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Rehabilitation Nurses help patients who are diagnosed with sports injuries, strokes, and chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis to become rehabilitated. Duties incorporated into sample resumes of Rehabilitation Nurses include caring for patients recovering from strokes, heart attacks, pneumonia, multiple fractures, and other spinal cord injuries; and performing vital sign checks, intravenous therapy, and wound and ostomy care. Registered Nurses show one of the following educational backgrounds on their resumes: associate degrees offered by universities or community colleges; diplomas offered by hospital-based nursing schools in two to three-year programs; or baccalaureate degrees in nursing, which take four years to earn.

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Rehabilitation Nurse

Entrusted with charge nurse responsibilities such as daily RN duties, staffing the floor, running codes, and assisting the other nurses by calling any abnormal lab values to the physician

  • Maintained awareness of comfort and safety needs for 7-9 patients
  • Monitored CVA's, MVA's, head trauma, total knee or hip replacement surgery patients, as well as debilitated patients
  • Involved in ongoing teaching with the patient and their families regarding home care and additional therapy on an outpatient basis or home health
  • Initiated and maintained IV access, foley catheters, nasogastric tubes, administered blood, and assisted with prn medications
  • Promoted to the leadership role of Advanced Nurse Clinician
  • Acted as a preceptor for new and upcoming nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, and all types of therapists including education on new procedures and equipment, caring for bed sores, and keeping skills up to date and proficient
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
2

Rehabilitation Nurse

I've assisted patients transitioning from immediate care to full time rehabilitation including physical and occupational therapy.

  • I've reported to the charge nurse during shifts to report any issues that arise with patients concerning their current conditions
  • I've administered medication on a daily schedule from anywhere between seven to fourteen patients per shift.
  • I've created care plans and charted on the patient's progress then given report to incoming nurse who relieves me of duty.
  • I've also learned then put into practice breathing treatments for patients that have respiratory problems or severe asthma.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nursing
Medical Coding
3

Rehabilitation Nurse

Cared for rehabilitation patients by assisting with activities of daily life, dressing wounds, monitoring vital processes & psychological condition, aiding in physical therapy, and any other necessary functions

  • Medical and data expertise recognized by superiors when asked to train other personnel on the proper process for capturing critical patient data for doctors using advanced imagery
  • Possess working knowledge of medical terminology and proper procedures within a medical environment
  • Recorded assessment data and organized patient care records for both acute and terminal treatment areas
  • Awarded multiple Customer Service Excellence Certificates and Awards
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AS
Medical / Business
Psychology/legal
4

LPN, Rehabilitation Nurse

Performed assessment, analysis, documented and reported it to the appropriate medical professional.

  • Provided personal care, dressing wounds, tracheotomy care and collected specimens.
  • Administered medications and vaccines according to the physician prescription.
  • Educated and counseled the patient and families regarding treatments and medications.
  • Established positive relationships with patients, families, nurses, physicians and administrators.
  • Process orders as written by healthcare providers.
  • Use the EPIC and Meditech charting systems.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Medical Assisting
AS
Business Management
BS
Nursing Education
5

Rehabilitation Nurse

Provided care as Team Leader and/or Charge Nurse, guiding and directing team members

  • Updated plan of care and suggest necessary revisions when needed
  • Performed daily health assessments to evaluate patient's physical, mental and emotional status
  • Administered medications PO, IM and IV
  • Communicated with patients, families and co-workers in an empathetic and caring manner
  • Monitored telemetry for 30 bed Intensive Care Unit
  • Interpreted EKG's for 30 bed Intensive Care Unit
  • Delivered quality care to all patients, preserved and protected patient rights
  • Performed medication administration, including titration, following established protocols
  • Demonstrated the ability to perform assessments, evaluation and implementation of plans of care
  • Documented patient information accurately and effectively
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Accounting
AS
Applied Science
BS
Nursing
6

Detox/rehabilitation Nurse

Assisted in identification of medical, emotional, and social needs of the client throughout the treatment process.

  • Administered TB tests & immunizations to clients and staff in accordance with Department of Health.
  • Assessed medical and psychological problems and reported significant findings to the physician and appropriate counselor.
  • Completed initial medical and nutritional assessment, and chemical dependency and suicide history.
  • Adhered to Patient Rights as outlined in licensure manual.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Master of Science
7

Rehabilitation Nurse Technician

Computerized charting on the Kodiak/HMS system intakes and output, patients progress and any abnormal activity or behaviors.

  • Provided direct patient care for post surgical patients in a rehabilitation setting
  • Reported patient progress to the LPN and RN on assignment
  • Collected and prepared specimens for lab processing
  • Answered multi-line phone system
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Medical Assisting
HS
High School Diploma
8

Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse Specialist

Assisted physicians in continuous assessment and follow-up care for patients with Congestive Heart Failure, Heart transplant and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Provided numerous in-services to new residents, medical staff and nursing staff for cardiac rehabilitation awareness and modification of risk factors.

  • Assisted physicians in planning research study involving "Arm Ergometer Use & Congestive Heart Failure."
  • Achieved greatest increase in new referrals from physicians to program.
  • Facilitated "Healthy Heart for SLUCARE for Women" at the Ritz Carlton.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Nursing
9

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Nurse Assistant

Assisted the nurses with their daily caregiving

  • Observed and assisted with charting the progress of patients
  • Provided assistance to patients in the post-surgery recovery room
  • Cleaned hospital rooms and changed linens
  • Learned bedside manners by tending to the needs of patients in 30 rooms per week
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
10

RN, Clinical Rehabilitation Nurse Clinician

Served as the Phase I acute care coordinator of 56 bed cardiac stepdown unit.

  • Developed programs of treatment and education for cardiac clients and family
  • Directed daily activity progression and exercise prescriptions
  • Provided Advanced Cardiac Life Support protocols
  • Served as ACLS instructor for Cardiac Rehab department.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Heath Arts

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