HealthSouth Careers

Rehab Nursing Tech - PRN

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Staff Nursing


Job Description

At HealthSouth the Rehabilitation Nurse Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant acts in a team member capacity to help the patients, staff members, and the hospital achieve their goals. They are active in department activities to ensure individualized patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted to HealthSouth.

 

The Rehabilitation Nurse Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant is also responsible for:

  • Assisting the RN/LPN in completing tasks that support patient care activities and treatments
  • Providing direct patient care activities appropriate to training and competency
  • Ensures that department is kept clean and organized
  • Assists with equipment maintenance and cleaning of supplies
  • Completes patient care activities as assigned while promoting excellent patient satisfaction and outcomes
  • Ensure that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere, which recognizes the individual’s needs and rights
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    What types of patients will you see? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our patients spend an average of 2-4 weeks in our hospital and come to us with a wide variety of diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.

     

    We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.  We utilize our clinical outcomes to asses and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.

     

    Helping you become better is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; and we offer educational benefits if you are interested in continuing your education. 

     

    Job Code: 100133

     

     

     

    License or Certification:

    • RNT/CNA preferred or as required by state requirements
    • CPR certification

    Education, Training and Years of Experience:
    • One year experience in inpatient general hospital setting 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: 2412 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga 37404
    Job ID: 1512619