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RN Acute Rehab Unit, Full-Time (Nights) -KCH Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

RN Acute Rehab Unit, Full-Time (Nights) -KCH

Knox Community Hospital - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 12/20/2023 - Expires: 3/19/2024

Job ID: 267227742


Job Description

Knox Community Hospital

Career Department
Acute Rehabilitation Unit
Full Time
Average Weekly Hours


Delivers direct/indirect patient care from adult to geriatric ages. Focuses on the unique needs of the rehab patient while transitioning them from an acute care setting to a community setting.  Rehabilitation nurses are part of an interdisciplinary team and coordinate care with therapists, case managers, social workers, and a physiatrist (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician) to assess the unique rehab needs that address deficits, implement a rehab nursing plan of care with comprehensive interventions and develop ongoing caregiver and family education.


  • Assesses/reassesses patient’s condition based upon observation of patient and interview of patient and/or family, physician’s diagnosis and data, diagnostic results, and relevant data from other healthcare providers. Assessment and reassessment of functional and cognitive deficits as it relates to transition to the community. 
  • Uses professional knowledge to develop/revise nursing plans of care for assigned patients according to unit guidelines and criteria with expected outcomes.  Works with rehab team members to construct, develop, and implement rehabilitation treatment plan and rehabilitation plan of care to address emergent medical issues as well as functional/self-care/cognition deficits. 
  • Delivers safe rehabilitation nursing interventions in an organized, efficient, and prioritized manner to address identified needs.
  • Evaluates/re-evaluates patient’s response to rehab nursing interventions and patient’s progress to expected outcome(s) and community discharges.
  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with team members, physicians, and other healthcare providers to coordinate the medical and nursing plans of care.
  • Accepts delegated responsibilities for functions such as, but not limited to, charge nurse for unit activities on assigned shift.
  • Delegates responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • ARU RN- Documents all aspects of patient care, maintains patient records and care plans in a timely manner as appropriate for unit including scoring the CARE tool and providing data for the quality indicators as mandated by CMS.
Requirements Include

  • Graduate of an accredited program for nursing education, BSN preferred.
  • Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the State of Ohio.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.
  • Certification in specialty is preferred; other as noted below for specific units as indicated within 2 years of hire:
  • Acute Rehab Unit: Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Association of Rehab Nurses. 
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Contact Information

Personal Contact:
17604 Coshocton Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Vocational/Technical degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Ohio
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