Registered Nurse - Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit - Garden South IRU
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
Garden South IRU
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning, directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is a nurse who may orient new staff, precept students, and assume charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. This position serves patients with a medical and or rehabilitation condition that is of recent onset or regression who are experiencing a significant loss of function with mobility and activities of daily living which may or may not be compounded with cognitive and/or communication deficits.
Excellent assessment skills, above average critical thinking skills, the ability to work in a fast- paced and often stressful environment, and the ability to work autonomously providing primary nursing care are essential.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS (required). Functional Independence Measure (FIM) competency must be met within ninety (90) days of hire and maintained by retesting every two (2) years. Certification in Rehabilitation Nursing (CRRN) preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer