Encompass Health Careers

Registered Nurse (Per Diem)

Erie, Pennsylvania
Nursing Staff


Job Description

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie

 

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie is growing!  Join our team that was named Workplace of the Year for More Than 50 employees at the 2018 Commitment to Erie Awards!

At HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie, we believe that integrated care delivery across the healthcare continuum is critical to achieving the best outcomes for patients. As a leader in post-acute care, we exist to provide a better way to care that elevates expectations and outcomes.  We are highly motivated to find the best of the best!

At HealthSouth Erie, our nurses are the foundation of our purpose to deliver care that elevates expectations and outcomes and are at the frontline of the patient experience.  We are currently seeking Per Diem Registered Nurses to join our team! 

Our Registered Nurses play a critical role on an interdisciplinary team of clinicians including physicians, therapists, and case managers.  As a nurse at HealthSouth Erie, you will help our patients regain control of their lives and their independence, treating complex medical issues and redefining how care is provided.   As part of the clinical team, our nurses lead patient assessments, create personalized plans of care, communicate progress and offer timely solutions to patient concerns. 

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie is an inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.  Our modern 90,000 square-foot inpatient rehabilitation hospital is situated on the coast of Lake Erie and offers comprehensive nursing care and extensive inpatient therapy serving the tri-state areas of northwestern Pennsylvania, northeastern Ohio, and western New York.

Our hospital provides a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly skilled, independent physicians and HealthSouth therapists and nurses, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care.  Our hospital offers highly specialized inpatient rehabilitation services. From hip fractures to brain injuries to stroke and Parkinson’s disease– our hospital has the experts, technology, and experience to meet our patients’ rehabilitation needs.

We currently are recognized by the Joint Commission for four Specialty Disease-Specific Certifications in Stroke, Brain Injury, Orthopedics, and Parkinson’s Disease. 

Now Hiring Registered Nurses

Helping patients regain hope and independence

The Facts

Act as the direct link to help patients succeed in inpatient rehabilitation by supervising care and treatments provided by team members, leading patient assessments, creating personalized plans of care, communicating progress and targeting patient concerns, offering timely solutions.

The Difference

The importance of nursing to our rehabilitation hospitals can't be overstated.  Comprehensive rehabilitation is planned and administered by a highly specialized and integrated team including physicians, nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, case managers and others. Rehabilitation nurses are a valuable resource and bring an important perspective to this interdisciplinary approach. Our rehabilitation nurses help the patients regain control of their lives and their independence, treating complex medical issues and redefining how care is provided.

 

The Patients

Eighty percent of patients discharged directly home

Our registered nursing teams get to know patients over two to four weeks on average, providing care for conditions such as:

  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Brain injury
  • Neurological disorders
  • Joint replacement
  • Amputation
  • Multiple trauma

The Power

Advanced tools to support patient progress

  • Advanced technologies
  • Evidence-based practice guidelines
  • Clinical outcomes to assess and improve treatment interventions
  • National outcomes database
  • Trained mentors
  • Internal and external education
  • Professional treatment teams
  • Multiple trauma

The Basics

  • Current RN licensures appropriate to state regulations
  • CPR certification (ACLS preferred)
  • CRRN certification preferred
  • One-year experience in inpatient rehabilitation hospital setting preferred

Location:  143 East Second Street, Erie, PA 16507

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EXPERIENCE HEALTHSOUTH

 

Job Code: 100131

License or Certification:
  •  Current RN licensures appropriate to state regulations
  •  CPR certification (ACLS preferred)
  • CRRN certification preferred

Education, Training and Years of Experience:
  •   One year of experience in inpatient hospital setting preferred
  •   Inpatient rehabilitation experience preferred


Machines, Equipment Used:

  •    General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer

Physical Requirements:
  •   Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  •  Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements
  •    Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking
  •    Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment


Address: 143 East Second Street, Erie 16507
Job ID: 1823496