New Graduate Registered Nurse

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg

Experience nursing as it was meant to be.

Our goal: To provide a transitional role for a Graduate Nurse to begin orienting while waiting to pass the NCLEX, and fully function as a Registered Nurse.

We're looking for Registered Nurses who are inspired by the prospect of caregiving the way it should be. Here, you'll have time to build relationships and enjoy the rewards of helping people getting back to their lives again. Experience the difference of nursing in a rehab hospital with the latest technology at your fingertips and a wide range of opportunities among kindred spirits. Count on having a flexible schedule that we build together so you can live your best life. Yes, we do that, too.

A little about us:

Whether you're building a foundation in your early career, we're confident you'll see the difference the moment you join. We're not your ordinary rehab hospital either. Being recently named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" and a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ® Award, among others, is pretty amazing.

Our benefits start on day one:

  • Affordable medical, dental, and vision plans for full and part-time employees and their families.
  • Generous paid time off that accrues over time.
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts.
  • A community of people who love what they do. Yes, we see that as a benefit.


Be the kind of Nurse you've always wanted to be:

  • Help patients through supervising care and treatments, leading patient assessments, creating personalized care plans, and targeting and resolving patient concerns.
  • Have the time to learn about each patient's physical, mental, and emotional needs to help them recover.
  • Build rewarding relationships with patients during stays that start at two weeks.
  • Open access to opportunity to learn, grow, advance, and build skills that last a lifetime.


The Encompass Way

We proudly set the standard for excellence in care, leading with empathy, doing what's right, focusing on the positive, and remaining stronger together. We're a recognized, trusted leader in post-acute care with a strong presence in over 38 states and 34,000 exceptional people.

Encompass Health is proud of our welcoming and inclusive culture. We offer equal employment opportunities regardless of a person's race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, color, creed, age, mental disability, physical disability or any other protected classification."

We can't wait to meet with you and we mean that.

The Graduate Nurse is responsible for:

- Providing direct patient care activities appropriate to training and competency for assigned patients with direct supervision of RN.

- Learning to operate various medical devices.

- Learning various disease processes.

- Interacting with nurses, assistance, physicians, therapists, and other healthcare providers.

- Working to expand clinical knowledge and skills.

- Familiarizing themselves to the hospital environment.

- Gaining clinical experience and exposure to nursing procedures.

- Assisting RNs in completing tasks that support patient care activities

- Completing patient care activities as assigned while promoting excellent patient satisfaction and outcomes.

- Working under the guidelines of RN with assigned patients in accordance with hospital guidelines.

Qualifications

License or Certification:

- CPR certification required

Education, Training, Requirements and Years of Experience:

- Proof of completion of a RN program and eligibility to sit for NCLEX

- Must take NCLEX within six months of being granted Graduate Nurse status.

Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.

- Equipment as listed in the Competency check-off list.

Physical Requirements:

- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds including 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.

Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

- Ability to work independently without constant supervision.

- May not under any circumstances perform any tasks/procedures that have not been covered in this job description or that have not been verified by competency checklists.

- May not administer medications by any route.

- May document in the medical record.

- May assist the nurse in collection of data and documentation of data in the nurse's notes upon completion of competencies as deemed by the CNO.

Environmental Conditions:

- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.

- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

- Handicapped accessible.

- May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- Has regular, reliable and predictable attendance and punctuality.

- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.

- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Realize the powerful difference you can make. Take this opportunity to join our team.

To learn more about us, visit us online at encompasshealth.com

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Location
175 Lancaster Blvd.
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Category
Nursing

Job ID
2314519