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

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.


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
6005 Chemin Deacon
Montreal QC H3S 2P4

514 736-2001



The nurse delivers nursing care to patients at the end of life with an understanding that family and those closest to the patient are included within the circle of care. With an understanding of the vision, mission, and philosophy of St. Raphael’s, the nurse utilizes excellent communication skills to address the patient’s physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs.

Description of the Role

Under the authority of the Executive Director and in collaboration with the home’s interdisciplinary team, the selected candidate will assume the following roles and responsibilities.

Nursing Care:
  • Observes the policies and procedures and utilizes resources relevant to professional practice and the management of patient care
  • Assesses the patient’s condition and establishes a therapeutic plan of care relevant to the patient’s history and presenting symptoms
  • Uses therapeutic communication to make the patient and family feel comfortable and welcomed, offering support and providing information
  • Accurately and safely administers medications/treatments as prescribed using established protocols
  • Promotes patient/family learning with education interventions and provides appropriate and accurate information that allows and supports informed decision-making
Teamwork and Communication:
  • Accurately documents all nursing care given and ensures professional, concise charting regarding communication with patients
  • Communicates honestly, openly and effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude that contributes to and influences the work environment in a positive way
  • Participates in the mentorship and training of nursing students when asked
Safety and Security Measures:
  • Accurately and promptly reports and documents adverse patient incidents according to the policy established by St. Raphael’s
  • Is familiar with the functioning of all the safety and security measures in place: fire/smoke alarms and use of fire extinguishers, water shutoff valves, door locking systems, security cameras, intercom system and safe disposal of hazardous wastes
  • Is aware of procedures to evacuate and/or call police/fire departments in various emergencies
Professional Responsibilities:
  • Engages in a process of continuous learning and is accountable for his/her own professional development
  • Participates in interdisciplinary rounds, workshops and in-services organized by the leadership team
  • Orients, supports, teaches and mentors new staff to palliative care practice


  • Member in good standing of the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or education from a recognized school of nursing (CEGEP)
  • Previous experience in bedside nursing or in palliative care an asset
  • Hospice Palliative Care certification from the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) an asset

Background sought

  • Written and verbal communication skills in French and English
  • Ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team
  • Basic knowledge and respect of the unique cultural/spiritual values, needs, beliefs and wishes of
    each patient/family
  • Excellent assessment and critical thinking skills; is responsible, takes initiative and possesses
    sound judgment

Additional information

Position status
Full time and part-time positions available



To apply for this job, please email your resume to:

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


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.


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



To apply for this job, please email your resume to:

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.