Jul 30, 2021

RN - Rehab Neuro

  • Vidant Health
  • Greenville, NC, USA

Job Description

Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Vidant Health, which provides services to 1.4 million people in 29 counties throughout eastern North Carolina. Vidant Medical Center is a fully accredited Level-1 Trauma Center with 900+ beds and over 7,000 employees. The state-of-the-art medical center provides acute, intermediate rehabilitation, outpatient services, and Home Health and Hospice services.

Vidant Medical Center is the only rehabilitation center in eastern NC with specialty units for Stroke Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Brain Injury, Neuro and Spinal Cord Injury. Vidant Medical Center also has 6 CARF accredited programs. Programs and equipment include Lokomat, ZeroG Harness, Bioness, and Biodex.

Position Summary

Responsible to provide care in accordance with the North Carolina Board of Nursing-Nurse Practice Act, American Nurses Association Standards of Practice and other standards established by profession/professional groups, regulating bodies/agents. Nursing care will be delivered in accordance with Vidant Health and entity specific nursing policies, procedures and professional standards of care/practice.

Responsible for the provision and coordination of nursing care to include the collection and analysis of assessment data, identification of expected outcomes and development of plan of care in collaboration with the patient/family and other interdisciplinary team members. Identifies interventions to attain expected outcomes, implements the interventions identified in the plan of care, evaluates the progress of the patient/family toward attainment of outcomes, and documents the process. This care includes sensitivity to age specific and unique needs of the patient/family.

Promotes and evaluates the effective functioning of the health care team. Collaborates with health care team members to meet the identified needs of the patient/family throughout the episode of care. Delegates tasks and activities as appropriate and governed by NC Nurse Practice Act.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate Degree or Diploma is required.
  • Bachelors Degree is preferred
  • Current NC RN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required
  • Basic Life Support is required

Other Information

Primary Population:

  • 19 Bed Unit
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Non-traumatic brain injuries
  • Sub-dural hematomas
  • Stroke
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Body and head trauma
  • Falls
  • Brain tumors
  • Encephalitis
  • Drug related problems
  • 164 admissions/year
  • Average LOS: 18 days

Staffing/Scheduling

  • Depends on acuity and needs of patients
  • Average 4-5 patients per RN
  • 12 hour shifts

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.