Number of Positions: 1
HOURS OF WORK:
Please note that the hours of work are approximate and are schedules are subject to change depending on operational needs. Any changes made to the hours of work will be done in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement.
Types of shifts: Days, nights, evenings, weekends, holidays.
WHY WORK FOR US:
Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is a state-of-the-art regional hospital with a proud local history extending back over a century. With a capacity of 494 beds, our regional hospital has one of the busiest Emergency Department in Ontario and offers an extensive range of services, including specialized programs in renal, stroke, cardiac, cancer care, and vascular surgery.
We wouldn't be the hospital we are today without the people and nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. At PRHC, we pride ourselves on creating and maintaining an environment where people are valued, recognized, and treated with respect.
We offer competitive and comprehensive benefit plans, a pension program with matching employer contribution, professional development opportunities, employee and family assistance program, health and wellness programs (gym and yoga memberships, annual wellness fair, travel discounts) and a learning fund for educational development.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
The RN, as one of the providers of health care, has a unique role in promoting health, in preventing illness, and in helping clients attain and maintain the highest level of health possible.S/he is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients, with predictable and unpredictable outcomes who may or may not be clinically stable.S/he will provide integrated rehabilitation care for a variety of patient populations but primarily stroke, ortho and amputee patients on the rehabilitation unit. The environment for care is characterized by coordinated interdisciplinary teamwork and best practice standards.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Preferred: Rehab Nursing Certificate – RNAO and OARN (Ontario Association of Rehab Nurses)
Preferred: Rehab clinical practice competencies
Preferred: Orthopaedic/Rehab clinical practice competencies
Preferred: Stroke (Acute and Rehab)clinical practice competencies
Preferred: Alfa FIM certification and/or to be obtained within one year
Preferred: FIM certification
Preferred: TORBSST certification preferred and/or to be obtained within one year
Preferred: Completion of “Stroke Orientation to Best Practices Workshop”
Preferred: Completion of “Stroke Hemispheres” or commitment to completing independent online Hemispheres training within 1 year of hire preferred
Evidence of continuing education
WHO YOU ARE:
Excellent assessment skills including neurological and/or Rehab
Excellent organizational skills and flexibility
Ability to work well in an interdisciplinary team setting.
Excellent adult teaching skills.
Excellent communication and documentation skills.
Basic knowledge of computers and keyboarding.
Demonstrated commitment to continuing education.
Competence in interpreting and analyzing data and taking appropriate action/intervention
Familiar with commonly used neurological assessment tools e.g. Canadian Neurological Scale, Glasgow Coma Screening
Positive attitude and work experience.
Current experience, rehab & knowledge of rehab nursing philosophy
Demonstrated ability to work well with patients, families and all levels of staff
Demonstrated ability to handle stressful situations
Good knowledge of Meditech /Order Entry programs
Demonstrated good attendance with ability to maintain this standard
Peterborough Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Should any applicant require accommodation through the recruitment and selection process, please Notify us by indicating you require an accommodation in your application form. A representative from Human Resources will be in touch with you to tailor the recruitment process to meet your accommodation needs.
While the Health Centre appreciates your expression of interest in this position(s), only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified.