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Katy, TX 77449

Encompass Health

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Katy


The Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. In addition the position is responsible for:
  • Providing direct patient care to inpatients
  • Observing patient behavior, vital signs, symptoms, responses to treatment and reports findings to Registered Nurse
  • Carrying out the patient's plan of care
Benefits
To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more. For more information on available benefits, please click here .
What types of patients will you care for We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our nurses can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients with a variety of diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.
We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.
Helping you become a better nurse is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.

Job Code: 100118

License or Certification:
  • Current LPN/LVN licensure appropriate to state regulations
  • CPR certification

Education, Training and Years of Experience:
  • One year experience in inpatient medical surgical or general hospital setting preferred
  • Rehabilitation experience preferred

Machines, Equipment Used:
  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer

Physical Requirements:
  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of 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


Address: 23331 Grand Reserve Drive, Katy 77494
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
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