REGISTERED NURSE (IHR)- Rehab

Location
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Chicago, IL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11/10/2017
Closes
12/10/2017
Specialty
Rehabilitation
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Per Diem
 
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  GENERAL SUMMARY:

The RN will assess, plan, implement and evaluate the total nursing care for a designated group of pediatrics to geriatric patients undergoing a variety of rehabilitative and disease processes. The RN works toward the improvement of care and quality of life for patients. Reports to : Clinically directed by Unit Manager, Charge Nurse, Supervisor. Administratively to Nurse Executive Provides Supervision to : Staff RN's when acting as charge nurse, LPN's and PCP's.



  • Develops an ongoing comprehensive data base (Admission assessment) for each patient using patient, families and significant others and other health care workers as sources of information when appropriate.





  • Monitors and recognizes obvious deviations from normal age appropriate level and recognizes subtle alterations in the patient's physiological and psychological status that may indicate potential or actual patient problems.





  • Gives a thorough concise report at change of shift





  • Assesses and facilitates patient / caregiver interaction and relationship



    BENEFITS:




  • Medical





    EDUCATION / REQUIREMENTS:




  • Graduate of an Accredited Nursing School





  • Active RN license in the State of Illinois required





  • BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers AHA approved, Level C required





  • BSN Preferred





  • 1-2 years of experience within a hospital setting





  • Leadership ability





  • Good Interpersonal and communication skills





  • Ability to function independently within scope of clinical practice