Registered Nurse - RN- Inpatient Rehab Apply Now Requisition
Lima, OH --> Market
Lima, Ohio Department
Physical Therapy - St. Rita's - IP Rehab Acute Department
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Mercy Health St. Rita's Medical Center
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 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.
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)
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)
Pediatrics (1-12 years) (Lourdes)
Adolescents (13-17 years) (Lourdes, Cincinnati)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)
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.
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%
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
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
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
Administer medications within scope
Record patient medical histories
Analyze data and information Attention to detail
Communication with family members
Verbal and written communication
Relationship building Time management skills
Patient Care Plans
Identifying patient needs that impact other discipline's 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. Rita's Medical Center 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 Education:
Graduate of an accredited Associates degree or Bachelors degree in Nursing Certifications:
Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association Experience:
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)
M ercyHealth 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:
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