Careers

Why Work at NOVA Montréal?

  • NOVA Montréal has 120 years of experience providing high quality care in the community
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Pension is available to eligible staff
  • We invest in our staff, offering continuous opportunities for learning (paid orientations, CPR and PDSB recertification)

Executive Director

Reporting to the Board, the Executive Director (ED) is responsible for leading a team of close to 40 including nurses, home health care workers, and 5 administrative staff members. This team of health care workers and administrative personnel are supported by approximately 30 volunteers

The ED is responsible for the overall direction of the organization, ensuring the provision of high quality, cost-effective nursing and related services to individuals and families in the community. The ED works in conjunction with the Board of Directors to develop, review and implement the strategic plan and also acts as a spokesperson for the organization to community organizations including CSSSs and hospitals, funders and the general public.

 Priorities of the function include:

  • Guide the organization through a process of continuous improvement and collaborates closely with the Board to review programs and delivery of service to optimize both financial and human resources.
  • Implements appropriate systems to monitor the operations against Board approved budget, community needs, staff and volunteer resources
  • Develops and maintains close contact with community organizations, notably the CSSSs and hospitals, to monitor trends and develop continuing initiatives in the health care field.
  • Works closely with the Director of Development and the Board to develop new sources of funding and ensure stewardship of current donors.
  • Provides ongoing supervision of nursing and auxiliary staff

 CANDIDATE PROFILE

Experience

 The ideal candidate will be an experienced administrator and manager with a passion for community health care. The successful candidate will likely hold a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing and have experience in a community setting (e.g. hospital, CSSS, local health organization). A degree in business or health care administration or equivalent experience will be considered an asset.  He or she will preferably have experience working with volunteers, including at the Board level. Candidates should have a proven ability to manage organizational change in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining current knowledge about community health and social needs.

Competencies

The candidate should have a successful track record as a manager and leader with strong interpersonal skills.

The candidate must be comfortable collaborating at all levels in the organization, dealing with colleagues, medical and administrative professionals, members of the Board and donors. The candidate has an established capacity to influence and is able to work in close collaboration with a large variety of stakeholders to develop solid relationships founded on mutual confidence.

The candidate must be capable of working well within a team towards the successful accomplishment of strategic objectives. The candidate must have a basic level of financial literacy and a demonstrated knowledge of continuous quality improvement processes. He or she should have a tendency to encourage participation from teammates with the goal of developing projects and solving problems in a collective manner.

Excellent communication skills are required and the candidate must be fluently bilingual, in English and French.

 COMPENSATION

NOVA Montreal offers a competitive compensation package, along with a pension plan.

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Home Health Aide:

Home Health Aide Recognized as a pioneer of home healthcare services, NOVA Montréal is currently recruiting for permanent/casual Home Health Aide positions. In accordance with NOVA Montréal’s policies and procedures, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse/Case Manager, the Home Health Aide will:
• Assist with activities of daily living, including personal hygiene services (bathing, dressing and grooming), light housekeeping services, meal services, exercise and physical assistance, companionship and mental stimulation, where applicable
• Administer prescribed and prepared oral medications as directed by the RN/Case Manager
• Maintain records of the client’s condition, and report any health-related changes to the RN/Case Manager in a timely manner
• Provide clients and their families with support and basic instructions on independent living and adaptation to disability or illness
Qualifications
• Health Care Aide certificate or equivalent required
• PDSB and CPR certificates required
• Minimum 1 year of recent experience working with elderly or disabled persons, preferably in home care assistance
• Palliative care experience is an asset
• Ability to effectively communicate in English or French. Bilingualism is an asset.
• Must be available minimum 3 days in the workweek in addition to weekends or alternating weekends. May be required to work day/evening and/or nights
• Must have access to reliable transportation
• Must be able to commit to an ongoing schedule, while able to be flexible and adaptable to changing work environment
• Must be punctual, with a good attendance record
• Satisfactory medical examination and police record check
• Must have a compassionate and caring demeanor

NOVA Montréal offers its employees flexibility in schedule, a competitive compensation and benefits package, free CPR and PDSB recertification and more. To join our expanding healthcare family, please apply below.

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Nurse: 

(Thank you for your interest. We are not hiring at this time. Please check back.)

The Registered Nurse/Care Manager’s primary responsibility is overseeing the interdisciplinary plan of care for a patient. This mid-management position includes management and administrative duties as well. Position: Registered Nurse/Case Manager Status: Permanent. Hours of Work: Part-time (4 days/per week) and/or on-call (weeknights) and weekends, subject to change based on operational requirements Location: In-home nursing care; must be available to travel to clients in our territory (please refer to map in “Contact Us”)

Tasks
• Establishes objectives for client care based on the initial and ongoing assessments of the client’s need.
• Provides safe, comprehensive nursing care based on scientific principles based on the standards of practice of the Order of Nurses of Quebec, the ethical and legal boundaries established by the Provincial and Federal legislations, and the policies and procedures of NOVA Montréal.
• In collaboration with other members of the health professional team and NOVA Home Health Aides, the Nurse Case Manager works to maximize the well-being of the client, in accordance with the needs requested by the client and/or their family.
• Re-evaluates and updates the initial care plan based on their observations of the client and family.
• Plans, organizes and sets priorities for daily activities in a manner that effectively utilizes their time, energy and skills to complete required tasks in the allotted time.
• Arranges for the use of equipment and supplies as needed by the client
• Acts as a liaison with other medical partners to facilitate the delivery of supplemental services available to the client.
• Knowledgeable about community resources and acts as a client advocate assisting in obtaining required services.
• Provides health techniques for families and individual clients.
• Documents all nursing actions and decisions accurately in patient records.
• Attends regular NOVA team meetings and actively participates in discussions and workshops pertinent to the job.
• Completes and submits required reports to the organization in a timely manner.
• Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.
Qualifications
• Nursing diploma or degree from a recognized College or University
• Baccalaureate Degree or Diploma in Nursing specialized in Palliative or Gerontology an asset
• Current registration with the OIIQ
• Current First Aid and CPR certification
• Fluently Bilingual
• Minimum 3 years recent nursing experience in Palliative Care required
• Experience working with youth and elderly or relevant nursing field an asset
• Must have a valid driver’s license

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