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Registered Practice Nurse - Restorative Transition Unit - Regular Part-time (203614 (2 positions))

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 4/8/2021 3:34:53 PM

We currently have a Regular Part-Time opportunity for a Registered Practical Nurse in the Restorative Transition Unit at our St. John's Rehab Campus.


Regular Part-Time (0.45 FTE)

Summary of Duties

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) establishes caring, therapeutic relationships with patients and their families to attain or maintain optimal functioning by promoting health and/or treating health conditions through supportive, preventative, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitative means. The RPN provides excellent patient and family-centered nursing care to patients with complex health needs and more predictable outcomes in a culturally sensitive manner. The RPN also works collaboratively with Registered Nurses (RNs) to provide elements of care for patients with complex health issues and with less predictable outcomes. The RPN is an autonomous professional who works independently and interdependently as part of the interdisciplinary health care team.


  1. Current registration in good standing from the College of Nurses of Ontario with no restrictions to practice
  2. Diploma in RPN required
  3. Recent successful completion of a Physical Assessment course or a commitment to complete it within 6 months of hire
  4. Recent successful completion of a Medication Administration course or a commitment to complete it within 6 months of hire
  5. Current BCLS is required and commitment to on-going renewal
  6. Membership in RPNAO preferred
  7. Previous experience working with patients that require a slower-paced restorative rehab program to maximize their abilities after surgery, illness, or injury.
  8. Demonstrated professional judgment and interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, their families, other health care team members and the community
  9. Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner
  10. Ability to organize patient care demands and to set priorities
  11. Ability to collaborate effectively with RNs, RPNs, physicians and other members of the health care team.
  12. Effective verbal / written communication skills.
  13. Committed to ongoing professional development
  14. Demonstrated commitment to Person Centered Care approach and principles

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 203614 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.