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Registered Nurse (RN) Acute Rehab PRN -St Elizabeth Youngstown

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) Acute Rehab PRN -St Elizabeth Youngstown

Requisition R118443
*Market* Youngstown, Ohio

*Department* Rehab Care Acute - St. Elizabeth

*Shift* All

*Schedule* Part-time

*Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health*

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

The RN Inpatient Rehabilitation functions as a care provider of a multidisciplinary care team responsible for the delivery of patient care through using the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The RN possesses the specialized knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care for people with physical disability and chronic illness. The RN possesses the basic knowledge of a patients age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care, demonstrates strong skills related to effective time management and prioritizing patient care, contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement initiatives, collaborates with other professional disciplines, and supports the mission of the ministry to provide physical and psychological support to patients and families.

Essential Job Functions

Collaborates with members of interdisciplinary teams to establish goals and strategies for meeting the discharge or continuing care needs with the patient.

Performs and documents complete patient assessments.

Initiates and maintains current nursing care plans for all assigned patients.

Identifies patient learning needs to provide individualized and comprehensive teaching.

Reinforces the teaching done by other members of the rehabilitation team and other healthcare disciplines and provides resource materials for patients and families.

Fosters independence in patients and families for self-care skills, self-management, decision making, and goal development

Administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures.

Serves as a point of contact for patients care coordination throughout the hospital departments.

Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department.

Serves as a patient advocate in collaboration with spiritual care, palliative care, and ethics.

BSMH nurses are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH Nursing Professional Practice Model.

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. Pharmacy Technicians may practice at the top of their respective State Licensing Board Regulations.


Current RN license in state they are working or covered by compact (required)

BLS Basic Life Support- American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)

Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) (preferred)

Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification RN-BC (preferred)

Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) (preferred)

Certified Neurological Registered Nurse (CNRN) (preferred)

National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Certification (preferred)

Gerontological Nursing - ANCC (preferred)


Bachelors of Science Nursing (preferred)

Work Experience

1 year of clinical patient care experience (e.g. Patient Care Tech (PCT), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Nurses Aide (CNA)) in an acute care setting, long-term care facility, or physician practice (preferred)

1 year of experience in an acute rehabilitation facility (preferred)


EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)

Lippincot (preferred)



Patient Population

Pediatrics (1-12 years) (Lourdes)

Adolescents (13-17 years) (Lourdes, Cincinnati)

Adults (18-64 years)

Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Working Conditions

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur

May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse

May be required to use physical restraints

May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights

May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*

May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*

May have periods of constant interruptions

*Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Physical Requirements

Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%

Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%

Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%

Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%

Stoop/Kneel 1-33%

Crawling 1-33%

Climbing 1-33%

Balance 1-33%

Bending 34-66%

Sitting 1-33%

Walking 67-100%

Standing 67-100%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards

Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

Perform shift work

Maneuver weight of patients

Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder

Reach above shoulder

Repetitive arm/hand movements

Finger Dexterity

Color Vision

Acuity - far

Acuity - near


Depth perception

Use of latex products

Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

Exposure to moving mechanical parts

Exposure to dust/fumes

Exposure to potential electrical shock

Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy


Monitor patient conditions during treatment

Clinical Nursing

Professional Nursing

Patient assessment

Care Plans

Patient Care

Patient Safety

Interpersonal Relationships

Diversity Awareness



Orients employees

Administer medications within scope

Record patient medical histories

Analyze data and information

Attention to detail

Critical thinking

Communication with family members

Verbal and written communication



Conflict resolution

Active listening

Relationship building

Time management skills




Patient Care Plans


Identifying patient needs that impact other disciplines patient care

Advocates for highest level of independence after discharge

Provides necessary input regarding transitions of care

Assists patient and family with solving barriers to discharge

Microsoft Office

Mercy Health

About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.



Registered Nurse (RN) Inpatient Rehabilitation Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Hospital


Job Summary:

The Inpatient Rehab Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by:

Utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status

Implementing clinical nursing interventions

Having a highly diverse medical skillset

Developing and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes

Ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment


Essential Functions:

Collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team

Collect vital signs, administer IV medications, understand charting, and assess patient condition

Assesses, stages, photographs, and measures wounds accurately and in accordance with policy

Evaluates, updates and revises the plan of care to facilitate achievement of planned and expected outcomes

Administer medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and the organizations policies and procedures

Other duties as assigned



Graduate of an accredited Associates degree or Bachelors degree in Nursing



Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)

Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association



1 year of clinical patient care experience in an acute care setting, long-term care facility, or physician practice (preferred, not required)

1 year of experience in an acute rehabilitation facility (preferred, not required)


Training: *

EPIC Electronic Health Record training (preferred, not required)

MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more
    Benefits offerings vary according to employment status
    *Scheduled Weekly Hours:
    0.01*Work Shift: *
    All *Department: *
    Rehab Care Acute - St. ElizabethAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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