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Nurse Manager (RN)

Company: Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

A career at Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital, a state-of-the-art, 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital owned and operated exclusively by Lifepoint Rehabilitation, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Travis County who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Austin area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!
Our Benefits:

Tuition assistance/reimbursement
Expansive benefit package
Professional development and advancement opportunities
Targeted approach to career development
Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
Superior quality patient outcomes
Supportive leadership and culture
CEU Support

What you will do in this role:

Provides a professional working environment for employees.
Ensures the nursing department staff performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Ensures the nursing department staff performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Ensures appropriate documentation, including documentation of medical necessity, by staff in medical records; monitors completion and revisions to the Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
Assists to review and evaluate risk and quality indicators, patient satisfaction results, and outcomes in order to continually improve performance and outcomes; communicates this information to the nursing department.
May coordinate new admissions including room and staffing assignments.
Ensures nursing attendance and participation in team conferences.
Ensures staff completes charting timely.
Ensures staff takes lunches when working 6 or more hours and breaks as required by law.
Ensures staff assignments are divided among staff taking into account acuity and other factors.
Manages staffing plans, nursing hours per patient day, and quality of work of nursing staff.
Ensures limited agency usage and overtime hours by managing and monitoring the schedule.
May have patient care assignment in addition to daily responsibilities.
Coordinates and directs appropriate rehab care needs related to patient/family educational needs, barriers or continuum of care requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
- - - Graduation from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. - BSN Preferred.
- - - Current unrestricted state licensure as Registered Nurse.
- - - CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred. - - -
- - - CRRN Certification preferred

Minimum of two years of previous nursing leadership preferred.
Minimum of two years previous rehab nursing experience preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrates strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital, Austin , Nurse Manager (RN), Executive , Austin, Texas

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