RN (Registered Nurse) Inpatient Rehab Per Diem
Per Diem (As Needed) Position
This is an opportunity to work 3 shifts a week, 12 hours each, on an inpatient rehab unit at Northwest Medical Center. The shift is 7 AM - 7:30 PM on a 13 bed acute rehab unit that serves neurologic, stroke, orthopedic, cardiovascular, and complex medical patients.
The rehab team at Northwest is collaborative and provides integrated services, including physical, occupational and speech therapy with rehab nursing, to assist patients in returning to living independently in their communities. This is a rewarding unit and is ranked in the top 10% of rehabilitation units in the nation.
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.