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Registered Nurse- Specialized Orthopedic and Developmental Rehabilitation 

Category Nursing  
Req Number NUR-24-00006  
Open Date 2/2/2024  
Number of Openings 3  
Department Specialized Orthopedic and Developmental Rehab 

Work type Casual 

Grade None Specified 

FTE casu 

Posting Close Date 02/16/2024 


The Registered Nurse (RN) provides leadership and promotes excellence in pediatric, family-centred rehabilitation nursing care. The paediatric rehabilitation RN skill set is grounded in rehabilitative principles of managing complex medical needs, collaborating with the interprofessional team, partnering with the client and family, providing client/caregiver education, working with the client/family to set goals for maximum independence and establish plans of care to maintain optimal wellness.
The RN is registered with College of Nurses of Ontario and works to full scope of practice within the current legislative framework. This role may rotate across all 3 Units: Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team (BIRT), Specialized Orthopedic & Developmental Rehabilitation (SODR) and Complex continuing Care (CCC). Successful candidates will be required to work across the 3 units to meet client care needs as required.

Key Responsibilities

Clinical Practice

  • Uses theoretical and evidence based practice to plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for clients on all 3 inpatient units
  • Provides nursing care that promotes and supports the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual well-being of clients and families
  •  Practices culturally competent care
  • Works in partnership with client/family and interprofessional team to facilitate appropriate, timely and effective discharge/transition planning
  • Advocates for clients/families with goal of effective outcomes and appropriate use of resources
  • Interacts with members of the interdisciplinary care team and community providers as appropriate, to ensure an integrated approach to care
  • Supports and respects the client/family’s rights to make decisions based on their own values, beliefs and experiences


  • Collaborates with client / family and interprofessional team to identify client-centred goals
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  • Practices based on identified standards of care within an interprofessional environment


  • Participates in quality improvement activities to ensure the delivery of efficient and effective health care
  • Participates in quality activities to ensure the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment
  • Utilizes the teaching/learning process to provide education, both formal and informal to clients/families, colleagues, students and other professionals within a fully affiliated academic healthcare environment
  • Manages change in a constructive and appropriate manner
  • Seeks opportunities for professional growth


  • Demonstrates a spirit of inquiry by examining current practice and identifying questions for study
  • Utilizes nursing best practice guidelines to deliver care
  • Participates in nursing research where applicable and utilizes outcome measurement


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or minimally enrolled in and actively working towards a degree in nursing
  • Previous job related experience required, pediatric rehabilitation nursing experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families and member of the interprofessional team
  • Experience in working with clients who are ventilator dependent
  • Vent experience is preferred
  • Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Membership in RNAO preferred
  • Specialty Certification in Rehabilitation Nursing preferred
About the Organization Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth with disabilities, medical complexity, illness and injury. All of our work is guided by our strategic plan, Transformative Care, Inclusive World: Holland Bloorview 2030. The plan:

To get a glimpse as to who Holland Bloorview is, we invite you to watch the Dear Everybody, This is Holland Bloorview video. Video:

Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of inclusion, diversity, equity accessibility, and anti-racism (IDEAA). This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we seek to create an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. To help in our journey towards fully reflecting the communities we partner with, we welcome and encourage applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQI2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting or 416-425-6220.  

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