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Registered Nurse - Short-term Rehab

Douglas County Omaha, NE

Job Description


Under the direction of the Director of Nursing/Nurse Manager/House Supervisor, and/or designee, the incumbent is accountable for the provision of quality nursing care. This is accomplished through direct, hands-on physical care as well as the supervision of the care provided by other team members to ensure that care needs are met; and that care is provided in accordance with physician orders, nursing scope of practice, nursing standards of care, and policies and procedures; and that steps are taken to promote quality of life. Work requires a considerable amount of independent judgment, strong critical thinking skills and is governed by compliance with Douglas County Health Center (DCHC) policies/procedures, and state, and federal regulations.


Associate's degree or Diploma from an accredited college or university in Nursing required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Must be a Registered Nurse with current nursing license from Nebraska or a compact state recognized by the Nebraska Board of Nursing at the time of hire, and maintain the license in good standing throughout the course of employment. Experience in a health care environment that includes acute care, skilled rehabilitation, skilled nursing or long-term care preferred. Must be certified in basic life support/cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or complete certification within required time frames after employment; and once certification is achieved, it must be maintained throughout the course of employment. Will need a valid driver's license if doing a community referral assessment.

COMPENSATION:  $22.87 - $27.46 per hour.  Starting pay based upon experience.

WORK SCHEDULE:  Full-time and Part-time (21 hours or more per week) schedules available.

Douglas County is an EOE - M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Details

Date Posted September 28, 2017
Date Closes March 27, 2018
Address 4102 Woolworth Ave
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Health Center
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 10
SOC Category 29-1111.01 Acute Care Nurses
Zipcode 68105
Name Douglas County Human Resources
Address 1819 Farnam Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68183
Phone 402-444-6188

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Patient Care Plan / Path
  • Patient Discharge Planning
  • Patient Safety
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Care Plans
  • Acute Care
  • Orthopedic
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
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  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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