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IP Rehab PRN RN, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 05-17-2016
 SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Coordinates nursing care and patient/family education for Adult acute inpatient rehabilitation patients through the use of the nursing process; maintains positive working relationships with staff and other departments to provide optimal quality outcomes within the framework of professional nursing practice. 
  • These responsibilities are met according to hospital policy, hospital mission statement and the philosophy of the Department of Nursing.
  • The Staff RN will perform duties in a customer friendly and safe manner. 
  • The RN should be familiar with body mechanics/transfer.  
  • Demonstrates knowledge base and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the condition and age of the patients served. 
  • The nurse must demonstrate familiarity with the principles of growth and development throughout the life cycle. 
  • The nurse must be able to assimilate basic knowledge and patient related data to perform a comprehensive and age appropriate assessment.
 
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:
  • Operationally, the Staff RN reports to the Department Nurse Manager and the House Supervisor, and administratively to the Chief Nursing Officer and Program Director.
 
REQUIREMENTS:    
  • 1.) Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing    
  • 2.) Possess current licensure to practice nursing in Texas    
  • 3.) Must be certified in BCLS   
 
RECOMMENDED:    
  • 1.) Specialty Certification   
  • 2.)  ACLS Certification   
  
OSHA TASK CATEGORY ONE:       
  • There is an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills splashes during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing those tasks likely to cause exposure.
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