RN Med Surg New Grad (Full-Time, Day, Night)

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The Medical Surgical Staff Nurse coordinates staff and patient care activities during a specified shift. Provides professional and technical skills to ensure the safety, comfort, personal hygiene and the protection of a specific patient population in the provision of patient care.
This position supports the Mission of the Hospital through the provision of distinctive and compassionate care to our patients.
  • Current RN license, BLS for healthcare provider, within 30 days of hire.
  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) within 30 days of hire.
  • Current CPI certificate or within 30 days of hire.
  • One year previous clinical experience in Medical Surgical and/or Telemetry experienced preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age served on the unit. Knowledge of growth and development over the life span.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
Prolonged, extensive, walking/standing. Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients 50 – 75 lbs. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching. Hand manipulation, both fine and gross dexterity are required for writing and technical skills.
Frequent exposure to noise, cold and heat. Occasional exposure to blood-borne pathogens, chemicals, general cleaning chemicals.
(All duties listed below are essential to the job.)
* General Staff Accountabilities
  • Employee’s conduct conforms to the Mission, Vision, Values, and Code of Conduct of College Medical Center.
  • Values individual differences and demonstrates sensitivity to the cultural needs of others.
  • Respects the rights, privacy and property of others, and maintains strict confidentiality.
  • Effectively protects all health information from unauthorized access per HIPAA regulations and all applicable local and state laws.
  • Exhibits good attendance and punctuality.
  • Provides appropriate notice prior to vacation/time off and notifies supervisor a minimum of four hours prior to shift when unable to come to work.
  • Observes allotted break and meal periods as prescribed by Hospital Policy and follows time card procedures by accurately writing in and out.
  • Attends to personal affairs to avoid any interference with productivity.
  • Adheres to the Dress Code.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of their personal role in the case of fire/disaster and participates in Performance Improvement activities.
  • Functions with an awareness of patient safety issues and applies basic principles of safety as identified within the facility.
  • Follows the occurrence reporting policy and procedure in reporting any potential safety issues.
* Job Specific Accountabilities
Coordinates staff and patient care activities during a specified shift
  • Performs a head to toe assessment on a patient
  • Consults with members of the healthcare team & coordinates patient care activities during a specified shift
  • Prepares and administers all prescribed medications and treatments according to hospital policy
  • Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical & surgical patients
  • Records all patient care activities accurately & timely in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Responds to life saving situations based on nursing standards and hospital protocol
  • Directs care provided by licensed vocational nurses, nurse assistants and patient care assistants
  • Participates in discharge planning
  • Implements and updates patient’s plan of care according to patient needs
  • Provide patient & family teaching
  • Monitors specialized equipment used on patients and able to adjust setting based on hospital protocol
  • Able to analyze and interpret cardiac rhythms
  • Analyzes gathered data from patient assessment to form appropriate action plan for patient care
Demonstrates effective communication with patient, family and coworkers
  • Consistently provides timely and accurate information to patient, family and coworkers to achieve the highest possible level of satisfaction.
  • Introduces self by name in person and utilizing proper telephone procedure.
  • Provides supervisor with current licensing and certification documentation prior to the time of expiration.

Compensation Rate: $40.23  RN completed all required orientation and training moves to $41.43

To apply for this job please visit www.collegemedicalcenter.com.