Rehab Nursing Tech (Pool)

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At HealthSouth the Rehabilitation Nurse Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant acts in a team member capacity to help the patients, staff members, and the hospital achieve their goals. They are active in department activities to ensure individualized patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted to HealthSouth.
      The Rehabilitation Nurse Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant is also responsible for:

    • Assisting the RN/LPN in completing tasks that support patient care activities and treatments
    • Providing direct patient care activities appropriate to training and competency
    • Ensures that department is kept clean and organized
    • Assists with equipment maintenance and cleaning of supplies
    • Completes patient care activities as assigned while promoting excellent patient satisfaction and outcomes
    • Ensure that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere, which recognizes the individual’s needs and rights

    • What types of patients will you see? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our patients spend an average of 2-4 weeks in our hospital and come to us with a wide variety of diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.

      We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to asses and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.

      Helping you become better is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors ; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; and we offer educational benefits if you are interested in continuing your education.

      License or Certification:
      • RNT/CNA preferred or as required by state requirements
      • CPR certification

      Education, Training and Years of Experience:
      • One year experience in inpatient general hospital setting preferred

      Machines, Equipment Used:
      • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer

      Physical Requirements:
      • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
      • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements
      • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking
      • Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment

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