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Rehabilitation Registered Nurse

Mount Vernon Hospital 616697 Full Time 2501 Parkers Lane, Alexandria, VA, 22306, US
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Job Description

The Inova Rehabilitation Registered Nurse:
· The rehab nurse provides hands-on care, coordinates nursing care activities with other members of the team, and identifies educational activities needed to help you progress through the rehabilitation process. Education efforts reinforce skills learned in the therapies as well as focus on the following areas:
   o   Disease or injury specific information
   o   Blood pressure monitoring
   o   Blood sugar monitoring
   o   Skin care
   o   Bowel and bladder management
   o   Medications and treatments
   o   Safety


· Provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse, and healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum, to include patient and family education.
· Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes.
· Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration.
· Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice. Serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving.
· Demonstrates understanding of all rehabilitation regulatory and payor requirements and applies in clinical practice on a daily basis. 

Mount Vernon: Founded in 1976, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is a 237-bed community hospital offering patients convenience and state-of-the-art care in a unique healing environment.  Supplementing its comprehensive acute care and emergency department services, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is home to the nationally recognized Inova Joint Replacement Center and the Inova Rehabilitation Center. Both are ranked among the top orthopedic and rehabilitation programs in the country. It also is the administrative and clinical home for the Inova Wound Healing Center, the region’s largest and most experienced. Inova Mount Vernon Hospital also administers Inova HealthPlex – Lorton, a full-service healthcare facility that combines the latest technology with a comprehensive array of services, including 24-hour emergency department, radiology and laboratory services. 

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has been designated a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, the national accrediting organization for hospitals. This Gold Seal of Approval™ recognizes facilities that make exceptional efforts to meet the unique needs of stroke patients and foster better outcomes for stroke care.
 
Our patient population includes:
·       Stroke
·       Traumatic Brain Injury
·       Spinal Cord Injury
·       Guillain Barre Syndrome
·       Neurodegenerative Diseases
·       Parkinson's Disease
·       Amputation
·       Cardiac Diagnoses/Surgeries
·       Debility
·       Orthopedics
·       Neurological
·       Multi-Trauma
·       Cancer
 
Interested in taking a virtual tour of the unit? Click here: https://www.inova.org/locations/inova-rehabilitation-center/virtual-tours
 
 

Requirements :

· At least one year of Registered Nurse clinical experience
· Education: BSN or MSN or if Associates Degree RN-Within 6 months of start date, meet with nurse leader:
· Identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend
· Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses
· Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date.

* Complete BSN within 24 months of start date 
· BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification required
· RN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a RN
· Proficient in English, strong verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to display a caring demeanor towards others. Proficient computer skills required.

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