire department in various emergency situations

 

Professional responsibilities:

  • Pursue continuing education and take responsibility for professional development
  • Participate in interdisciplinary meetings, workshops, activities or in-house training organized by the management team
  • Share expertise with the rest of the team, when appropriate
  • Onboard, support, teach and coach staff who are new to palliative care
  • Participate in the mentoring and training of new staff and nursing interns, as requested


Requirements

  • Be a member in good standing of the OIIQ, hold a permit to practice or candidate status
  • Bachelor’s in nursing or degree from a nursing science establishment (CÉGEP)
  • Palliative care experience is an asset, any clinical experience will be considered
  • Hospice Palliative Care Nursing Certificate from the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) an asset


Sought-after profile

  • Demonstration of empathy and compassion toward the sick and their relatives, but also toward coworkers
  • Spoken and written French and English
  • Ability to work cooperatively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Basic knowledge of and respect for the cultural/spiritual values, needs, beliefs and desires of each patient and their family
  • Excellent judgment, critical thinking, sense of responsibility and initiative


Additional Information

Position status: Full time or part time with rotating shifts OR on call
Start date: As soon as possible
Work location: Montréal

To apply for this job, please email your resume to: cv@maisonstraphael.org

Please note that only applicants being actively considered will be contacted.

Licensed Practical Nurse

The licensed practical nurse assistant will provide exceptional nursing care to patients at end of life according to professional best practices and in keeping with St. Raphael’s vision, mission and philosophy. S/he will work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team and volunteers.

 

Job benefits:

  • Healthy and human-oriented work environment founded on mutual trust and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Flexible work schedules (8 or 12 hour shifts)
  • Salary set at 92% on the healthcare salary scale (almost equivalent when related expenses are accounted for)
  • Competitive offer for vacation and time off
  • Health, dental, life, travel and long-term disability insurance for all full-time permanent employees Employer pays 50% of all insurance
  • Voluntary retirement savings plan (RRSP+) from the FTQ’s Solidarity Fund. St. Raphael’s matches the employee contribution, up to a maximum of 2% of the employee’s annual salary for the first three years and 3% for subsequent years
  • Employee assistance program via Dialogue, a technology platform for telemedicine and other professional services
  • In-house continuing education program
  • Free parking
  • High-quality healthy meals at very reasonable prices
  • And free coffee/tea/herbal tea all day long!

Key responsibilities according to industry standards and established procedures:

Nursing:

  • Contributes on an ongoing basis to assessing the biopsychosocial needs of patients and their families, participates with nurses in the development of the therapeutic nursing plan and reports observations to co-workers and, as needed, to the Director of Nursing
  • When necessary, refers patients to more specialized resources within St. Raphael’s
  • Adheres to existing policies and procedures and utilizes the resources appropriate for professional practice and patient care management
  • Provides the required nursing care according to patient needs
  • Ensures follow-up of prescribed medications and prescriptions, and applies rules for administration of non-prescribed medications
  • Ensures compliance with basic rules of asepsis, hygiene and safety to ensure patient safety and comfort
  • Keeps equipment and work instruments clean and in good repair

Communication with patients and their families:

  • Welcomes new patients, by reassuring them and facilitating their intake
  • Communicates on an ongoing basis with patients, provides appropriate explanations and information, and offers support
  • Maintains open communication with families while respecting confidentiality and encourages patient and family participation

Teamwork:

  • Documents the nursing care provided and patient communications, thoroughly and according to established standards
  • Communicates honestly and effectively with all staff and volunteers
  • Helps maintain good relations with St. Raphael’s external collaborators
  • Demonstrates a constructive attitude and positively contributes to a harmonious work environment

Health and safety measures:

  • Immediately and accurately reports and documents incidents and accidents in accordance with St. Raphael’s policies Contributes to the prevention of accidents
  • Is familiar with the health and safety measures in place (door lock system, safe disposal of hazardous waste, various emergency procedures, etc.) and follows them at all times.

Required education, experience and skills:

  • Member in good standing of the OIIAQ
  • Palliative care experience is an asset; any clinical experience will be considered
  • Ease in speaking and understanding French and English
  • Excellent judgment, critical thinking, sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Patient-centered approach and empathetic attitude towards patients and their loved ones
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team and excellent interpersonal communication skills

Additional Information

Position status: Full time or part time with rotating shifts OR on call
Start date: As soon as possible, with planned orientation period
Work location: Montréal

To apply for this job, please email your resume to: cv@maisonstraphael.org

Please note that only applicants being actively considered will be contacted.

Beneficiary Attendant

Shift: Day, evening, night
Hourly wage: Between $20.55 and $22.35

Summary of responsibilities:

Personal care workers cooperate with the care team (nurses and physician) to provide direct care to patients. They give follow-up care and execute the care plan. They provide personal care and assistance as well as ensuring patients’ comfort and safety. They help to maintain a clean, functional and safe work environment.

Personal care workers understand and adhere to care principles that are centred on patients and their families while ensuring respect for the individual and his/her dignity, sharing information, encouraging and fostering involvement in the provision of care and in decision-making and cooperating with patients, their families and service providers.

Join a dynamic team in a harmonious work environment!

We are offering 7/15 day/evening or night rotations.

Requirements:

At least 650 hours of beneficiary attendant training.

Up-to-date CPR/PDSB training.
Nursing or nursing aid program in progress. Must have completed PDSB training and at least one (1) year of academic training.

Ability to speak and understand French and English without difficulty.

What we offer:

– Competitive salary,

– Range of employment benefits,

– Work environment that prioritizes quality of care,

– Opportunity to join a dedicated multidisciplinary team that values knowledge sharing.

Interested persons should send their résumé to the:

Human Resources Department
MAISON ST-RAPHAËL
6005 Chemin Deacon
Montreal QC H3S 2P4

514 736-2001

Email: cv@maisonstraphael.org
Website: maisonstraphael.org/

Cooks

St-Raphael’s is looking for cooks to prepare meals in a palliative care home and day centre setting. The cook maintains the kitchen and prepares the meals according to approved menus and dietary restrictions for palliative care patients and guests.

Requirements

The ideal candidate has a DEP in institutional cooking or equivalent and has a minimum of one to two years experience in a similar position.

Fluency in French and English and work experience in the restauration sector and/or a CHSLD are considered assets.

Additional information

Position status
Full time

Workplace
Montreal

Applications

To apply for this job, please email your resume to: cv@maisonstraphael.org:

Please note that only applicants being actively considered will be contacted.

Maintenance manager

Under the supervision of the associate executive director of St. Raphael’s, the maintenance manager executes, supervises and coordinates tasks to maintain the building according to established standards and the specific services required in St. Raphael’s rooms, Day Centre and common areas.

Job benefits

  • Salary : between $21 and $23 per hour
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Healthy and human-oriented work environment founded on mutual trust and collaboration
  • Competitive offer for vacation and time off
  • Health, dental, life, travel and long-term disability insurance for all full-time permanent employees Employer pays 50% of all insurance
  • Voluntary retirement savings plan (RRSP+) from the FTQ’s Solidarity Fund St. Raphael’s matches the employee contribution, up to a maximum of 2% of the employee’s annual salary for the first three years and 3% for subsequent years
  • Employee assistance program via Dialogue, a technology platform for telemedicine and other professional services
  • Free parking
  • Meals provided on-site at very competitive prices
  • And free coffee/tea/herbal tea all day long!

Primary duties

  • Supervise the employees and volunteers in the maintenance teams
  • Perform some of the following tasks: maintenance, cleaning and repairs to the interior and exterior of the building according to the maintenance and safety standards in effect
  • Carry out routine inspections of equipment and the building
  • Coordinate and monitor the execution of work assigned to subcontractors, according to maintenance schedules
  • Draft schedules for maintenance employees, verify the hours worked for oversight purposes and fill out the payroll register
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning products and supplies, and place orders as required
  • All other related duties

Desired skills and profile

  • High school diploma (asset)
  • 5–10 years of experience in construction and building maintenance
  • Demonstration of manual dexterity
  • Experience in employee management
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Spoken and written French and English (asset)
  • Good physical condition
  • Comfortable working with patients at end of life
  • Discretion and rigour

Work environment

  • Two employees to supervise
  • Volunteer team for support
  • Building renovated and inaugurated in November 2019

Additional Information

Starting date: As soon as possible
Work location: Montréal

To apply for this job, please email your resume to: cv@maisonstraphael.org:

Please note that only applicants being actively considered will be contacted.

A great place to volunteer

Both the palliative care home and the day centre rely on the extensive participation of dedicated volunteers to provide the highest quality care services for our patients and guests and their loved ones. We are always seeking volunteers who share our values and wish to support our mission.