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!
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.
Give your Best
Performs work that reflects the highest level of service and is a credit to self and positively represents Kindred. Keeping skills, competencies and required licensures/certifications current; displays mastery over attitude and behavior and pride in appearance.
Stay Focused on the Patient
Meets the patients' needs and concerns by consistently acting in a patient-focused manner.
Doing the right thing... Always
Demonstrates adherence to a strict moral or ethical code in performance of duties by always seeking to do the right thing. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown through reliable, timely performance and accountability
Create Fun In What you Do
Demonstrates a positive attitude toward work and devotion to the task at hand.
Respect Individuality to Create the Team
Cooperates with co-workers while performing duties leading to everyone being able to achieve success and giving recognition where it is due. Acknowledges the worth of others through professionalism, patience, and common courtesy.
Be Kinder than Expected
Anticipating a need, providing service above and beyond expectations with compassion
Graduate of accredited registered nurse program with current licensure in the state
Experience in a Rehabilitation Hospital environment preferred