Job Description

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Northern Arizona (RHNA) is a 40-bed, Rehabilitation Hospital located in Flagstaff, AZ.  Our facility is designed solely for the provision of specialized rehabilitative care. The facility’s unique design fosters a comfortable and responsive environment for our patients. Our hospital provides rehabilitative services for patients with functional deficits as a result of debilitating illnesses, or injuries. Through our inpatient rehabilitation programs, we help patients recover quickly and return home with a renewed sense of self-sufficiency.

About our Company:

Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.

Each one of our eligible Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs) has been recognized in the Top 10% of 781 Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities in the United States, cited for care that is effective, efficient, timely, and patient-centered.

Position Summary: The Registered Nurse is responsible for assessments, planning, supervising, interventions, and evaluations designed to prevent complications of physical disability, restore optimal functioning and help the patient adapt to an altered life style. The Registered Nurse is responsible for overseeing patient care provided through support personnel. The RN provides care to adolescents through geriatric age patients.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to provide quality and efficient patient care according to established standards including: accurately completing admission and other assessments, and collecting, analyzing, and prioritizing assessment data to facilitate proper patient care
  • Contributes to the appropriate development, maintenance, and update of the individualized patient plan of care.  Monitors, records, and reports symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.  Ensures patient care interventions and activities are directed for resolution of needs.
  • Identifies patient and family learning needs. Teaches patients and families using effective teaching methods and then documents accordingly.
  • Appropriately designates applicable charges to individual patient using the hospital's established system
  • Based on needs assessment, coordinates and delegates care and treatments with the interdisciplinary team.  Provides timely and adequate supervision to LPN's and PCT's.
  • Provides timely assistance with urgent and emergency situations.
  • Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and staff
  • Helps identify problems and potential risks and contributes to corrective action plans.  Notifies proper personnel of real or potential problems with patient issues and appropriateness of care.

Required Skills:

  • Current RN license in the state of Arizona required.
  • Current CPR certification required
  • Rehabilitation experience and/or CRRN preferred
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and care
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical proficiency utilizing policies, procedures, and guidelines in caring for patients
  • Knowledge about accreditations standards to ensure adherence to all standards set forth by the State and accrediting agencies of TJC and CMS.

Available Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Vacation