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Registered Nurse – IRF – FT, 7:00P-7:00A – Atlantic Rehab


This is a Contract position in Madison, NJ posted December 24, 2019.

Description If you are looking for an exciting and challenging leadership opportunity, join the team of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute.

This joint venture hospital is a partnership between Atlantic Health and Kindred Healthcare.

The new facility will offer all-private rooms, supporting both enhanced clinical efficiency and elevated patient experience.

The higher acuity of patients in facilities across Atlantic Health System and growth in trauma cases has resulted in more patients requiring inpatient rehabilitation services prior to returning home.

The combination of Kindred’s expertise and a modern, state-of-the-art facility will allow Atlantic Health System to maximize its ability to serve a growing population of patients with critical needs.

-This brand new, 38-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be opening in the Summer of 2019 and we are seeking an energetic, creative and experienced Registered Nurse to join our team now and help us meet the growing demand for intensive rehabilitation services.

-Kindred RehabilitationServices is the largest diversified provider of rehabilitation therapy in the country.

Through RehabCare and Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services, we provide leading therapy to more than 2,000 sites of service across different settings in the care continuum and have been managing rehab for more than 30 years.

We provide rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies to virtually every care setting including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, home health, long-term acute care and assisted living.

With locations across 47 states, we are certain to have a rehab job for you as a Registered Nurse.

-Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents.

Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.

-The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment.

Each employee’s dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve.

Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s ‘Most Admired Healthcare Company’ for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.

-As a Registered Nurse (RN) you will: Provide planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process of Assessment, Planning, Intervention, and Evaluation.

Develops nursing care plan in coordination with patient, family and interdisciplinary staff as necessary.

Communicates changes in patient’s clinical condition with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Manager, and co-workers as appropriate.

Participates in discharge planning process.

-Essential Functions:
– Maintains the standard of nursing care and implements policies and procedures of the hospital and nursing department.

Directs, supervises and evaluates nursing care provided to patients.

Assigns nursing care team members in accordance to patient needs, team members capabilities and qualifications.

– Documents patient admission assessment and reassessments, patient care plans and other pertinent information, completely in the patient’s medical record according to nursing standards and policies.

Performs assessment on all patients on admission and reassessments as per policy.

Makes referrals to other disciplines based on assessment.

– Develops nursing care plan of assigned patient on admission, updates plan of care as needed and ensures plan of care is coordinated with patient, family, and other members of the team.

Assesses and reassess pain.

Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.

Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.

Revises the plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment, and evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness.

Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.

Performs treatments and provide services to level of licensure.

– Receives physician’s orders, ensures transcription is accurate and documents completion.

Assists physicians with examinations, treatments and special procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills within scope of practice.

– Administers medication utilizing the five rights of medication administration reducing the potential for medication errors.

Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate.

– Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.

Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.

Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their -families.

Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians, and other healthcare providers.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Expectations:
– Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

– Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.

Basic computer knowledge.

Able to organized tasks, develop action plans, set priorities and function under stressful situations.

Ability to maintain a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.

Must have good and regular attendance.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

-Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program.

Current state licensure as Registered Nurse.

BCLS certification required.

ACLS preferred.

Minimum six months’ Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting and 1-2 years in Rehab/Sub-Acute required.

– -Qualifications As a Registered Nurse / RN you will have: Graduate from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program.

Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse.

BCLS certification.

ACLS preferred.

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