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Location: Peterborough
Job Code: 10249

Date Posted: August 06, 2019

                                  Come join our Palliative Care- Nursing Team in Peterborough, Seeking Palliative- Registered Nurse ( RN's ) Apply Today !

Saint Elizabeth Health Care provides  palliative care services that support both the individual facing a life-threatening illness and his/her family. Improving quality of life is a key focus of the care that is delivered by our team of nurses working with other professionals within the health care system (personal support workers, physicians, chaplains, therapists, hospice volunteers etc).   Recognizing that individuals living with illness are also faced with many needs, our staff is able to integrate the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural and spiritual aspects of care to assist those coping with their situation. Our community based  palliative care team offers a support system to help people live as actively as possible until death, and to assist families during the person’s illness and during bereavement.


Here are many reasons why you will want to bring your talent to our team:

•You will be part of a distinguished Canadian, not-for-profit organization with a century of experience

•You will experience opportunities to use many of your skills and expand your knowledge

•Ongoing opportunities for continuing education, training and professional development

•Total Rewards program which includes group benefits, and pension plan

•Education bursaries; Extensive paid orientation and preceptorship program

•Subsidized RNAO memberships; Tuition Assistance Program

WorkPerks, which gives access to exclusive discounts from leading brand name companies and trusted local business



  • Current Certificate of Competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

  • Minimum 2 years Palliative care experience and ongoing continuing education is preferred

  • Current First Aid / CPR Certificate 

  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle.

  • Current immunization record (TB test completed within the past 12 months) is required upon hire

  • Current vulnerable sector check screening is required upon hire

  • Availability to work days OR evenings including weekends

  • A willingness to attain required SE Health certifications.

  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Effective problem-solving and conflict management skills.

  • Ability to work well within a changing environment.

  • A demonstrated appreciation for quality improvement processes.

  • Basic computer skills would be an asset

  • This is a physically demanding position and requires hand, arm and shoulder dexterity, sensory ability, lifting to a maximum of approximately fifty-five (55) pounds, walking, climbing stairs, standing, bending, reaching, and frequent movement

About SE Health : SE Health (previously Saint Elizabeth Health Care)  is a Social Enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home. With Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, SE Health is a not-for-profit charitable organization delivering quality care, innovative solutions and education to people where and when they need it. Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.  In 2019 we were honoured to be recognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers.

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at   at your earliest convenience. You will also be briefed on the Company’s policies, including its policies regarding human rights, accommodation and the Accessibility for Ontarian's with Disabilities Act (“AODA”) during your orientation process