RN - Rehab - Full time Days in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 1/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve.
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers.
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com.

Job Description:

1. The Registered Nurse has knowledge of nursing care and is able to carry out routine patient care assignments. Documents nursing activities and nursing care rendered and works within guidelines of Nursing Services and in collaboration with physicians
2. Assesses patient’s status and develops, implements and evaluated the plan of care and education based on patient’s assessed needs.
3. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates treatment based on age specific criteria and provides care appropriate to the age of the patient served (adult and geriatric)
4. Considers factors and implements actions to ensure safety, effectiveness and cost containment in planning and delivering care to patients, families and visitors.
5. Administers medications accurately and within the guidelines of the organization’s established policies.
6. Exhibits flexibility in meeting department needs.
7. Maintains personal and professional competency and growth according to unit and organizational requirements.
8. Implements Physicians Orders in a correct, safe and timely manner. Performs 24-hour chart check in accordance with unit policies and standards of care.
9. Performs appropriate care of rehab/restorative care patients, focusing on pain control, wound care, foley care, bowel/bladder protocols, fall precautions, knowledge of ADLs, use of adaptive devices, skin care, correct/safe transfer, and ability to communicate with patients with impaired language abilities.

Rehab- Frye’s Rehabilitation Unit consists of 20 beds and offers a comprehensive program for patients requiring inpatient rehab. Our nurses work collaboratively with our therapy departments to assist patients to achieve a higher level of function and promote independence.

Job Requirements

Current RN licensure by the State of North Carolina.

Current CPR certification.


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