Care Transitions Nurse

Per Diem
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Select Medical

West Orange, NJ



Care Transitions Nurse


Benefits of being a Care Transitions Nurse with us:

  • You are a valued member of the business development team
  • Ability to grow and impact local markets
  • Team-oriented culture


A Care Transitions Nurse develops and conducts individualized and group patient  education to facilitate discharge preparedness. Provides early medication education for planned discharges. Develops educational materials and handouts as appropriate. Participates in interdisciplinary education groups. Actively participates in nursing councils including patient education council to facilitate discharge of all patients. Provides follow-up on discharged patients to manage medication questions and reduce risk of hospital readmission. Effectively communicates on multiple levels.


Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

•Current and valid state licensure as a Registered Nurse required.

•Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required; CRRN preferred. 

•Minimum of 3 years rehabilitation nursing experience required.

Additional Data

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals


Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas


Select Medical is an equal opportunity employer committed to dealing with employees in a nondiscriminatory manner and based on job-related qualifications and abilities. The Company will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, age (40 and over), marital status, disability or history of disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational qualification) or any other protected status.


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