Registered Practical Nurse, Rehab

  • Company:
    Cambridge Memorial Hospital
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a thriving community hospital that proudly provides acute care services including: Emergency, Surgery, Medicine, Women’s and Children’s Health, Intensive Care, Mental Health, and Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people. Our dedicated and skilled staff are passionate about providing outstanding patient-centred care, and an exceptional patient experience to residents of the Waterloo Region and beyond.

Join CMH as it leads in innovation and compassion! With a beautiful and caring community like no other, you are not just expanding our career; you are enhancing your life! To learn more about CMH, please visit our website at /a> .

Job Description

As a key member of the Rehab program, the Registered Practical Nurse will perform duties within their full scope of practice in the Rehabilitation Unit. The successful incumbent will demonstrate the application of nursing knowledge through patient assessment and utilizes the Three Factor Framework to manage the full scope of practice for Rehabilitative patient care. The physical demands of the role may include but are not limited to sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and bending. This position contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Other duties as assigned.

Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • College of Nurses of Ontario Certificate of Registration required
  • RPN Diploma or equivalent required
  • National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) and the Functional Index Measure (FIM) training or willingness to obtain within three months of hire required
  • Current rehabilitation nursing experience required
  • Knowledge of rehabilitation practices and processes required
  • Demonstrated evidence of ongoing professional education in rehabilitative care preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of discharge planning and appropriate use of community resources
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a patient centered, multi-disciplinary team environment is essential
  • I.V. trained and certified or willing to obtain within 6 months of hire required
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and negotiating skills required
  • Experience with Meditech system modules preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required
  • We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The successful external applicant is required to provide the applicable criminal record check, as requested by Human Resources, in accordance with federal and provincial legislation. Valid criminal record checks are in original format and dated with two months from date of conditional offer from CMH.

    Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace. All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process. Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.