Sinai Health System – Level 1 Trauma Center, is a Chicago-based not-for-profit organization comprised of seven member organizations: Mount Sinai Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Sinai Children's Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Medical Group, Sinai Community Institute and Sinai Urban Health Institute. The system has over 800 physicians on its hospital medical staffs, 695 licensed beds, 100,000+ annual emergency department patient visits and eight physician residency training programs.
The RN will assess, plan, implement and evaluate the total nursing care for a designated group of patients undergoing a variety of rehabilitative and disease processes. The RN works toward the improvement of care and quality of life for patients
Assesses patients on admission and routinely for the presence of pain. If pain is present assesses location, quality, intensity, alleviating and aggravating factors.
Monitors and recognizes obvious deviations from normal and recognizes subtle alterations in the patinient's status that may indicate potential or actual patient problems. (above standards, demonstrates information seeking to explain incongruencies in data base)
Provides coverage for Spasticity Nurse- filling Baclofen pumps and assisting with Botox clinic
Demonstrates consistently direct patient care as assigned and directed by the nurse practice act and nursing department policy and procedures. Delegates nursing care activities to appropriate nursing staff.
Communicates pertinent information regarding diagnosis, medications, and other procedures in a compassionate manner with patient, family, and significant other.
Modifies plan of activity and assignments when change in patient, or caseload occurs.
Effectively communicates pertinent information with physicians, nursing staff, and other rehabilitation team members which aides in the implementation of the care plan.
Observes and records vitals signs and other diagnostic measurements and report changes or abnormalities to physician.
Administers medication in accordance with policy and procedure utilizing knowledge base to assure patient safety. (At standards, 0 medication errors).
Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Illinois or new graduate from an accredited School of Nursing with license pending in State of Illinois.
Current certification in Basic Life Support: Healthcare Providers, Level C.
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital is a freestanding, not-for-profit, 102-licensed bed facility on
Chicago’s West and Southwest Side that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for
adults and children. Schwab is a proud member of Sinai Health System and the first fully licensed and
accredited rehabilitation hospital in the Midwest.
Our therapists see patients through the entire c...ontinuum of care, from acute inpatient admissions at
Mount Sinai Hospital, to inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services at Schwab. We also
have a hospital-based rehabilitation-focused short-term sub-acute unit at Schwab that provides both
therapy and nursing services with exceptional outcomes.
Our rehabilitation team takes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to address the physical, cognitive
and psychosocial needs of each patient. Each patient is assessed and provided with a personalized care
plan tailored to help achieve maximal independence and function. Schwab offers seven treatment
gyms featuring private treatment rooms, a warm-water indoor therapy pool, and an award-winning
therapeutic roof top garden.