The first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital in Bucks County.
St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of excellence for which St. Mary Medical Center is known. We are very proud of our patient outcomes. St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple years.
Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50 spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and stroke recovery). Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have suffered:
Neurological conditions including:
Spinal Cord Injury
Medically Complex Illnesses including: Cardiac and Pulmonary, and Renal disease
The Registered Nurse (RN) functions under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager. The RN provides and supervises nursing care to patients requiring inpatient rehabilitation. The RN is responsible for quality outcome oriented patient care and is accountable for the delivery of safe care. The RN also assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants/Rehabilitation Techs. The RN may be assigned to orient staff and students and to assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of the individual.
Accurately performs patient assessments and identifies patient needs.
Identifies and initiates appropriate nursing interventions.
Provides patient and family teaching throughout the rehabilitation stay and prior to discharge.
Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient.
Works cooperatively and actively participates with other members of the interdisciplinary team.
Participates in Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement (CQPI).
May provide input into the budgetary planning process and contributes to cost effectiveness of services and programs provided by the department and hospital.
Communicates employee observations and suggestions related to opportunities for improvement and staff educational needs.
Maintains positive relationships with all customers.
Complies with regulatory and accreditation standards.
Responsible for personal and professional development.
Maintains ethical practices and HIPAA requirements.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control. Maintains medical staff rules/requirements, as well as regulatory body standards.
Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and scope of practice.
Actively participates in team conferences.
Performs timely and appropriate documentation relating to medical necessity in the medical record.
Responsible for completion and revision of the Interdisciplinary Care Plan for each patient.
Performs timely and accurate FIM/ QI assessments.
Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.
Supports the leadership of the hospital in a professional manner and acts as a role model.
May assist in completion of performance evaluations.
Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of accredited registered nurse program.
Current licensure in the state of Pennsylvania.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred.