Job - Rehab Nursing Tech Fulltime 7p to 7a

Encompass Health - Houston, Texas

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Rehab Nursing Tech Fulltime 7p to 7a

Encompass Health - Houston - TX Careers Responsibilities

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital The Vintage
The Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.  In addition the position is responsible for:
Providing direct patient care to inpatients
Observing patient behavior, vital signs, symptoms, responses to treatment and reports findings to Registered Nurse
Carrying out the patient’s plan of care
To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.  For more information on available benefits, please click here.
What types of patients will you care for? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our nurses can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients with a 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 assess 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 a better nurse 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; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.
Job Code: 100118

License or Certification:
Current LPN/LVN licensure appropriate to state regulations
CPR certification

Education, Training and Years of Experience:
One year experience in inpatient medical surgical or general hospital setting preferred
Rehabilitation experience 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

Address: 20180 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston 77070
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1913503

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