RN - Inpatient Rehab

Duration: 13 (Starts Open)
Job Type: Travel
Hours: 36
Pay Scale: Based on Experience
Shift: 12 Hour/Nights
Location: Augusta, Ga


Inpatient Rehab Nurse Job:

The goal of rehabilitation nursing is to assist individuals with disability and/or chronic illness to attain and maintain maximum function. The rehabilitation staff nurse assists clients in adapting to an altered lifestyle, while providing a therapeutic environment for client's and their family's development. The rehabilitation staff nurse designs and implements treatment strategies that are based on scientific nursing theory related to self-care and that promote physical, psychosocial, and spiritual health. The rehabilitation staff nurse works in inpatient and outpatient settings that can be found in a range of acute to subacute rehabilitation facilities. This role description has been developed by staff nurses to clarify and specify the responsibilities of the staff nurse in a rehabilitation setting and to promote professionalism based on the established scope and standards of rehabilitation nursing practice.


Inpatient Rehab RN Qualifications:

  • Active RN license in specified state

  • Nursing degree from an accredited nursing program

  • At least 2+ years of Rehab RN experience

  • BLS, ACLS and PALS credentials (certifications may vary by location)

Inpatient Rehab Registered Nurse Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Possesses the specialized knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care for people with physical disability and chronic illness
  • Coordinates educational activities and uses appropriate resources to develop and implement an individualized teaching and discharge plan with clients and their families
  • Performs hands-on nursing care by utilizing the nursing process to achieve quality outcomes for clients
  • Provides direction and supervision of ancillary nursing personnel, demonstrates professional judgment, uses problem solving techniques and time-management principles, and delegates appropriately
  • Coordinates nursing care activities in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team to facilitate achievement of overall goals
  • Coordinates a holistic approach to meeting patient's medical, vocational, educational, and environmental needs
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills to develop a rapport with clients, their families, and health team members and to ensure the fulfilment of requirements for legal documentation and reimbursement
  • Acts as a resource and a role model for nursing staff and students and participates in activities such as nursing committees and professional organizations that promote the improvement of nursing care and the advancement of professional rehabilitation nursing
  • Encourages others to become CRRN certified, obtain advance degrees, participate on committees, and/or join professional organizations
  • Facilitates community education regarding acceptance of people with disabilities
  • Actively engages in legislative Initiatives affecting the practice of rehabilitation nursing or the people in their care
  • Applies nursing research to clinical practice and participates in nursing research studies

Benefits of Being a Plains Medical Staffing Travel Nursing Employee:

  • Premium pay
  • Prestigious facilities
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Immediate access to the industry's best recruiters and healthcare facilities
  • Private housing or housing allowance
  • Group health insurance benefits
  • Retirement plan