Registered Nurse – Per Diem, Evening Shift
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital opened in 1958 as the first free-standing rehabilitation hospital in Philadelphia. The Hospital has over 600 employees and is nationally recognized for outstanding programs in physical and cognitive rehabilitation, with comprehensive services for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management and work injury. Magee serves as the federally designated Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of Delaware Valley. Only 14 such centers exist in the country. Magee is a founding member of The Christopher Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network, which provides state of the art rehabilitation therapy.
We are currently seeking a per diem Registered Nurse to provide direct patient care on our Evening (2:30 pm-11:00 pm) shift that is based in nursing and rehabilitation theories and standards with the goal of restoration of health and function.
The RN will provide direct patient care to an assigned group of patients, which is prescribed after thorough nursing assessment of the patient needs. Care can include but is not limited to: grooming, dressing, feeding, bathing, lifting, turning, assisting with elimination, wound treatments, respiratory treatments, delivery of medication, medical regimen prescribed by a licensed physician.
Responsible to practice within the framework of the nursing profession as defined by the Professional Nursing Law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Code of Professional and Vocational Standards.
Will provides patient care within the established policies, procedures and guidelines of the Nursing Department, Hospital and Program.
Act as the patient's advocate protecting the patient's rights of self-determination and informed consent. Documents are delivered according to department and hospital procedures.
Maintain confidentiality of patient information and records.
Demonstrates knowledge of safety procedures to protect the wellbeing of patient, self, co-workers and visitors. Safety plans include the Department of Nursing Safety Plans, infection control, fire regulations, disaster plans, emergency procedures and all plans listed in the hospital safety program.
Coordinate care for assigned patients including the supervision of activities provided by ancillary nursing personnel.
Graduate of a diploma or associate degree program in nursing required
Bachelor of Science degree in nursing preferred
Licensure as a Professional Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Experience in rehabilitation nursing preferred but medical-surgical nursing experience required
Certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (Basic Cardiac Life Support)
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Mail, Email or fax your resume to:
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
1513 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Fax Number: (215) 587-9471