Inpatient Rehab: RN or LPN

    UnityPoint Health
    2701 17Th St, Rock Island, IL 61201
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    We are expanding our Inpatient Rehab Unit and we are looking for Nurses who enjoy a long term relationship with their patients and working with a multidisciplinary team. Patients are our Rehab unit require multiple therapies for more than 4 hours per day. Many are stroke and previous trauma patients. Many of our Nurses share the satisfaction they receive with helping our Rehab patients attain their goals.

    As a member of the interdisciplinary team, these roles contribute professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients and their families. They maintain a practice environment that reflects the ANA Code for Nurses, Philosophy of Nursing at UnityPoint Health with in the structure of the Professional Nurse Practice Model and in collaboration with other care givers. Knowledge of CARF requirements for inpatient Rehabilitation unit a plus.

    Responsibilities

    Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

    Assesses the needs of patients and families, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.

    Develops an individual plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team.

    Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient's care.

    Delivers high quality care utilizing the nursing process while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required on assigned unit in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.

    Utilizes holistic approach (considering biopsychosocial, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients and families served in the assigned service area.

    Delegates and provides direction for other healthcare providers and hold them accountable for their involvement in the plan of care.

    Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.

    Development & Patient Education

    Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance nursing practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.

    Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient's and their families' age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.

    Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.

    Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements

    Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

    Preferred or Specialized

    Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

    Diploma from an RN program.

    BSN degree

    Prefer one (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.

    Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in primary state. Must apply within 90 days for licensure in secondary state.

    Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

    Posting ID: 593240801Posted: 2021-02-24Job Title: Rn