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RN, Transitional Care Unit / Rehab Care Unit

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Summary This Registered Nurse position is located on a unique unit that is really two subspecialties in one - TCU/RCU. The TCU (Transitional Care Unit) cares primarily for graduates of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) whose caregivers will be taking them home with tracheostomies (many on ventilators). The RCU (Rehabilitative Care Unit) provides collaborative team care to children with traumatic brain injuries, near drownings, strokes and other diseases, disorders or injuries involving loss of function. The goal of the team is to maximize the return of function to these amazingly resilient children and support their caregivers on the journey. TCU/RCU offers an opportunity to develop relationships with patients and their caregivers since some have extended stays. Both TCU and RCU provide opportunities for education and teaching as caregivers learn to care for their child with medically complex needs. This is a unit where interdisciplinary team work is essential as you work together with RTs, PTs, OTs, physicians, social work, case management, nurse practitioners/physician assistants, etc. to care for these often complex children as you plan for their transition to their home environments. Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Current permit or license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • Minimum of 6 months of nursing experience is required
  • Current BLS CPR certification is required Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer CCMC Additional Information CCMC

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Fort Worth , RN, Transitional Care Unit / Rehab Care Unit, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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