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Registered Nurse - Days

Company: Community Rehabilitation Hospital North
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Description
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Community Rehabilitation Hospital North is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as the #1 Rehabilitation Hospital in Indiana.
Community Rehabilitation Hospital North, located on the Community Hospital North medical campus and in partnership with Kindred Healthcare, is an inpatient facility that offers superior access and the latest equipment to improve the lives of individuals with a broad range of diagnoses - from brain and spinal cord injury to stroke and amputation.
Our 63,000 square foot facility has 60 beds and serves as a Midwestern regional provider for patients with complex physical and neurological injuries and has an advanced accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in Adult Inpatient Care and for their Inpatient Brain Injury Specialty Program, Stroke Specialty Program and Amputee Program as well as Joint Commission disease-specific certifications in Stroke and Amputee Rehabilitation.
Job Summary:
The Registered Nurse (RN) functions under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager. The RN provides nursing care to patients meeting the standards necessary for 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 Nurses and Patient Support Technicians as assigned. The RN may be assigned to orient staff and/or students and to, occasionally assume the duties and responsibilities of their supervisor in the absence.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Job Specific:


  • 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).

  • Maintains positive relationships with all customers.

  • 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 for the hospital in a professional manner and acts as a role model.

  • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications

    • Graduate of a registered nursing program with current RN licensure in the state of Indiana

    • Accredited nursing program preferred.

    • Current BLS required

    • 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 such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and hospital specific programs such as Epic and UDS.

Keywords: Community Rehabilitation Hospital North, Kokomo , Registered Nurse - Days, Healthcare , Kokomo, Indiana

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