Registered Practical Nurse, Stroke/Neurological Rehabilitation
- 1 position
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
It is understood that the hours of work reflect the current scheduling arrangements and are subject to change as determined by the Employer.
A challenging and exciting opportunity exists to work in a collaborative inter-professional environment providing nursing services to stroke /neurological patients in a specialized rehabilitation setting.
This is an ideal opportunity for a registered practical nurse who wants to be on a team of rehabilitation practitioners who are considered leaders in the delivery of rehabilitative care and to actively participate in improving the outcomes of the patients we serve and to the health care system as a whole.
Using the principles of patient centered care, the successful applicant will provide nursing care to patients with stroke and/or other neurological conditions. You will work to the full scope of practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario with a focus of facilitating neurological recovery to enable a safe and functional discharge and return to the patients' home and community.
- Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
- Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Proficiency and experience in pharmacology and medication administration
- Valid CPR certificate
- Must be capable of establishing positive interpersonal relationships and able to work as an effective team member
- Recently demonstrated skills and abilities to the full scope of RPN practice in providing best practice care for the stroke/neurological rehabilitation patient
- Comprehensive knowledge base related to caring for patients with stroke and neurological conditions
- Demonstrated ability to apply and document the nursing process
- Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated excellent organizational skills suitable for a fast paced clinical environment
- Ability to apply effective body mechanics and meet the physical demands of the position
- Demonstrated ability with computer systems (eg.) Cerner and Powerchart
Teaching and Research
- Proficiency in French would be an asset
- Active neurological rehabilitation experience within the last 5 years
- St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
- Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
- Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing
Posting date: July 30, 2020
Submission deadline: August 05, 2020
Stacy Kearns, Human Resources
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.