Company: Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital is a state-of-the-art,
40-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the
treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced the
debilitating effects of a severe injury or illness.
Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized
treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer
customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs
of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological
conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic
Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the
health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through
comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs.
Provides a professional working environment for employees.
Ensures the nursing department staff performs all aspects of
patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and
reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Ensures appropriate documentation, including documentation of
medical necessity, by staff in medical records; monitors completion
and revisions to the Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
Ensures compliance with nursing scope of practice and HIPAA.
Enforces compliance of the nursing department with
education/in-service requirements/orientation and competencies.
Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and practice; encourages
staff development, including acquisition of CRRN for qualified
Assists to review and evaluate risk and quality indicators, patient
satisfaction results, and outcomes in order to continually improve
performance and outcomes; communicates this information to the
May coordinate new admissions including room and staffing
Ensures nursing attendance and participation in team
Ensures staff completes charting timely.
Ensures staff takes lunches when working 6 or more hours and breaks
as required by law.
Ensures staff assignments are divided among staff taking into
account acuity and other factors.
Manages staffing plans, nursing hours per patient day, and quality
of work of nursing staff.
Ensures limited agency usage and overtime hours by managing and
monitoring the schedule.
May have patient care assignment in addition to daily
- Coordinates and directs appropriate rehab care needs related to
patient/family educational needs, barriers or continuum of care
Serves as a clinical rehab resources for patients/families during
their rehab stay.
Coordinates, and assist as needed, with rehab specific
Coordinates rehab patient care needs with front-line nursing staff,
as well as, acts as a liaison between other members of the rehab
Assists with rounding on patients/families.
Assists with day to day coordination/follow-up of patient care and
Assists with ensuring QI accuracy.
Other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing,
Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. BSN
Current unrestricted state licensure as Registered Nurse.
CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred.
- CRRN Certification preferred
Minimum of two years of previous nursing leadership preferred.
Minimum of two years previous rehab nursing experience
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal
Demonstrates strong problem solving and critical thinking
Keywords: Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital, Cedar Rapids , Nurse Manager, Executive , Newhall, Iowa
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