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UnityPoint Health RN-Inpatient Rehabilitation in Waterloo, Iowa

RN - Inpatient Rehabilitation

Allen Hospital - Waterloo

Eligible for $10K Bonus

Full-time: 0.9, Nights 7pm-7am with every 3rd weekend (may have the opportunity to rotate to day shift in the future)

Inpatient Rehabilitaion is a 12-bed unit caring for patients who need to be here longer term, from 7 to 30 days. The increased length of time enables our team members to get to know and make special connections with our patients and their families. On Rehab, you will experience many patient types and patients with varying degree of needs. The care team includes nursing, therapy, dietary, social work/case management and providers.

**You will see amazing teamwork amongst the entire team of care providers from nursing, therapy, dietary, social work/case management and providers. It is an amazingunit to make those special connections with patients andfamilies, along with an amazing team that makes this awell-rounded unit to work on.

  • Assesses the needs of patients and families, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.

  • Develops an individual plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team. Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

  • Delivers high quality care utilizing the nursing process while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required on assigned unit in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care. Utilizes holistic approach (considering biopsychosocial, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients and families served in the assigned service area.

  • Delegates and provides direction for other healthcare providers and hold them accountable for their involvement in the plan of care.

  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.

  • Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance nursing practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.

  • Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.

  • Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.

  • Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

  • Associates Degree in Nursing required.

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred.

  • One (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency preferred.

  • Current license in the state of Iowa or meets criteria established by Iowa Board of Nursing. Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

  • Multicultural sensitivity, customer/patient focused.

  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

Requisition ID: 2021-92486

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Posting Minimum: USD $25.49/Hr.

Name: Gen Rehab Unit-Inpt- Logan

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.8

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Full-time: Nights, 7pm-7am with every 3rd weekend

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