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RN Registered Nurse - Acute Rehab Unit - Springfield Regional Medical Center

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

  • *Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health**
  • *Registered Nurse (RN) - Inpatient Rehabilitation - Mercy Health Springfield Regional Medical Center Hospital**
  • *Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position**
    The RN Inpatient Rehabilitation functions as a care provider of a multidisciplinary care team responsible for the delivery of patient care through using the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The RN possesses the specialized knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care for people with physical disability and chronic illness. The RN possesses the basic knowledge of a patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care, demonstrates strong skills related to effective time management and prioritizing patient care, contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement initiatives, collaborates with other professional disciplines, and supports the mission of the ministry to provide physical and psychological support to patients and families.

    **Essential Job Functions**

    • Collaborates with members of interdisciplinary teams to establish goals and strategies for meeting the discharge or continuing care needs with the patient.
    • Performs and documents complete patient assessments.
    • Initiates and maintains current nursing care plans for all assigned patients.
    • Identifies patient learning needs to provide individualized and comprehensive teaching.
    • Reinforces the teaching done by other members of the rehabilitation team and other healthcare disciplines and provides resource materials for patients and families.
    • Fosters independence in patients and families for self-care skills, self-management, decision making, and goal development
    • Administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures.
    • Serves as a point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout the hospital departments.
    • Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department.
    • Serves as a patient advocate in collaboration with spiritual care, palliative care, and ethics.
    • BSMH nurses are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH Nursing Professional Practice Model.
      This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. Pharmacy Technicians may practice at the top of their respective State Licensing Board Regulations.


      • Current RN license in state they are working or covered by compact (required)
      • BLS Basic Life Support- American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)
      • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) (preferred)
      • Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification RN-BC (preferred)
      • Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) (preferred)
      • Certified Neurological Registered Nurse (CNRN) (preferred)
      • National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Certification (preferred)
      • Gerontological Nursing - ANCC (preferred)

        + Bachelors of Science Nursing (preferred)

        **Work Experience**

        • 1 year of clinical patient care experience (e.g. Patient Care Tech (PCT), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Nurses Aide (CNA)) in an acute care setting, long-term care facility, or physician practice (preferred)
        • 1 year of experience in an acute rehabilitation facility (preferred)

          • EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)
          • Lippincot (preferred)
            **Patient Population**

            Pediatrics (1-12 years) (Lourdes)

            Adolescents (13-17 years) (Lourdes, Cincinnati)

            Adults (18-64 years)

            Geriatrics (65 years and older)

            Working Conditions

            Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur

            May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse

            May be required to use physical restraints

            May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights

            May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*

            May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*

            May have periods of constant interruptions

            *Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

            Physical Requirements

            Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%

            Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%

            Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%

            Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%

            Stoop/Kneel 1-33%

            Crawling 1-33%

            Climbing 1-33%

            Balance 1-33%

            Bending 34-66%

            Sitting 1-33%

            Walking 67-100%

            Standing 67-100%

            Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards

            Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

            Perform shift work

            Maneuver weight of patients

            Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder

            Reach above shoulder

            Repetitive arm/hand movements

            Finger Dexterity

            Color Vision

            Acuity - far

            Acuity - near


            Depth perception

            Use of latex products

            Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

            Exposure to moving mechanical parts

            Exposure to dust/fumes

            Exposure to potential electrical shock

            Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy


            Monitor patient conditions during treatment

            Clinical Nursing

            Professional Nursing

            Patient assessment

            Care Plans

            Patient Care

            Patient Safety

            Interpersonal Relationships

            Diversity Awareness



            Orients employees

            Administer medications within scope

            Record patient medical histories

            Analyze data and information Attention to detail

            Critical thinking

            Communication with family members

            Verbal and written communication



            Conflict resolution

            Active listening

            Relationship building Time management skills




            Patient Care Plans


            Identifying patient needs that impact other discipline's patient care

            Advocates for highest level of independence after discharge

            Provides necessary input regarding transitions of care

            Assists patient and family with solving barriers to discharge

            Microsoft Office

            Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

            Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

            • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
            • Prescription drug coverage
            • Flexible spending accounts
            • Life insurance w/AD&D
            • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
            • Paid time off
            • Educational Assistance
            • And much more
              • Benefits offerings vary according to employment status
              • *S** **cheduled Weekly Hours:**

                **Work Shift:**

                Days (United States of America)


                Physical Therapy - Springfield - Rehab Care Acute

                _All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for_ Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, _which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email_ _recruitment@mercy.com._ _If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at_ _recruitment@mercy.com_

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