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REHAB Requirements and Duties

Rehabilitation Nurses help patients, who still require some nursing care, adapt physically and emotionally to lifestyle changes and teaches them new skills as well as providing other nursing care. The primary goals of a Rehab Nurse is to help patients attain or maintain maximum function.

Also known as: Acute Rehab, Sub-Acute Rehab

Requirements

  • Active BLS from the American Heart Association
  • Active professional license within the state of practice
  • Specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific travel nurse positions
  • Experience in an acute or subacute rehabilitation setting