The first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital in Bucks County.
St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of excellence for which St. Mary Medical Center is known. We are very proud of our patient outcomes. St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple years.
Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50 spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and stroke recovery). Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have suffered:
Neurological conditions including:
Spinal Cord Injury
Medically Complex Illnesses including: Cardiac and Pulmonary, and Renal disease
Provides patient care services that meet the psychological, physical and general aspects of care. Meets the communication needs of the patient and family. Provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Accurately performs patient assessments and identifies patients' needs.
Identifies and initiates appropriate nursing interventions.
Provides patient and family teaching throughout the rehabilitation stay and prior to discharge.
Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient.
Works cooperatively and actively participates with other members of the interdisciplinary team.
Participates in Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement (CQPI).
May provide input into the budgetary planning process and contributes to cost effectiveness of services and programs provided by the department and hospital.
Communicates employee observations and suggestions related to opportunities for improvement and staff educational needs.
Maintains positive relationships with all customers.
Complies with regulatory and accreditation standards.
Responsible for personal and professional development.
Maintains ethical practices and HIPAA requirements.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control. Maintains medical staff rules/requirements, as well as regulatory body standards.
Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and scope of practice.
Actively participates in team conferences.
Performs timely and appropriate documentation relating to medical necessity in the medical record.
Responsible for completion and revision of the Interdisciplinary Care Plan for each patient.
Performs timely and accurate FIM/QI assessments.
Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.
Supports the leadership of the hospital in a professional manner and acts as a role model.
Reduces the potential for medication errors and follows correct medication procedures.
Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.
Demonstrates ability, under the supervision of a RN to assist in performing assessments and reassessments of patients per policy.
Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Initiates plan of care as directed by the patient's needs and response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness; updates plan accordingly based on changes in patient's condition and individual needs.
Integrates the plan of care with Therapy's treatment plan to attain patient's optimal level of functioning.
Formulates a teaching plan based on identified patient learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate.
Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level of licensure.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to team leader, coworkers, physicians and the Therapy staff.
Consults other departments, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.
Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; ensures patient confidentiality.
Response to the patient is appropriate in emergency or physically distressful situation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of accredited nurse program with current licensure in the state of PA required.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required.
Job : LPN/LVN Primary Location : PA-Langhorne-CHC Payroll - Saint Mary Rehab Hospital Organization : 6788 - CHC Payroll - Saint Mary Rehab Hospital Shift : Night
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.