Inova Health Systems REHAB REGISTERED NURSE in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia
Acute inpatient rehabilitation experienced nurse who provides direct nursing care to spinal cord injured, traumatic brain injured, post cerebral vascular accidents and debilitation patients in our rehab program. Must work collaboratively with the rehab team in order to provide a therapeutic rehab experience for our patients. 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.
Recent hospital experience and/or previous nursing practice experience.
At least one year of Registered Nurse clinical experience; More than one year of Registered Nurse clinical experience specific to the focus of the nursing unit preferred.
Previous rehabilitation nursing experience preferred; CRRN certification desired.
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.
Work Site Location: INOVA MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL
Work Site Address: 2501 PARKERS LANE
Schedule: Every Other Weekend
Work Site City/State: ALEXANDRIA, VA
Shift: 12 hour Day/Night