RN - Inpatient Rehab Unit FT DAYs in Gallatin, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/18/2020

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Job Description

HighPoint - Sumner Regional Medical Center

At Sumner Regional Medical Center, we strive to create an excellent workplace for our employees.  We are committed to providing employees with an environment based on respect and one that encourages personal and professional growth
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellness plans
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time OFF
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Sumner Regional Medical Center encourages the patient and family to be part of the rehabilitation team. We offer physical, occupational and speech therapies, RN case manager and 24-hour rehabilitation nursing care under the direction of full-time medical directors.
Our team of rehabilitation professionals serves patients who:
  • Are limited in self-care
  • Have impaired mobility, balance and coordination
  • Are limited in strength and range of motion
  • Have cognitive and perceptual deficits
  • Experience speech and communication problems
  • Have swallowing disorders
The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is designed to meet the needs of many different types of patients. Some of the common diagnoses for patients referred to Inpatient Rehabilitation include:
  • Stroke
  • Orthopaedic surgery/injury
  • Arthritis (polyarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and degenerative joint disease)
  • Post joint replacement
  • Multiple trauma
  • Amputation
  • Brain and spinal cord injury
  • Neurological disorders (multiple sclerosis, motor neuron diseases, polyneuropathy, Parkinson’s disease and muscular dystrophy)
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Pulmonary disorders
  • Work injuries

The Registered Nurse on IRU will provide direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice in Inpatient Rehab. Reports to: Director Inpatient Rehab

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Associate’s degree in Nursing or RN Diploma - Required
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing - Preferred
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Computer proficiency required.
Certifications:
□ Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association - Required to be current upon hire
Licenses: State of Tennessee or Multi-State Registered Nurse licensure – Required
Minimum Work Experience
1 year Medical Surgical or Rehab Nursing experience - Preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran