Palliative Care Coordinator

Palliative Care Coordinator

Renfrew Victoria Hospital
Location: Renfrew, Ontario
Posted: August 26th 2021

Renfrew Victoria Hospital is a values-driven organization dedicated to excellence in health care and is nationally and internationally recognized for the commitment to quality and client-centred care.

We are a fully accredited facility, offering surgical, medical, obstetric and complex continuing care. Special inpatient services include an emergency department, diagnostic imaging, hemo and peritoneal dialysis, oncology, sleep laboratory, special care unit, palliative care, pastoral care and more. The hospital has an extensive ambulatory care program with over 30,000 emergency and clinic visits per year.

At the Renfrew Victoria Hospital, we strive for excellence in both in the delivery of safe and high quality patient care services and the establishment of a healthy work environment.

We are currently recruiting for a Palliative Care Coordinator. This is a temporary, part-time opportunity.


Required qualifications:

  • A member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Canadian National Certification in palliative care, or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years of recent experience in palliative care
  • Computer literacy
  • A valid driver's licence

The Palliative Care Coordinator will lead the hospital palliative care team and possess the following competencies:

  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills
  • Clinical expertise in palliative care including pain and symptom management
  • Manage a caseload of palliative patients living with a progressive life limiting illness
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced patient and family- centered care environment with competing priorities
  • Ethical decision making
  • Collaborate with a variety of different stakeholders and demonstrate leadership with inter-professional team, including providers within the circle of care for individual patients and caregivers
  • Demonstrate leadership with inter-professional teams
  • Support the scheduling and coordination of planning meetings with team members
  • The role includes recruiting, screening and orientation of volunteers
  • Provide ongoing in-service education
  • Representation on the Regional End of Life -Network committee
  • Demonstrates effective use of a computer for EHR documentation purposes
Additional Information

A Vulnerable Sector Check is a condition of employment at RVH. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.  RVH is an equal opportunity employer, committed to meeting needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Applicants requiring accommodation should contact Human Resources at 613-432-4851.

Contact Information
Alison Green, V.P. Corporate Services
Renfrew Victoria Hospital
499 Raglan Street North,
Renfrew, Ontario
K7V 1P6

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