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Registered Nurse - Rehab

at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

Posted: 3/13/2020
Job Reference #: 1946
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-CA-Los Angeles
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  • Overview

    CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

    CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) is an acute care facility that has been caring for the Hollywood community and surrounding areas since 1924. The hospital is committed to serving local multicultural communities with quality medical and nursing care. With more than 500 physicians representing virtually every specialty, HPMC strives to distinguish itself as a leading healthcare provider, recognized for providing quality, innovative care in a compassionate manner.

    HPMC is part of a global healthcare enterprise which owns and operates general hospitals throughout Korea, numerous research centers in the U.S. and Korea including a medical university, and CHAUM (a premier anti-aging life center).

    Professional Requirements

    Position Summary:

    • Performs duties in a manner that provides for the physical, psycho-social and spiritual needs of the rehabilitation patient including assisting in completing initial gathering of necessary data in a timely manner; performs ongoing monitoring when warranted by the patient’s condition. Incorporates cultural and ethnic factors into patient care approaches; correctly differentiates between normal and abnormal findings; and incorporates the functional developmental age into patient care approaches for the adolescent through geriatric rehabilitation patient population.
    • Assesses patient utilizing rehabilitation nursing policies and procedures which describe rehabilitation nursing standards and scope of services, in addition to rehabilitation specific patient care.
    • Performs duties demonstrating a rehabilitation knowledge base.
    • Using hospital and regulatory standards of care for rehabilitation, the nurse demonstrates sound clinical judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of the nursing aspects of the trans-disciplinary care plan. In conjunction with the patient/family, the nurse develops an individualized patient care plan and determines interventions based on assessment/reassessment findings. The nurse evaluates patient outcomes on an ongoing basis, establishes priorities for patient care services as evidenced by modification of care plan, if necessary, and demonstrates the ability to accurately document patient care activities in the medical record.
    • Utilizing a case management approach which initiates discharge planning on admission, the nurse plans, and guides, directs, coordinates and collaboratively incorporates the overall aspects of patient care across the continuum by effectively communicating with physicians, staff and other disciplines.
    • Safely and competently administers pharmacotherapeutics adhering to medication policies, procedures, practices and standards, and monitors the resultant outcomes based upon the patient’s response to treatment and its effect on the rehabilitation plan of care.
    • Assesses and responds appropriately to ensure patient safety based on the physical environment, equipment and the patient’s behavior.
    • Demonstrates the ability to provide care in emergency situations and follows established emergency procedures and practices.
    • Communicates and follows the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate.
    • Maintains knowledge of, and demonstrates the ability to identify therapeutic rehabilitation patient care issues/problems and determines measures and interventions to promote, maintain and/or restore health for the adolescent through geriatric rehabilitation patient population as described in the Rehabilitation policies/procedures including the skills competency check list. The nurse also provides appropriate care through the healthcare continuum including end of life.
    • Assures that the rights of all patients are respected and maintained by allowing for privacy and dignity in the provision of care.
    • Determines the presence and type of Advance Directive, if applicable. The nurse ensures patient and/or family involvement in the decision-making process as it relates to patient care, end of life and ethical issues. The nurse is aware of the reporting responsibilities and reports suspected cases of abuse or neglect relative to the adolescent through geriatric patient population as appropriate.
    • Identifies patient/family educational needs; initiates and provides individualized teaching which considers the functional/developmental age and the needs of the adolescent through geriatric rehabilitation patient population. The nurse evaluates and documents the effectiveness of the patient/family teaching through assessment of their comprehension of the instruction and demonstration of appropriate responses.
    • Demonstrating knowledge of age specific care, including but not limited to, identifying the need for additional safety measures, physiological normal values/readings; and assessing skin integrity, behavior, motor skills and/or activities that place patients at risk as well as communicates effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner. Applicable for the populations: Infant ( ) Pediatrics ( ) Adults ( x) and Geriatrics ( x )
    • Demonstrates effective Team Leader/Change Nurse skills.
    • Practices Universal Precautions.


    Minimum Education:

    • Graduate of an RN Training Program.

    Preferred Education:

    • Recent experience in Rehab Care, preferred.

    Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications:

    • 1 year of Registered Nursing experience in an acute care setting.

    Preferred Work Experience and Qualifications:

    • N/A

    Required Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation:

    • Current California RN license
    • BLS card
    • Fire Card