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Registered Nurse (RN)

Tucson, AZ

Posted: 03/06/2024 Industry: Health Care Job Number: 372107000025283595

Job Description

Small rural community hospital about an hour east of Tucson, AZ is seeking a full-time, permanent Night Shift Med/Surg RN and a Night Shift ER RN to join their amazing team.

Experience a rural community with a laid-back lifestyle that is hard to beat. Surrounded by Arizona s most prominent mountain ranges you will enjoy beautiful southwestern desert sunsets, wine country, western culture, and a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, mountain biking, horse riding trails, and bird watching. This area is great for those who prefer the quiet and peaceful lifestyle that comes with living in a small town.

Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Responsible for utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate provision of safe patient care, assuring confidentiality, comfort, and advocacy within the scope of nursing practice.
  • Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.

Essential Functions of Registered Nurse (Med/Surg or ER)

  • Provides general nursing care to patients.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Uses Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system and paper medical records to document nursing care provided.
  • Assists Case management with Medicare and/or insurance documentation.
  • Pursues professional growth and development.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others including physicians, nurses, administrators, managers, vendors, and other health care industry personnel.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient.
  • Thorough knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, RN Scope of Practice, and the nursing processes and standards of care.
  • Skills in basic nursing principles such as IV starts, NG tube and catheter placement, and basic physical assessments.
  • Monitoring and reading of Basic Telemetry Patient.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills, as demonstrated through bedside manner
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to prioritize and make autonomous decisions.
  • Working knowledge of organizational policies and procedures in compliances with health care laws and regulations

Qualifications of Registered Nurse (Med/Surg or Emergency Department)

  • ADN or BSN from accredited school of nursing
  • Current RN license
  • BLS and ACLS certifications

Southeast Arizona Location

  • Pleasant climate
  • Small town charm, but located near a large urban area with big city amenities and airport
  • Near to many State Parks, National Parks, and wineries
  • Area perfect for hiking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, camping, wildlife interests, wine tasting, stargazing, photography and more

Registered Nurse, RN, Nursing, Emergency Department, ED, Emergency Room, ER, Trauma, TNCC, Hospital, Acute Care, Critical Care, Med/Surg, Med-Surg, Medical Surgical, Critical Access Hospital, CAH, Rural, Arizona

Stacy Winters

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