Rehab Center

RN

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Hours: 7p-7a
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing preferred. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Skills: BLS upon hire or during orientation (See Unit Specific Requirements)
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. 

Nurse Practitioner

Type: PRN
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing Masters program. Evidence of continuing education. Current unrestricted Tennessee licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse and RN. Must hold a National Certification in a Nursing Specialty Area
Hours: Varied
Experience: Minimum one year as an APN.
Skills: Advanced Practice Nursing Skills.
Description:

 

Under the direct or indirect supervision of a licensed physician, the Rehabilitation Nurse Practitioner assesses patients’ Medical/surgical and functional conditions, administers treatments under physician orders or in conformity with usual practice, advises and counsels patients or their legal guardian of patient problems.  This privilege does not include the practice of obtaining informed consent.  Demonstrates knowledge of the psychosocial needs, clinical assessment implications, and/or consequences of technology.

 

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing Masters program. Evidence of continuing education. Current unrestricted Tennessee licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse and RN. Must hold a National Certification in a Nursing Specialty Area
Hours: Dayshift
Experience: Minimum one year as an APN.
Skills: Advanced Practice Nursing Skills.
Description:

Under the direct or indirect supervision of a licensed physician, the Rehabilitation Nurse Practitioner assesses patients’ Medical/surgical and functional conditions, administers treatments under physician orders or in conformity with usual practice, advises and counsels patients or their legal guardian of patient problems.  This privilege does not include the practice of obtaining informed consent.  Demonstrates knowledge of the psychosocial needs, clinical assessment implications, and/or consequences of technology.

 

Occupational Therapist

Type: PRN
Education: B.S., M.S., or Doctorate in Occupational therapy from an accredited program. Must be able to read and write English.
Hours: Dayshift
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
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. 

COTA

Type: FT
Education: Associates degree from accredited OT assistant program. Must be able to read and write English.
Hours: Dayshift
Experience: New graduate is 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.
Description:

 

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant works under the direction of an occupational therapist to organize and carry out occupational therapy programs in the hospital for inpatients or outpatients, to facilitate the rehabilitation of the mentally or physically handicapped.  The staff COTA provides direct patient focused care to include the implementation of treatment plans designed by the OTR and quality treatment to meet short and long term goals determined by the OTR according to the patient’s needs. The staff COTA 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 COTA’s are required to have competency for adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups.  Staff 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 COTA also assists the director of the department in the supervision of support staff, quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the occupational therapy department.  The COTA 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 JCAHO standards. 

LPN

Type: PRN
Education: Graduate of a school of practical Nursing. Current Tennessee LPN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Hours: 7a-7p, Varied
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing and in the specialty in the department of hire preferred (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Skills: BLS required at hire or during orientation, IV Qualified. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
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. 

C.N.A

Type: PRN
Education: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED). Certification preferred. CNA or CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.
Hours: 7p-7a
Experience: Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred. No minimum required.
Skills: Able to read and write English. Clinical skills to perform basic nursing care. BLS current or within first 90 days of employment.
Description:

This position is responsible for performing basic and advanced Nursing Assistant skills under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center.