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Posting # 48280 - [ UNIFOR ]
Registered Practical Nurse, Rehabilitation - 2 positions
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Full 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 RPN accountability to stroke, spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury and behavioural rehabilitation patients. Working on the programs requires focusing on preventing complications of physical disability, restoring optimal function and assisting with the adaptation to an altered lifestyle. The RPN is adept at coordinating and collaborating with the interdisciplinary team toward the achievement of patient centered goals. Physical activities such as lifting, turning and transferring are required.

Essential Qualifications

  • Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Proficiency and experience in pharmacology and medication administration
  • Valid CPR certificate
  • Successful completion of a nursing competency test
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Active neurological rehabilitation experience within the last 5 years
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 documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: May 13, 2022
Submission deadline: May 19, 2022

Stacy Kearns, Human Resources

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