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Job Number: 290680


IT'S SIMPLE.

You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients/residents you treat.

You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home.

What you want is Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital. Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!

 

Summary:

Provides planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process of Assessment, Planning, Intervention, and Evaluation. Develops nursing care plan in coordination with patient, family and interdisciplinary staff as necessary. Communicates changes in patient’s clinical condition with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Manager, and co-workers as appropriate. Participates in discharge planning process.

The Registered Nurse (RN) functions under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager. The RN provides and supervises nursing care to patients requiring inpatient rehabilitation. The RN is responsible for quality outcome oriented patient care and is accountable for the delivery of safe care. The RN also assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants/Rehabilitation Techs. The RN may be assigned to orient staff and students and to assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of the individual.

Some Duties Include:

  • Performs and records admission/physical assessment within 24 hours of admission, according to policy.
  • Interprets the patient’s condition and abnormal findings, communicating information in a timely manner to the physician.
  • Identifies the patient’s problems and initiates the appropriate Care Path, planning the appropriate nursing interventions. Contributes to the Initial Plan of Care.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills and the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and developmental level of the patient.
  • Assists physicians with patient rounds, examinations or procedures as needed.
  • Administers and documents medications, both scheduled and prn, in a timely manner, without error.
  • Communicates with nursing and interdisciplinary team members in a manner that facilitates positive interaction and response.
  • Identifies clinical issues and seeks interdisciplinary collaboration for resolution as needed.
  • Complies with policies and procedures relating to infection control for self, patients, visitors, and staff.
  • Directs and supervises other staff members in an emergency situation in a manner that facilitates positive interaction and response.
  • Maintains, and assures that staff maintains, good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital.
  • Complies with other job specific duties and responsibilities as laid out by job description provided by employer.

Experience/Skills:

  • Graduate of accredited registered nurse program with current licensure in the state
  • Experience in a Rehabilitation Hospital environment preferred
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred
  • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred;
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills required.

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