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What is a Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH)?

Long Term Acute Care Hospitals (LTACHs) are designed to focus on patients with serious and complex medical conditions that require intense specialized treatment for an extended period of recovery time. An LTACH is an acute care specialty hospital that provides highly advanced and intensively focused care for higher acuity patients who have not responded to short-term treatment in traditional general hospitals. In addition, an LTACH average length of stay is 25 days as compared to a 3-5 day average in a general hospital. Whereas, nursing homes offer less intensive or sub-acute services typically after a general hospital or LTACH stay. Fundamentally, patients appropriate for LTACHs include those who may be ventilator dependent, suffering from multi-organ failure or deep wound ulcerations.

Why choose Columbus Specialty Hospital?

We pride ourselves as being a leader in the LTACH community by recruiting and retaining the finest talent possible. We value honesty, integrity, caring, responsibility, teamwork and innovation.

We offer the following benefits:

  • Medical-Dental-Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Free Life-Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Continuing Education
  • BLS-ACLS-IV Certification Courses
  • Free Parking in a safe and secure garage
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program- including free nutritional and fitness programs
  • Paid Time Off

Registered Nurses:

  • Night & Weekend Shift Differentials
  • Educational Pay Differentials (BSN/MSN)
  • Certification Pay Differentials (CCRN/PCRN)
  • Discounted BLS/ACLS classes available
  • 12 Hour Shifts
  • Tuition Reimbursement with additional monetary benefits for BSN/MSN programs

Qualifications: The Registered Nurse position requires a valid NJ State Registered Nurse License. The individual must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities, be dedicated to the provision of quality patient care, and use sound judgment in decision-making. BLS certification required upon hire. ACLS and IV certification required within two months of hire (must sign up for an on-site class upon hire if you do not have ACLS certification).

Job Summary: In collaboration with the physician, the RN assures implementation of the assessment plan, evaluation, and follow up of the plan of care for the patient population.



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Associated topics: ambulatory, asn, cardiothoracic, care, coronary, intensive care unit, staff nurse, surgical, transitional, unit

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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