Medical/Surgical Nurse, Full-Time Nights
Company: HCA Healthcare
Posted on: March 17, 2019
Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time Our nurses are FAMILY Exceptional care and customer service are the cornerstones of West Valley Hospital . Here our nurses have a voice and are always encouraged to reach their goals. Tuition reimbursement is offered to all Full Time employees which proves we are invested in your career advancement. At West Valley Hospital we feel that customer service is an important part of every person's job and strive to enhance community health through our service with compassion, excellence and efficiency. West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is a full service hospital available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week servicing Canyon County, Idaho and surrounding communities. WVMC consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. Our expertly trained staff and board certified physicians are focused on treating everyone like family. If you are looking for a small-town, friendly environment with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care, this is the right hospital for you. You can apply your training and skills in a professional atmosphere where they will be valued. You will be part of a community hospital where your contributions are appreciated and your voice is heard - where work force diversity is encouraged and personal growth is supported. RN Medical/Surgical Unit: Full-Time Shift 7:00pm-7:30am Under the direction of the Unit Director the Registered Nurse RN cares for the medical and surgical patients on the Med/Surg Unit. The Registered Nurse RN also performs related assessments, procedures and treatments, evaluations and updates of patient plan of care that assures and maintains high quality care for all assigned patients. The Registered Nurse also: Performs thorough assessments of the assigned surgical patients. Assessments include obtaining patient history, assessing body systems, outcomes of treatments and procedures performed and the psychosocial needs of the patient. Safely and effectively performs basic level procedures and treatments, maintaining sterile and aseptic technique for assigned patients, including but not limited to: safe effective medication administration, insertion of peripheral intravenous catheters, care and maintenance of the peripheral intravenous catheters, insertion of nasogastric tubes, care and maintenance of the nasogastric tubes, care and maintenance of gastric tubes, insertion of urological catheters, care and maintenance of urological catheters, care of surgical drains, perform surgical/incisional care, perform wound care, perform decubitus care, perform orthopedic traction and cast care. Performs Med/Surg extremity assessments including: Verbailize the purpose of the assessment Demonstration of assessment for patient Documentaton: Patient and/or family education Notify RN of increased pain Change in sensation/motion Change in baseline assessment Meditech specific screens ( Muscoskeletal ) Med-surge assessment Admission assessment Shift assessment Qualifications Associate degree in nursing required. Bachelors degree preferred. Current Idaho Registered Nurse License in good standing. (For out of state candidates an Idaho license must be obtained within 60 days of hire.) CPR and ACLS required Ability to manage multiple priorities, effective problem resolution skills, ability to communicate effectively with multiple levels in the organization including patients, families, physicians, supervisors, directors and other department representatives.
Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Caldwell , Medical/Surgical Nurse, Full-Time Nights, Healthcare , Caldwell, Idaho
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