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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 090-17
Date of Posting: 2017-04-21
Closing Date: 2017-04-27

Registered Nurse - Rehabilitation/RCU

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manager of Rehabilitation and Restorative Care and Grey Bruce Stroke Service, the responsibility of the Registered Nurse is the promotion of health and the assessment of, the provision of care of, and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventative, therapeutic and rehabilitative means to patients in order to attain, maintain or return to optimal function.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario 

  • Physical Assessment course or equivalent

  • Minimum two years’ medical or surgical nursing experience within the last five years

  • Rehabilitation nursing experience within the last 2 years

  • FIM (Functional Independence Measure) certification

  • Experience using principles of adult education and knowledge translation

  • Venipunctures to establish an IV required

  • IV medications below the drip chamber

  • Central line care - including tubing, dressing change, line removal and blood sampling

  • Maintenance of TPN

  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work effectively in an interprofessional care team to provide individualized patient care based on patient goals and diverse needs

  • Knowledge and experience identifying and contributing to the care, development and implementation of rehabilitative goal based plan of care

  • Excellent leadership, problem solving, decision making, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interviewing and patient assessment skills

  • Interest and experience in patient education and health promotion and prevention

  • Commitment to continuous professional development and continuing education

  • Participate in staff meetings and unit specific projects

  • Recent satisfactory attendance and performance record

  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)

  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes


  • Baccalaureate Degree in nursing

  • BCLS certification

  • Additional education pertaining rehabilitation and restorative care

  • Rehabilitation Certification CNA

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address: 1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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