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RN (Registered Nurse) Clinical Acute Rehab PRN St Elizabeth Youngstown Mercy Health

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthSummary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe 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 patient's 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.Licensing/CertificationCurrent 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)EducationBachelors of Science Nursing (preferred)Work Experience1 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)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)Lippincot (preferred)LanguageNonePatient PopulationPediatrics (1-12 years) (Lourdes)Adolescents (13-17 years) (Lourdes, Cincinnati)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay 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 RequirementsLifting/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/HazardsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearHazardsDepth perceptionUse of latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energySkillsMonitor patient conditions during treatmentClinical NursingProfessional NursingPatient assessmentCare PlansPatient CarePatient SafetyInterpersonal RelationshipsDiversity AwarenessProfessionalismCompassionateOrients employeesAdminister medications within scopeRecord patient medical historiesAnalyze data and informationAttention to detailCritical thinkingCommunication with family membersVerbal and written communicationCollaborationTeamworkConflict resolutionActive listeningRelationship buildingTime management skillsDependabilityAdaptabilityFlexibilityPatient Care PlansAccountableIdentifying patient needs that impact other discipline's patient careAdvocates for highest level of independence after dischargeProvides necessary input regarding transitions of careAssists patient and family with solving barriers to dischargeMicrosoft OfficeMercy HealthAbout UsAs 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.Bon SecoursAbout UsAs a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours 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. Bon Secours 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 HospitalJob 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 environmentEssential 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 organization's policies and procedures Other duties as assignedEducation: Graduate of an accredited Associates degree or Bachelors degree in NursingCertifications: Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart AssociationExperience: 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)Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer...... click apply for full job details

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