Job Description

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.


  • Diploma in Practical Nursing
  • Current Certificate of Competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Must be able to achieve 80% in the Functional Independent Measure (FIM) certification exam within the probationary period or within the trial period and on recertification exams if applying to work on any of the following rehabilitation units:  Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Amputee Rehabilitation, Neurological Rehabilitation, TB Rehabilitation and Respiratory Rehabilitation
  • Recent related clinical experience preferred
  • Ability to perform the essential clinical duties of the job
  • 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
  • Required to rotate throughout Respiratory Services: Respiratory Continuing Care, Respiratory Rehabilitation, CAVC and TB services
  • Evidence of good performance history and attendance record
  • Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and help s 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

At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our values. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter. For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4633.

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