Rehab

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

RN, Clinical Coordinator Relief Apply
FT
7p-7a, Varied
Description:

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; assesses, treats and care for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.  Oversees the work of other professional and non-professional personnel. 

 

1.  EDUCATION:  Graduate of a school of professional nursing.  Current Tennessee RN license.  (See Unit Specific Requirements)

 

2.  EXPERIENCE:  Experience in acute care nursing required. Leadership experience preferred. (See Unit Specific Requirements)

 

3.  SKILLS:  (See Unit Specific competency skills list) BLS required at hire or during orientation

Rehab

  1. BLS
  2. FIM Certification
LPN Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

This position is responsible for providing nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; observes, assesses, treats and cares for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process.  Oversees the work of non-licensed personnel.

 

1.  EDUCATION: Graduate of a school of practical Nursing.  Current Tennessee LPN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements)

 

2.  EXPERIENCE: Experience in acute care nursing and in the specialty in the department of hire preferred  (See Unit Specific Requirements)

 

3.  SKILLS:  BLS required at hire or during orientation, IV Qualified.  (See Unit Specific Requirements)

Rehab

  1. Previous  acute care experience preferred.

 

  1. FIM Certification within 90 days
Occupational Therapist Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

 

The Occupational Therapist (OT) organizes and carries out occupational therapy programs in the hospital for inpatients or outpatients, to facilitate the rehabilitation of the mentally or physically handicapped.  The staff OT provides direct patient focused care to include occupational therapy evaluations and quality treatment with short and long term goals determined by the patient’s needs. The staff OT may work with any /all patients of the following age groups based upon individual responsibility, training, and competency:  Infants (age 0-18 months), Children (age 19 months-12 years), Adolescents (age 13 years –17 years), Adults (age 18 years – 64 years), and Geriatrics (age 65+ years).  All OT’s are required to have competency for adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups.  Therapists who will work with children or infants less than 13 years will require specific training and competencies demonstrated prior to working with pediatrics.  The staff OT also assists the director of the department and IRC Therapy Clinical Coordinator in the supervision of support staff, quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the occupational therapy department.  The staff occupational therapist is required to perform the professional duties and standards of care as specified by the American Occupational Therapy Association, state and federal laws and regulations, and TJC standards. 

 

EDUCATION:

B.S., M.S., or Doctorate in Occupational therapy from an accredited program.  Must be able to read and write English. 

 

EXPERIENCE:

Experience preferred but new graduates are acceptable.  Candidate must have current licensure or be eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Tennessee.

 

SKILLS:

a.  Candidate needs to have effective oral and written communication skills with all age groups and educational levels.

b.  Candidate needs to have good organizational and problem solving skills and takes responsibility for own actions.

c.  Candidate emphasizes excellence in patient care and customer relations.  Candidate must be able to interact with all age groups, educational levels, and people with medical or cognitive problems in an effective, pleasant, courteous, and respectful manner.

d.  Candidate is willing and able to be flexible and versatile in role functions.

e.  Candidate is able to handle a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment while providing excellent quality of care.

f.  FIM Certification within 90 days.