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Registered Nurse / RN - Baylor Institute for Rehab - Ft Worth - Full time - 7am-7pm

Registered Nurse / RN - Baylor Institute for Rehab - Ft Worth - Full time - 7am-7pm

Job ID 
59863
Location 
US-TX-Fort Worth
Experience (Years) 
3
Category 
Clinical - Registered Nurse
Street Address 
6601 Harris Parkway
Company 
Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation
Position Type 
12-Hour Shift - Full Time Days
Recruiter email address 
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Overview

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation (A Division of Select Medical) carries a well known reputation for patient care and exceptional quality outcomes. We serve all people through exemplary healthcare, education, research and community service. Fourteen years running Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation and our partner Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has been named in U.S. News & World Report's as “America's Best Hospitals." We are JCAHO certified and won the Quality Texas Foundation Performance Excellence Award. 

 

In April 2011, Baylor Health Care System (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n77v_rdhXzc) and Select Medical entered into a partnership which launched Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation.  Baylor chose to enter into this partnership because the core competency of BHCS was the medical aspect of the business. We wanted to be the best in Rehabilitation Services and the joint venture helped us continue on the vision to offer top notch quality care, provide more service lines to our patient and to be in the top five hospitals in the nation. Select Medical and Kessler were the obvious choice for partnership. 

 

Sprawling over the DFW metroplex, BIR currently employs 1,600 employees and we are growing extremely fast. We currently have the following locations throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex making us one of the most recognized and largest rehabilitation providers in the nation:

 

3 Inpatient Rehab Hospitals (Free standing)

2 Inpatient Rehab Units in Baylor Hospitals

7 Acute Care Therapy Departments

42 Outpatient Therapy Locations

Responsibilities

Choose to be an integral part of a team that helps patients achieve their greatest potential and work toward productive, independent lives. The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care and functions as part of the Nursing and interdisciplinary teams. You'll use the nursing process for systematically assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care to maximize restoration and maintenance of the patient’s physical and psychological health and personal goals. Serve as an educator of patients, families and coworkers.

 

We're looking for an experienced RN with a BSN for several of our Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation hospitals. Experience in Inpatient rehab or med/surg/Telemetry/Acute Care is preferred. 

Job Duties

Employees in this position will:

  1. Performs a nursing assessment on all patients within 8 hours of admission. The data collected forms the basis of an individualized plan of care. Identifies teaching needs and goals related to the diagnosis of each patient from the nursing admission assessment and by collaborating with patient/family and the Interdisciplinary team.
  2. Provides patient information and status in a timely manner for the Initial Team Conference and for Re-evaluation Team Conferences on a weekly basis. Responsible and accountable for accurate, succinct and timely documentation of all assessments, interventions and patient responses in the medical record in accordance with policy.
  3. Participates in the patient rehabilitation program on an assigned unit. Is responsible and accountable for direct patient care by utilizing the nursing process of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care with a priority on the education of the patient/family/significant other based on the health care needs identified.  Uses a positive and encouraging approach to achieve patient goals and quality outcomes.
  4. Initiates discharge planning on all patients from the day of admission. Initiates patient teaching in anticipation of the discharge date.
  5. Communicates all pertinent information regarding changes in patient’s status from one care provider to another, to support continuity of care and patient safety. This includes the attending physician and the Charge Nurse. Seeks consultation from more senior nursing staff in support of complex clinical decision-making.
  6. Provides communication, direction, training and supervision of ancillary nursing personnel by utilizing problem solving techniques in decision making, organizing, setting priorities and using time effectively. Delegates appropriately.
  7. Positively contributes to the functioning of the unit by providing calm direction and reassurance to ancillary staff, other departments, patients and families. Participates in team building activities on the unit to create a positive and efficient work environment.
  8. Maintains communication with manager, senior nursing staff and other departments related to service needs such as necessary supplies, equipment (including repairs) and clinical training in order to effectively complete assigned duties. Provides care in a cost effective manner while promoting quality patient outcomes, monitors supplies and charges.
  9. If requested; assumes charge responsibility following orientation period.
  10. Identifies and initiates own professional growth, actively pursuing professional development through continuing education and self-study.
  11. Adheres to the Texas Nursing Practice Act and the Code of Ethics for Nurses.
  12. Attends in-service education programs and meetings as scheduled.
  13. Perform other duties as requested

 

Qualifications

Minimum Skills, Knowledge & Abilities (including licensure, certification and other job-related credentials)

  1. Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse required.
  2. BSN or enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  3. Certified BLS completion and maintenance required; for new hires, see CPR Requirement Guidelines for New Hires.
  4. Previous rehabilitation or hospital experience preferred.

 

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation offers a very comprehensive career ladder in whatever may interest you. Please apply online at

http://careers.bir-rehab.com/  or email a complete resume to aallan@bir-rehab.com to start the process.

 

Invent your career at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation!

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Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation - Ft Worth