Posting # 38603 - [ ONA ]
Registered Nurse - 1 position(s)
Acquired Brain Injury
Parkwood Institute - Main Building
Regular Part Time
An exciting opportunity exists to be part of an interdisciplinary ambulatory team that supports those who have acquired brain injury (ABI) in accessing our ABI services through assessment and triage by telephone assessment in an office environment, and determining their rehab readiness for same.
The successful applicant will be involved in the development, implementation and ongoing delivery of a new triage model for our ambulatory ABI services. The Registered Nurse will provide clinical services by way of intake assessments relevant to the ABI population, including mental health screening, involvement with groups and be available for coverage as indicated, to the rehabilitation outpatient clinics. Participate in relevant educational programming involving community partners and health center staff, and engage in relevant research activities. The outpatient clinics provide clinical care to individuals with spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury, stroke, chronic wounds and musculoskeletal injuries.
This is an ideal opportunity for a registered nurse who wants to be part of 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 and a holistic approach to care, the successful applicant will provide nursing care to patients seeking rehabilitative care with our teams. You will work to the full scope of practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
- Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing
- Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Valid CPR certificate
- One - two years' experience in providing clinical services to the neurological rehabilitation population.
- Demonstrated ability to assess physical and psychosocial needs of rehabilitation patients
- Demonstrated excellent organizational skills suitable for a fast paced clinical environment
- Demonstrate experience in establishing positive interpersonal relationships, and able to work as an effective team member
- Ability to develop therapeutic relationships with this patient population and their families
- Ability to function as an independent practitioner
- Superior interpersonal, communication, conflict management and relationship building skills
- Demonstrated ability to apply and document the nursing process, , with a strong ability to think critically around clinical issues.
- Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills with patients as well as a variety of community and organizational partners
- Ability to apply effective body mechanics and meet the physical demands of the position
- Demonstrated attention to ensuring a safe work environment for self, patients, and others
- Demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning
- Demonstrated skills with various computer software
- Wound care experience
- Demonstrated competency in IV and Phlebotomy
- Two years previous Mental Health Nursing Experience - within the last 5 years
- Proficiency in French is considered an asset
Posting date: April 09, 2018
Submission deadline: April 15, 2018
Stacy Kearns, Human Resources