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Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Acute Rehab

Requisition R078411 Market Youngstown, Ohio Department Rehab Care Acute - St. Elizabeth Shift Days/Evenings Schedule Full-time

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$5,000 Sign on Bonus for RN's with 2+ years of experience

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.

Licensing/Certification
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)

Education
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)

Training
EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)
Lippincot (preferred)

Language
None

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

Hazards
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

Skills
Monitor patient conditions during treatment
Clinical Nursing
Professional Nursing
Patient assessment
Care Plans
Patient Care
Patient Safety
Interpersonal Relationships
Diversity Awareness
Professionalism
Compassionate
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
Collaboration
Teamwork
Conflict resolution
Active listening
Relationship building

Time management skills                                                                                                                                   
Dependability
Adaptability
Flexibility
Patient Care Plans
Accountable
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  
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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 Youngstown 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 organization’s 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)

Mercy Health 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:

36

Work Shift:

Days/Evenings

Department:

Rehab Care Acute - St. Elizabeth

All 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 recruitment@mercy.com. 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 recruitment@mercy.com

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Luis F., RN

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