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Registered Nurse (RN) - Rehabilitation - $28-43 per hour

Company: UT Health East Texas
Location: Whitehouse
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

UT Health East Texas is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Rehabilitation for a nursing job in Tyler, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Rehabilitation
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    OverviewPosition Description:Join UT Health East Texas as a Full Time, Day Shift, RN Exercise Specialist Rehab!--Advancing Healthcare--Together ---The Future of Healthcare is in East TexasWhy UT Health - East Texas?--Our People.----Our people truly are our greatest strength.-- They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day.-- We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.--Our Purpose.--We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare.--Our Place.--Athens,Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.--Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas.-- With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.--Our UT Health Clinic in Gun Barrel City is seeking an experienced Exercise Specialist,--Cardiac Rehab, RN.-- We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Cardiopulmonary Rehab where you will be responsible for:----What You Will Be Doing:
  • Providing inpatient and outpatient care to patients with cardiovascular and/or pulmonary disease. Patient education, wellness and program development and implementation are primary functions of the CES.
  • Assess and evaluate phase I, II and III cardiac and pulmonary patient's functional status and implement appropriate exercise prescription based on findings
  • Provide patient education for inpatients and outpatients and documents patient progression and response to exercise. Gathers data to be utilized with outcome studies.
  • Participates in development and implementation of new programs, services and/or testing.
  • Routinely performs specialized testing and procedures such as Pulmonary Function Testing, Basal Metabolism Test and Non-invasive stress testing
  • Communicates with patients, families and all healthcare professionals required to provide comprehensive interdisciplinary care
  • Maintains skills and knowledge through training and continuing education to provide expected standards of care ResponsibilitiesEducation:
    • Associates--degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) as well as Respiratory Therapy, Exercise Physiologist considered.Experience:
      • Customer friendly
      • Must be in good health and able to physically complete a fitness assessment.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Active listening, hearing and visual skills
      • Must use written and/or verbal sources of information
      • Good problem solving skills
      • Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; -------- database and word processing skills required
      • Strong time management skills
      • Ability to think strategically and act tactically
      • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time
      • Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions
      • Demonstrates good team workCertification and Licensure:
        • CPR and AED certification.
        • Professional fitness certification from an approved organization within first 6 months of employment.--Compliance Requirements
          • Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies QualificationsBEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:Service
            • Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
            • Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together.Quality
              • Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
              • Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.People
                • Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with -------- others.
                • Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.Financial
                  • Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
                  • Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.Growth
                    • Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
                    • Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                      • Must be in good health and able to physically complete a fitness assessment.
                      • Ability to lift/carry 50lbs.
                      • Frequent and prolonged bending stooping, crouching, walking, pushing, pulling and standing.--Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.--UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).About UT Health East TexasArdent Health Services--prides itself in--quality health care--by--investing in--people, technology, facilities and--communities, to--produce--extraordinary results.----To date, those investments total more than $1.4 billion since 2001. From newly constructed facilities and expanded services to lifesaving technology and outstanding opportunities for employees, Ardent is committed to providing its hospitals and clinics the tools they need to succeed.--Recapitalized and supported by the financial strength of Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company and leading real estate investment trust, and Equity Group Investments, a private investment firm founded by Sam Zell more than 45 years ago, Ardent is expanding its network and bringing its unique combination of resources and proven management expertise to new communities.---------Ardent includes: 4,718 licensed beds,--More--than 1,000 employed providers,--and--$3 billion in revenues.-------Healthcare systems within Ardent include:-------BSA Health System--- Amarillo,--Texas---------Seton Medical Center--- Harker Heights,--Texas-------Hillcrest Healthcare System - Oklahoma--(8 Hospitals) - Hillcrest Medical Center, Hillcrest Hospital South, Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital, Bailey Medical Center, Hillcrest Hospital Cushing, Hillcrest Hospital Claremore, Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta, Hillcrest Hospital Pryor-------Lovelace Health System - Albuquerque, New Mexico--(5 Hospitals) ---Lovelace Medical Center, Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, Lovelace Women's Hospital, Lovelace Westside Hospital, Lovelace Regional Hospital-------UT Health - East Texas--(9 Hospitals):--UT Health,--Tyler, UT Health North Campus--Tyler, UT Health East Texas--Long-Term Acute Care, UT Health East Texas Rehabilitation--Center, UT Health Athens, UT Health Carthage, UT Health Henderson, UT Health Jacksonville, UT Health Pittsburg-------Americas Division-----Hackensack Meridian Health - Mountainside Medical Center (Montclair, New Jersey) and Pascack Valley Medical Center (Westwood, New Jersey)--The University of Kansas Health System, St. Francis--Campus--(Topeka, Kansas)----Portneuf Medical Center--(Pocatello, Idaho)--Benefits
                        • Dental benefits
                        • Life insurance
                        • Continuing Education
                        • 401k retirement plan
                        • Discount program
                        • Wellness and fitness programs
                        • Employee assistance programs
                        • Medical benefits
                        • Vision benefits

Keywords: UT Health East Texas, Tyler , Registered Nurse (RN) - Rehabilitation - $28-43 per hour, Healthcare , Whitehouse, Texas

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