RN, Registered Nurse - Inpatient Rehab Job in Lake Charles
Inpatient Acute Physical Rehab is the only facility in SWLA that is CARF accredited. Here nurses work side by side with Medical Director Sarah Clevenger, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists to deliver a tailored medical and rehabilitation program to serve individual needs. Nursing care duties include med/surg nursing practice and a working knowledge of therapeutic techniques to teach patients and family members new and efficient approaches to accomplishing ADLs and managing their own health. With an average length of stay being 11-14 days, we pride ourselves on putting hospitality back in hospital. This position also provides career opportunities including specialty certifications.
Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care in accordance with facility and departmental policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under his/her direction.
Graduate of an RN program
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of scope and role of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Unit Clerk
An unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse
American Heart Association Basic Life Support or completion within 90 days of employment