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Registered Nurse, full-time, 6 pm to 6:30 am, $5000 sign on bonus, Increased starting rates of pay

Company: Encompass Health
Location: Altoona
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Job Description:



HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona is an 80-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that provides comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient rehabilitation. We offer a wide base of physical rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma, spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation needs.



Our hospital has a full complement of Therapists, Nurses, Neuropsychologists and Medical staff to offer the best possible outcomes for our patients. With an average length of stay of approximately 2 weeks, we have the ability to get to know our patients and their families.



We are proud of the fact that about 80% of the patients admitted to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona are discharged directly to their homes.



Come see how we are changing peoples lives- everyday. Maybe you can too!

Now Hiring Registered Nurses

Helping patients regain hope and independence

The Facts

Act as the direct link to help patients succeed in inpatient rehabilitation by supervising care and treatments provided by team members, leading patient assessments, creating personalized plans of care, communicating progress and targeting patient concerns, offering timely solutions.

The Difference

The importance of nursing to our rehabilitation hospitals can't be overstated. Comprehensive rehabilitation is planned and administered by a highly specialized and integrated team including physicians, nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, case managers and others. Rehabilitation nurses are a valuable resource and bring an important perspective to this interdisciplinary approach. Our rehabilitation nurses help the patients regain control of their lives and their independence, treating complex medical issues and redefining how care is provided.

The Perks

Only the best will do




  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • 401(k)
  • College savings plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Pre-paid legal plan
  • and much more!

    The Patients

    Eighty percent of patients discharged directly home

    Our registered nursing teams get to know patients over two to four weeks on average, providing care for conditions such as:


    • Stroke
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Brain injury
    • Neurological disorders
    • Joint replacement
    • Amputation
    • Multiple trauma

      The Power

      Advanced tools to support patient progress


      • Advanced technologies
      • Evidence-based practice guidelines
      • Clinical outcomes to assess and improve treatment interventions
      • National outcomes database
      • Trained mentors
      • Internal and external education
      • Professional treatment teams
      • Multiple trauma

        The Basics




        • Current RN licensures appropriate to state regulations
        • CPR certification (ACLS preferred)
        • CRRN certification preferred
        • One-year experience in inpatient rehabilitation hospital setting preferred

          Job Code: 100130
          License or Certification:


          • Current RN licensures appropriate to state regulations

          • CPR certification (ACLS preferred)

          • CRRN certification preferred

            Education, Training and Years of Experience:


            • One year of experience in inpatient hospital setting preferred

            • Inpatient rehabilitation experience preferred

              Machines, Equipment Used:


              • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer

                Physical Requirements:


                • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate

                • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements

                • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking

                • Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment

                  Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd, Altoona 16602

                  Shift: Night Job

                  Job ID: 1815519

                  Keywords: Encompass Health, Altoona , Registered Nurse, full-time, 6 pm to 6:30 am, $5000 sign on bonus, Increased starting rates of pay, Healthcare , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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