CAVC is a 36 bed unit with an additional 4 beds dedicated to Transitional Home Ventilation (THV) program. Patients are ventilator dependent requiring total patient care.
Patients are cared for by Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses with the support of the inter-professional team.
ELU is a 6 Bed unit geared towards stable ventilated patients who are able to direct their care - Care Assistants are supported by registered staff to provide ADLs and other care needs.
Recreational Therapy Services provide a range of services to both patient populations to enhance the quality of life in a fun and safe environment.
Qualifications : Diploma in Nursing BScN preferred Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario Current certificate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation BCLS for registered nurses employed on the Respiratory Rehabilitation and Neurological Rehabilitation nursing units Must be able to achieve 80% in the Functional Independent Measure (FIM) certification exam within the probationary or familiarization period and on recertification exams if applying to work on any of the following rehabilitation units : 3EA (Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation), 3EB (Amputee Rehabilitation), 3EC (Neurological Rehabilitation), 2EB (TB Rehabilitation) and 2WF (Respiratory Rehabilitation).
Recent related clinical experience preferred Ability to perform the essential clinical duties of the job Skills in leading others, including the effective management of challenging interpersonal situations Effective communication skills Effective problem recognition, problem solving and decision making skills Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development Demonstrated commitment to team success Resilience and effective coping strategies to manage change Demonstrated reliable work habits Demonstrated computer literacy in word processing and Electronic Patient Record Working knowledge of the College of Nurses of Ontario standards of practice Evidence of satisfactory attendance record An employee’s disciplinary record will be reviewed as part of the assessment of qualifications Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and helps patients get their life back Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors