UnityPoint Health RN Acute-Younker Rehabilitation-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa

The Rehab Registered Nurse provides holistic, well-rounded care to the patient and family, establishes collaborative goals with the rehabilitation team and implements interventions that result in the best possible outcome for the person served. The RN is an integral part of the rehabilitation team and offers input into team decision making, communicates effectively, and interacts in a manner that facilitates the group process and team building, reinforces the care provided by other team members and coordinates the 24-hour care of the patient. Evaluates the effectiveness of the treatment plan on an ongoing basis and advocates for the persons served and family, acts as a resource to the rehabilitation team possessing the specialized knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care for people with physical disability and chronic illness. Teaches the patient and family techniques and skills to reside safely in the community and reinforces the teaching done by specialists in rehabilitation and other healthcare disciplines.

Provides holistic, well-rounded care to the patient and family by establishing collaborative goals with the rehabilitation team and implementing interventions that result in the best possible outcome for the person served. Fulfills an integral part of the rehabilitation team and offers input into team decision making, communicates effectively, and interacts in a manner that facilitates the group process and team building. Reinforces the care provided by other team members, coordinates team activities, evaluates the effectiveness of the treatment plan on an ongoing basis, and advocates for the persons served and family. Acts as a resource to the rehabilitation team possessing the specialized knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care for people with physical disability and chronic illness. Provides teaching for rehabilitation team members and reinforces the teaching done by specialists in rehabilitation and other healthcare disciplines. Integrates rehabilitation techniques with nursing knowledge to educate and prepare patient and family for discharge.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or IA Board of Nursing approved nursing program. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is preferred. Qualifications: Current active Iowa License to practice as a RN. Department of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work. *PLEASE NOTE: All newly licensed RNs with less than six months of acute RN experience and who are interested in this department are required to participate in the RN Residency program. Newly licensed nurses must apply for the Registered Nurse Residency position. Applications are accepted three times each year in March, June and October for cohorts beginning respectively in July, October and February. For more information about the program please go to https://www.unitypoint.org/desmoines/nurse-residency-program.aspx

Requisition ID: 2018-47750

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $24.08/Hr.

Name: Younker Rehab- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .9

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7p

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org