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Posting # 45361 - [ ONA ]
Registered Nurse - Rehabilitation - 2 positions
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Regular Part Time

A challenging and exciting opportunity exists to work in a collaborative inter-professional environment delivering nursing care to rehabilitation patients in a specialized rehabilitation setting.
This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who wants to be on a team of rehabilitation practitioners who are considered leaders in the delivery of rehabilitation 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 and based upon the foundation of best practice, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing daily nursing care to the full scope of RN accountability. The rehabilitation patient populations include stroke, spinal cord injury and acquired brain injury inpatient programs. Working on the program requires focusing on preventing complications of physical disability, restoring optimal function and assisting with the adaptation to an altered lifestyle. The RN is adept at coordinating and collaborating with the interdisciplinary team toward the achievement of patient centered goals. In addition to nursing care, the successful candidate will provide support to program participants in all areas of rehabilitation including but not limited to independent living skills and behavior management. Physical activities such as lifting, turning and transferring are required.

Essential Qualifications

  • Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Valid CPR certificate
  • Minimum of 1 year rehabilitation nursing experience
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Ability and commitment to act as a supervisor under OHSA
  • Experience and knowledge of the nursing care needs of the patients recovering from stroke, acquired brain injury or spinal cord injury.
  • Ability to apply effective body mechanics and meet the physical demands of the position
  • Must be capable of establishing positive interpersonal relationships and able to work as an effective team member
  • Demonstrated flexibility and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated high level of initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and document the nursing process
  • Demonstrated ability to be self directed and direct others
  • Demonstrated ability to assess physical and psychosocial needs of rehabilitative patients
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset.
  • CRRN or CNN(c) Certificate
  • Demonstrated interest in continuing education and development of evidence based practice
Teaching and Research
  • 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
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: June 07, 2021
Submission deadline: June 13, 2021

Stacy Kearns, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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