The first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital in Bucks County.
St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of excellence for which St. Mary Medical Center is known. We are very proud of our patient outcomes. St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple years.
Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50 spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and stroke recovery). Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have suffered:
Neurological conditions including:
Spinal Cord Injury
Medically Complex Illnesses including: Cardiac and Pulmonary, and Renal disease
Provides patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care. Meets the communication needs of patient and family. Provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Accurately performs patient assessments and identifies patient needs
Identifies and initiates appropriate nursing interventions
Provides patient and family teaching throughout the rehabilitation stay and prior to discharge
Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient,
Works cooperatively and actively participates with other members of the interdisciplinary team
Participates in Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement (CQPI)
May provide input into the budgetary planning process and contributes to cost effectiveness of services and programs provided by the department and hospital
Communicates employee observations and suggestions related to opportunities for improvement and staff educational needs
Maintains positive relationships with all customers
Complies with regulatory and accreditation standards
Responsible for personal and professional development
Maintains ethical practices and HIPAA requirements
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control. Maintains medical staff rules/requirements, as well as regulatory body standards.
Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and scope of practice
Actively participates in team conferences
Performs timely and appropriate documentation relating to medical necessity in the medical record.
Responsible for completion and revision of the Interdisciplinary Care Plan for each patient.
Performs timely and accurate QI assessments
Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.
Supports the leadership of the hospital in a professional manner and acts as a role model
Reduces the potential for medication errors and follows correct medication procedures.
Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.
Demonstrates ability, under direct supervision of an RN, to assist in performing assessments and reassessments of patients per policy.
Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Initiates plan of care as indicated by the patient's needs and response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness; updates plan accordingly based on changes in patient's condition and individual needs.
Integrates the plan of care with Rehabilitation Services treatment plan to attain patient's optimal level of functioning.
Formulates a teaching plan based on identified patient learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate.
Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level of licensure.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to team leader, coworkers, physicians and the Rehabilitation Services staff.
Consults other departments, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.
Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; ensures patient confidentiality.
Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
Response to the patient is appropriate in emergency or physically distressful situation.
Performs other duties as assigned within the LPN/LVN scope of practice.
Graduate of accredited nurse program with current licensure in the state required.
Current CPR certification required.
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.
Job : LPN/LVN Primary Location : PA-Langhorne-CHC Payroll - Saint Mary Rehab Hospital Organization : 6788 - CHC Payroll - Saint Mary Rehab Hospital Shift : Day