Nursing and Rehabilitation Careers

Skilled nursing facilities across the country have changed to meet the diverse needs of today’s patients and residents. Today's resident might be an active senior citizen recovering from a knee replacement or a young mother receiving physical therapy to recover from an auto accident. For some patients with conditions like dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, a Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is home. Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers discharged 57% of patient’s home after an average length of stay of less than 31 days in 2014. 

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In this setting, our caregivers:

  • Have sharp assessment skills and the ability to work under pressure 
  • Constantly monitor and manage patient goals and treatment plans 
  • Provide patient and family education for a successful transition to home

Subacute Units

Kindred’s subacute units are located within our transitional care hospitals and provide much of the same care as a skilled nursing facility, but are prepared for patients of high acuity who are moving to a lower level of care or back to the community.

In this setting, our caregivers:

  • Provide care for a wide variety of patients in need of 24-hour supervision 
  • Possess sharp assessment skills to manage medically complex cases 
  • Educate patients and family members regarding treatment plans and goals