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RPN, General Rehab

Employer
Grand River Hospital
Location
Kitchener, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 15, 2024

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Discipline
Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Rehabilitation
Hours
Full-time
POSITION VACANCY: General Rehabilitation

POSITION: Temporary Full Time Registered Practical Nurse until approximately May 20, 2024.

HOURS OF WORK: 2D 2N DAYS, NIGHT, EVENINGS, & WEEKENDS

Summary:

The Registered Practical Nurse assists in the provision of total nursing care for an assigned group of patients. The RPN works closely with other nursing staff and therapists, in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice within the clinical setting

Responsibilities

The position requires heavy work, involves pushing and pulling moderate and heavy objects, extensive physical movements (walking, crouching). Majority of time spent working with patients; ensuring carry over of recommended approaches from therapy. Must deal with the public (patient families and volunteers). Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Qualifications:
  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Preference given to individuals with previous experience in a Rehabilitation Care Model
  • Strong interdisciplinary team skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attendance record

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Grand River Hospital requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL THE POSTING IS CLOSED.

Please include a resume with your application in order to ensure that your qualifications are appropriately considered in the hiring process.

Grand River Hospital is committed to fair and equitable employment and in our recruitment and selection practices. We strongly believe in inclusion and diversity within our organization, and welcome all applicants including, but not limited to: racialized communities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous people, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Hospital community. We are committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment. Grand River Hospital is a proud member of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).

Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources in advance for assistance.

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