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Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital's Skilled Nursing Unit is a hospital based program, located on One West, with fourteen dedicated beds. Our rehabilitation team is comprised of physicians, advanced practice nurses, therapists, nurses and nursing assistants working together as a team to provide exceptional care to patients at a subacute service level. Populations served on this unit include non-traumatic spinal cord, orthopedic/musculoskeletal, stroke and neuromuscular diagnosis. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued our Skilled Nursing Unit a Five Star Rating based on health care surveys, quality measures and staffing.
Responsible for the complete nursing process, which includes assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, teaching, evaluation and documentation of patient care from a patient's admission through discharge. Integrates contributions of interdisciplinary team to assure best possible outcomes are achieved. Supervises and maintains a professional relationship with licensed and unlicensed assistive personnel. Clinical Practice: Utilizes the nursing process to provide coordinated patient care. Delivers holistic care by demonstrating involvement of the patient and their family in a plan of care that is culturally sensitive. Adheres to hospital and nursing department philosophies and policies. Utilizes the documentation system to accurately reflect patient care planned for and delivered, as per policy and protocol. Applies current technology, competencies and theory in the delivery of care. Utilizes the documentation system to accurately reflect interventions delivered as per policy and procedure.
- Current Illinois RN license.
- BLS CPR certification through American Heart Association.
- ADN RN or higher nursing degree (i.e. BSN) or signed learning agreement required upon hire.
- Analytical skills necessary to assess a patient's condition and utilize the nursing process and professional judgment in providing comprehensive patient care.
- Ability to interact with patients, families, medical personnel and other members of the health care team.
- Ability to perform effectively and efficiently in stressful, urgent situations.
- Cognizant of customer needs related to culture, age, developmental level and diagnoses.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Bachelors degree.
- Previous rehabilitation nursing work experience.
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