Job Number: 362554
Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital, our beautiful, 50-bed JCAHO and CARF accredited freestanding Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) located at 3020 West Wheatland Road in Dallas, TX.
Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital’s mission is to deliver comprehensive, efficient medical rehabilitation to persons with disabling conditions in order to provide them the opportunity to achieve the highest attainable level of functional improvement. Specialty programs include stroke rehabilitation, brain injury rehab, orthopedic physical therapy, and amputation treatment.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The Charge Nurse
Coordination of staff as well as direct and indirect patient care to adult and geriatric patients. The supervisor serves as a liaison between nursing and hospital administration on an assigned shifts.
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 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.
Provides input to the nursing staff evaluations as requested by the CCO.
Shares and demonstrates current information/techniques as related to nursing practice.
Demonstrates correct interpretation of policies and standards.
Assures unit assignments are complete.
Supervises unit personnel to assure maximum productivity and quality of patient care.
Participates in the management of assigned staff.
Provide on-call coverage as requested by CCO.
Demonstrates effective communication skills and the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and developmental level of the patient.
- Graduate of accredited registered nurse program with current licensure in the state.
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required, 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.
- Previous supervisory experience preferred