Registered Nurse (RN) - Inpatient Rehab Unit

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jul 20, 2018
Closes
Aug 22, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit.


Department/Position Overview:
We are seeking experienced nurses and New Grad nurses to join our team!
Inpatient Rehab is an acute 16 bed inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. Common diagnoses include, but are not limited to: CVA, spinal cord injury, amputations, major multiple trauma, brain injury, bilateral joint replacement, neurological disorders (i.e. multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Parkinson's disease), and cardiac/pulmonary disorders, including patients following heart transplants, Left Ventricular Assist Devices and patients with pulmonary hypertension on special medications no longer requiring titration.

Facility Highlights:
As the region's first Magnet hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, a 525-bed tertiary care facility, is home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, burn trauma unit and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital. In addition to a first-rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services including a nationally ranked ENT program supported by the skilled physicians at EVMS Medical Group.


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keywords: medsurg medical surgical, home health, skilled nursing, inpatient rehab, rehab, long term care

The Registered Nursing (RN) is responsible to perform a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by the critical thinking model known as the nursing process. The standards of practice (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care- teaching and health promotion and evaluation) along with the standards of professional performance (ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence- based practice /nursing research, quality, evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health) encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The RN possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.

Education Level
RN-Associate's Degree OR
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR
RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR
RN-Master's Level Degree

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
New Hire Education Requirement: All Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

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