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RN (Registered Nurse) Inpatient Rehabilitation - St. Elizabeth Youngstown

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health SIGN ON BONUS up to $15,000 FOR RN'S WITH 1 OR MORE EXPERIENCEup to $7,500 FOR NEW GRAD RN'S OR LESS THAN 1 YEAR EXPERIENCESummary 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.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)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)Patient 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%Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled Weekly Hours:36Work Shift:Days/Afternoons (United States of America)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 you'd 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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