Palliative Care Coordinator


Palliative Care Coordinator

Renfrew Victoria Hospital
Location: Renfrew, Ontario
Posted: November 25th 2018
Deadline: December 7th, 2018

Renfrew Victoria Hospital (RVH) is a fully accredited facility, offering, surgical, medical, and complex continuing care. Special in-patient services include a special care unit, palliative care and pastoral care. The hospital has an extensive ambulatory care program with over 30,000 emergency and clinic visits per year.

Renfrew Victoria Hospital has been designated by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care as the regional centre for Renfrew County nephrology services. As such, a 20-station hemodialysis unit is located at RVH, a six-station satellite hemodialysis unit is located at the St. Francis Memorial Hospital in Barry’s Bay and a six-station unit at the Pembroke Regional Hospital. Pre-dialysis care clinics are also offered. We offer 25 specialist out-patient clinics and a satellite oncology service. RVH sponsors county-wide services in addictions treatment services, Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP), Regional Assault Care Program and Sleep Lab.

There is full diagnostic support within the hospital including staff radiologists providing radiological, ultrasound, bone density, CT and mammography support. In addition there is a comprehensive surgical program with a surgeon on staff. We also have an Internist on staff who provides exercise stress testing, echocardiography, cardiopulmonary and allergy testing.

We are currently recruiting for a Palliative Care Coordinator. This is a permanent, part-time opportunity with a schedule of three days per week. The Palliative Care Coordinator collaborates with a variety of stakeholders and leads the hospital palliative care team.

  • The successful candidate must possess clinical expertise in palliative care in order to manage a caseload of palliative patients. 
  • The role includes recruitment, screening and orientation of volunteers, as well as scheduling and coordination of planning meetings. 
  • Current CNO registration.
  • Canadian national certification in palliative care, or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ recent experience in palliative care.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Valid driver’s licence.
Additional Information

A Vulnerable Sector Check is a condition of employment at RVH. Only candidates selected for an 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
Julia Boudreau, Vice President, Corporate Services
Renfrew Victoria Hospital
499 Raglan Street North,
Renfrew, Ontario, Canada
K7V 1P6

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