Apr 13, 2021

Registered Nurse (RN) - Restorative Care Skilled Nursing Unit

  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
  • Spartanburg, SC, USA

Job Description

Summary

POSITION SUMMARY

The Nurse-Clinical, under the direction of the Director of Nursing, utilizes knowledge and skills at a competent level to provide direct age-specific and culturally appropriate patient care through the use of the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, along with the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process. Additionally, serves as a clinical resource and preceptor, participates in patient, family, and staff education, demonstrates leadership skills, and collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. The Nurse-Clinical must be able to provide and understand the specific communication, developmental, and treatment needs of patients, families, and visitors ranging in age from early adult to late adult.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Graduate of a nursing program

Preferred:

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Required:

Preferred:

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES and/or REGISTRATIONS

Required:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in South Carolina
  • All licensed nurses shall possess a valid healthcare provider cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate within six (6) months of their first day on the job in the facility.

Preferred:

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be in good physical condition and able to withstand the stress and demands of an active position.

Must be able to withstand many long hours of standing, walking, stooping, bending and sitting.

Must be able to lift or move patients and equipment used in the units.

Manual dexterity, good eye/hand coordination and acceptable vision and hearing needed in daily work.

Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.

Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external customers of SHRC.

Must be able to respond calmly and efficiently in crisis situations.

Must have proper planning of assignments to maintain standards.

Additional Information

At Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care, we believe that recovery is multi-faceted. Patients need a caring, supportive network of experts to help them heal from conditions that require treatment for an average of 25 days. Our nurturing environment supports each patient through his or her journey. Located in the beautiful foothills of the South Carolina Blue Ridge mountains, Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care (SHRC) is a licensed freestanding 97-bed, long term acute-care hospital (LTACH) and a licensed 25-bed skilled nursing facility. SHRC is committed to helping patients reach their optimal health goals. The venue is ideal for patients requiring treatment for pulmonary, cardiac, renal, infectious diseases and complex wound treatment. We provide patients with: Long term acute-care (LTACH): focused on patients with serious medical problems that require special treatment, such as wound care, lung conditions, etc. Skilled Nursing Care: designed to help patients who are in the hospital but need skilled care before being discharged home.