Better Care for Patients in Crisis |
American Association for Emergency Psychiatry President Leslie Zun, M.D., talks about meeting psychiatric needs in the emergency department.
Burnout Among Hospitalists |
One cause of burnout among hospitalists is an ever-expanding list of responsibilities.
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 pediatric to geriatric patients undergoing a variety of rehabilitative and disease processes. The RN works toward the improvement of care and quality of life for patients.
Develops an ongoing comprehensive data base (Admission assessment) for each patient using patient, families and significant others, and other health care workers as sources of information when appropriate
Monitors and recognizes obvious deviations from normal age appropriate level and recognizes subtle alterations in the resident's physiological and psychological status that may indicate potential or actual patient problems.
Plans and constructs routine nursing activities with patient, family, significant others or other Rehabilitation team members which meets the needs of the individualized patient including identification of patient learning needs, long and short term goals and appropriate nursing interventions.
Modifies patient's plan of care through an interdisciplinary approach, based on team conference.
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.
Takes appropriate action in anticipation of potential or actual life threatening or emergency situations.
Coordinates nursing plan of care in collaboration with other Rehabilitation team members.
Communicates pertinent information regarding diagnosis, medications, and other procedures in a compassionate manner with patient, family, and significant other.
Registered Nurse Licensed in the State of Illinois
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital is a freestanding, not-for-profit, 102-licensed bed facility onChicago’s West and Southwest Side that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs foradults and children. Schwab is a proud member of Sinai Health System and the first fully licensed andaccredited rehabilitation hospital in the Midwest.Our therapists see patients through the entire continuum o...f care, from acute inpatient admissions atMount Sinai Hospital, to inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services at Schwab. We alsohave a hospital-based rehabilitation-focused short-term sub-acute unit at Schwab that provides boththerapy and nursing services with exceptional outcomes.Our rehabilitation team takes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to address the physical, cognitiveand psychosocial needs of each patient. Each patient is assessed and provided with a personalized careplan tailored to help achieve maximal independence and function. Schwab offers seven treatmentgyms featuring private treatment rooms, a warm-water indoor therapy pool, and an award-winningtherapeutic roof top garden.