RN- Intensive Rehab

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes

Requisition ID
2021-93318
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
Address
1026 A Ave NE
Affiliate
1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital
City
Cedar Rapids
Department
General Rehab/6W
State
IA
FTE
0.6
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
0.6
Work Type (Portal Searching)
WEP Part Time Benefits

Overview

Are you interested in being part of a high performing team and helping patients rebuild their lives after a life altering event or chronic illness?  Then look no further, St. Luke’s Inpatient Rehabilitation unit has been providing acute rehabilitation services for over 40 Years and are the experts in the field of rehabilitation.  Rehabilitation Registered Nurses not only manage complex medical conditions, but also help patient’s achieve freedom and independence.  St. Luke’s Inpatient Rehabilitation unit is the only acute inpatient rehabilitation unit in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City corridor that is CARF accredited and part of a Magnet designated hospital, which means we provide top-notch care and promote your development as a Team Member.  

Why choose UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit?

  • Better nurse-patient ratios than other comparable Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Units
  • State-of-the-art-facilities with 23 private rooms and a transitional apartment.
  • You will have the opportunity to work with a large collaborative healthcare team. The team includes a supportive nursing leadership team, nurses, patient care technicians, physiatrists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists, recreational therapists, neuropsychologists, health psychologists, care coordination, spiritual care, and social work.
  • Over 50% of eligible nursing staff have achieved advance certification as a Certified Brain Injury Specialist or Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse.

Wait no longer and apply today.  New Grad RNs welcome to apply! CRRN and CBIS offered.

 

Learn more about our team: https://www.unitypoint.org/cedarrapids/services-inpatient-rehabilitation-services.aspx

 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list). Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty. Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task. Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future. Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements.

% of Time

(annually)

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

·         Assumes primary responsibility for the plan of care for a patient or group of patients, per unit standards and nursing care required for the specified patient population.

·         Effectively delegates tasks and responsibilities to other health care team members and assumes responsibility for follow-up and collaboration.

·         Performs admission assessment process per specific department standards to include patient history, physical, and psycho-social assessment.  Utilizes physical assessment data, diagnostic data (lab, radiology, diagnostic testing), pharmacological information and patient/family perceptions in formulating nursing diagnosis related to focus problem areas and identifying goals of care.

·         Assumes responsibility for developing a plan of care that is mutually established with the patient and family.  Each patient is treated as an individual, with their identified goals and expectations reviewed each shift to verify priorities. 

·         Implements the plan of care according to current standards of nursing practice, evidence-based practice, and hospital protocol/procedures.

·         Integrates multidisciplinary approach to maintain comfort, support human functions and responses, and maintain an environment conductive to safety and well-being.  Implements measures to promote a safe environment.

·         Partners with healthcare team to achieve the patient care outcomes and goals of care.

·         Administers medications and nursing treatments within scope of practice.

·         Incorporates St. Luke’s Comfort/C.A.R.E. Professional Practice Model in their daily nursing care. 

50%

Patient Education

·         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.

·         Integrates patient/family teaching throughout the hospitalization, including the plan and goals of care, pre- and post-operative procedures, diagnostic procedures, and discharge teaching. 

·         Integrates preventative health maintenance into the education plan.

 

20%

Leadership and Professional Development

·         Assists in the orientation of new associates by acting as a resource and mentor to associates.  Collaborates with unit leadership, as appropriate.  Serves in preceptor role, as appropriate.

·         Participates in the education experiences of students and/or RN interns.

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

·         Utilizes evidenced based models of learning.

·         Participates in department and hospital shared governance infrastructure and performance improvement activities.

 

20%

Basic UPH Performance Criteria         

·         Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

·         Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

·         Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

·         Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

·         Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

·         Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

 

10%

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

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.

Education:

 

 

 

 

·         Graduate of accredited nursing program

·         BSN degree

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

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

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

·         Possess current RN licensure in the State of Iowa or compact state

·         Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons

·         QI Credentialing certificate

·         Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN)

·         Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS)

·         CPI trained

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

 

·         Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English

·         Multicultural sensitivity

·         Demonstrates proficiency in the manual skills and techniques required to perform basic/advanced nursing procedures in the administration of medication therapy and the operation of specialized equipment

·         Ability to complete a basic computer course on the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) through in-hospital training

 

·         Microsoft Office – basic computer skills

 

Other:

 

 

 

 

 

·         Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

·         Age Specific Requirements:

Patients served ages Peds/Adolescents 8-18 and Adults

 

Job ID: 75704

Posted 22 days ago

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