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Pay range: $45.61/hr - $68.49/hr The program start date is scheduled for July 22nd, 2024. *Note that this date may be adjusted based on operational needs. The Registered Nurse (RN) resident under the Nursing Residency Program provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities, and patient populations. The Residency Programs are designed to build on the educational foundation of the novice RN. Every participant in the program is responsible for providing safe, holistic care to patients throughout the continuum of this program which is designed to offer up to 10 weeks of didactic learning and clinical practice preceptorship to achieve the programs core objectives.Each RN Resident will receive valuable mentorship and skill development within a supportive team environment.The RN’s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of Professional Practice.  Professional accountability enriches the RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES –  Performed majority of the time --  ·       Evaluates own knowledge and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and evidence-based knowledge; identifies areas of strength and professional growth; sets and achieves professional development goals.·       Evaluates knowledge and nursing practice of peers, recognizing strengths, providing constructive feedback and maintaining caring and compassionate relationships.·       Evaluates patient outcomes against quality goals or benchmarks.   Promotes innovation through participation in data collection, data analysis, evidence-based performance improvement plans, nursing or interdisciplinary research, and education about change methods.   ·       Implements direct and indirect nursing care consistent with evidence-based practices, hospital policies and procedures, and scope and standards of practice.·       Uses an evidence-based decision-making process to determine the patient’s priority goals and care activities.·       Protects and advocates for patient safety, health and wellbeing.·       Keeps the patient as the focus when exercising judgment in accepting responsibilities, seeking consultation, and assigning activities to others who carry out nursing care. ·       Acts as a patient advocate by partnering with the person, family, significant others, and caregivers, as appropriate, to implement and evaluate the plan of care.  Assures that the plan is aligned with the patient’s physical, spiritual, and psychosocial goals, initiating changes as appropriate.·       Delegates and supervises tasks consistent with other caregivers’ scope of practice, adhering to standards, regulations, and role expectations including self-care and collaborative teamwork. ·       Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, privacy, dignity, confidentiality, and rights. Department specific responsibilities during each orientation:Acute Care (Observation Unit)- Critical thinking skills to assess complex situations, analyze patient data, identify patterns, and make quick decisions. They use their expertise to anticipate potential complications, prioritize care, and adapt their strategies to provide the best possible outcomes for their patients.- Conducting thorough patient assessments, identifying changes in patients’ conditions, and intervening promptly to ensure their safety.·       Assisting patients in their recovery after surgeries, pain management, and monitoring for complications.·       Safe administration and management of medications, educate patients about their medications, and monitoring for any adverse reactions.·       Management of wound care including assessing wound healing progress, dressings, and prevention of infections in surgical, non-surgical wounds and pressure injuries.·       Regularly monitoring patients' vital signs such as blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, and temperature, and respond promptly to any abnormalities.·       Performing continuous telemetry monitoring of patients’ heart rhythm, initiation of nursing intervention, and working with the interdisciplinary team to escalate patient conditions for rapid care.·       Educating patients and their families about medical conditions, treatments, medications, and post-discharge care plans.·       Collaborating with physicians, surgeons, therapists, and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to patients, ensuring a holistic approach to their well-being. Performed occasionally but critical to successful performance of the job: ·       Attends and participates in staff meetings, Unit Based Council meetings, in-services and continuing education opportunities.·       Participates in clinical looping within other departments, e.g. radiology, laboratory, blood bank, and other nursing units, etc.·       Participates in the Quality Improvement process to help make decisions that focus on the patient/customer and what is best for the organization.·       Follows correct procedures in unusual and emergent procedures/ situations. Decision making and budget responsibilities (e.g. impact limited to the employee, entire unit or organization-wide): ·       Decision making impacts the employee and the wellbeing of the patient. ·       Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment. Identifies cost saving measures. Assigned direct reports (not limited to the ones listed). If not applicable, please enter N/A:
Req #
2024-9385
Department
Observation Unit - 62001
Job Type
Full Time (72+ hours per pay period)
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
72
Shift
Variable
Overtime Code
5=12/40
Shift Duration
12 hours
Pay range: $45.61/hr - $68.49/hr The program start date is scheduled for July 22nd, 2024. *Note that this date may be adjusted based on operational needs. The Registered Nurse (RN) resident under the Nursing Residency Program provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities, and patient populations. The Residency Programs are designed to build on the educational foundation of the novice RN. Every participant in the program is responsible for providing safe, holistic care to patients throughout the continuum of this program which is designed to offer up to 10 weeks of didactic learning and clinical practice preceptorship to achieve the programs core objectives.Each RN Resident will receive valuable mentorship and skill development within a supportive team environment.The RN’s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of Professional Practice.  Professional accountability enriches the RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES –  Performed majority of the time --  ·       Evaluates own knowledge and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and evidence-based knowledge; identifies areas of strength and professional growth; sets and achieves professional development goals.·       Evaluates knowledge and nursing practice of peers, recognizing strengths, providing constructive feedback and maintaining caring and compassionate relationships.·       Evaluates patient outcomes against quality goals or benchmarks.   Promotes innovation through participation in data collection, data analysis, evidence-based performance improvement plans, nursing or interdisciplinary research, and education about change methods.   ·       Implements direct and indirect nursing care consistent with evidence-based practices, hospital policies and procedures, and scope and standards of practice.·       Uses an evidence-based decision-making process to determine the patient’s priority goals and care activities.·       Protects and advocates for patient safety, health and wellbeing.·       Keeps the patient as the focus when exercising judgment in accepting responsibilities, seeking consultation, and assigning activities to others who carry out nursing care. ·       Acts as a patient advocate by partnering with the person, family, significant others, and caregivers, as appropriate, to implement and evaluate the plan of care.  Assures that the plan is aligned with the patient’s physical, spiritual, and psychosocial goals, initiating changes as appropriate.·       Delegates and supervises tasks consistent with other caregivers’ scope of practice, adhering to standards, regulations, and role expectations including self-care and collaborative teamwork. ·       Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, privacy, dignity, confidentiality, and rights. Department specific responsibilities during each orientation:Acute Care (4 West)- Critical thinking skills to assess complex situations, analyze patient data, identify patterns, and make quick decisions. They use their expertise to anticipate potential complications, prioritize care, and adapt their strategies to provide the best possible outcomes for their patients.- Conducting thorough patient assessments, identifying changes in patients’ conditions, and intervening promptly to ensure their safety.·       Assisting patients in their recovery after surgeries, pain management, and monitoring for complications.·       Safe administration and management of medications, educate patients about their medications, and monitoring for any adverse reactions.·       Management of wound care including assessing wound healing progress, dressings, and prevention of infections in surgical, non-surgical wounds and pressure injuries.·       Regularly monitoring patients' vital signs such as blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, and temperature, and respond promptly to any abnormalities.·       Performing continuous telemetry monitoring of patients’ heart rhythm, initiation of nursing intervention, and working with the interdisciplinary team to escalate patient conditions for rapid care.·       Educating patients and their families about medical conditions, treatments, medications, and post-discharge care plans.·       Collaborating with physicians, surgeons, therapists, and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to patients, ensuring a holistic approach to their well-being. Performed occasionally but critical to successful performance of the job: ·       Attends and participates in staff meetings, Unit Based Council meetings, in-services and continuing education opportunities.·       Participates in clinical looping within other departments, e.g. radiology, laboratory, blood bank, and other nursing units, etc.·       Participates in the Quality Improvement process to help make decisions that focus on the patient/customer and what is best for the organization.·       Follows correct procedures in unusual and emergent procedures/ situations. Decision making and budget responsibilities (e.g. impact limited to the employee, entire unit or organization-wide): ·       Decision making impacts the employee and the wellbeing of the patient. ·       Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment. Identifies cost saving measures. Assigned direct reports (not limited to the ones listed). If not applicable, please enter N/A:
Req #
2024-9384
Department
4 West- 61102
Job Type
Full Time (72+ hours per pay period)
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
72
Shift
Variable
Overtime Code
5=12/40
Shift Duration
12 hours
Pay range: $45.61/hr - $68.49/hr The program start date is scheduled for July 22nd, 2024. *Note that this date may be adjusted based on operational needs. The Registered Nurse (RN) resident under the Nursing Residency Program provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities, and patient populations. The Residency Programs are designed to build on the educational foundation of the novice RN. Every participant in the program is responsible for providing safe, holistic care to patients throughout the continuum of this program which is designed to offer up to 10 weeks of didactic learning and clinical practice preceptorship to achieve the programs core objectives.Each RN Resident will receive valuable mentorship and skill development within a supportive team environment.The RN’s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of Professional Practice.  Professional accountability enriches the RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES –  Performed majority of the time --  ·       Evaluates own knowledge and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and evidence-based knowledge; identifies areas of strength and professional growth; sets and achieves professional development goals.·       Evaluates knowledge and nursing practice of peers, recognizing strengths, providing constructive feedback and maintaining caring and compassionate relationships.·       Evaluates patient outcomes against quality goals or benchmarks.   Promotes innovation through participation in data collection, data analysis, evidence-based performance improvement plans, nursing or interdisciplinary research, and education about change methods.   ·       Implements direct and indirect nursing care consistent with evidence-based practices, hospital policies and procedures, and scope and standards of practice.·       Uses an evidence-based decision-making process to determine the patient’s priority goals and care activities.·       Protects and advocates for patient safety, health and wellbeing.·       Keeps the patient as the focus when exercising judgment in accepting responsibilities, seeking consultation, and assigning activities to others who carry out nursing care. ·       Acts as a patient advocate by partnering with the person, family, significant others, and caregivers, as appropriate, to implement and evaluate the plan of care.  Assures that the plan is aligned with the patient’s physical, spiritual, and psychosocial goals, initiating changes as appropriate.·       Delegates and supervises tasks consistent with other caregivers’ scope of practice, adhering to standards, regulations, and role expectations including self-care and collaborative teamwork. ·       Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, privacy, dignity, confidentiality, and rights. Department specific responsibilities during each orientation:Acute Care (Medical Surgical and Observation)- Critical thinking skills to assess complex situations, analyze patient data, identify patterns, and make quick decisions. They use their expertise to anticipate potential complications, prioritize care, and adapt their strategies to provide the best possible outcomes for their patients.- Conducting thorough patient assessments, identifying changes in patients’ conditions, and intervening promptly to ensure their safety.·       Assisting patients in their recovery after surgeries, pain management, and monitoring for complications.·       Safe administration and management of medications, educate patients about their medications, and monitoring for any adverse reactions.·       Management of wound care including assessing wound healing progress, dressings, and prevention of infections in surgical, non-surgical wounds and pressure injuries.·       Regularly monitoring patients' vital signs such as blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, and temperature, and respond promptly to any abnormalities.·       Performing continuous telemetry monitoring of patients’ heart rhythm, initiation of nursing intervention, and working with the interdisciplinary team to escalate patient conditions for rapid care.·       Educating patients and their families about medical conditions, treatments, medications, and post-discharge care plans.·       Collaborating with physicians, surgeons, therapists, and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to patients, ensuring a holistic approach to their well-being. Performed occasionally but critical to successful performance of the job: ·       Attends and participates in staff meetings, Unit Based Council meetings, in-services and continuing education opportunities.·       Participates in clinical looping within other departments, e.g. radiology, laboratory, blood bank, and other nursing units, etc.·       Participates in the Quality Improvement process to help make decisions that focus on the patient/customer and what is best for the organization.·       Follows correct procedures in unusual and emergent procedures/ situations. Decision making and budget responsibilities (e.g. impact limited to the employee, entire unit or organization-wide): ·       Decision making impacts the employee and the wellbeing of the patient. ·       Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment. Identifies cost saving measures. Assigned direct reports (not limited to the ones listed). If not applicable, please enter N/A:
Req #
2024-9369
Department
Med/Surg Nursing- 62201
Job Type
Full Time (72+ hours per pay period)
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
72
Shift
Variable
Overtime Code
5=12/40
Shift Duration
12 hours
Pay range: $45.61/hr - $68.49/hr The intended start date for the Fall Nurse Residency cohort is August 19th, 2024. *Note that this date may be adjusted based on operational needs. The Registered Nurse (RN) resident under the Nursing Residency Program provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities, and patient populations. The Residency Programs are designed to build on the educational foundation of the novice RN. Every participant in the program is responsible for providing safe, holistic care to patients throughout the continuum of this program which is designed to offer up to 6 months of didactic learning and clinical practice preceptorship to achieve the programs core objectives.Each RN Resident will receive valuable mentorship and skill development within a supportive team environment.The RN’s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of Professional Practice.  Professional accountability enriches the RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES –  Performed majority of the time --  ·       Evaluates own knowledge and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and evidence-based knowledge; identifies areas of strength and professional growth; sets and achieves professional development goals.·       Evaluates knowledge and nursing practice of peers, recognizing strengths, providing constructive feedback and maintaining caring and compassionate relationships.·       Evaluates patient outcomes against quality goals or benchmarks.   Promotes innovation through participation in data collection, data analysis, evidence-based performance improvement plans, nursing or interdisciplinary research, and education about change methods.   ·       Implements direct and indirect nursing care consistent with evidence-based practices, hospital policies and procedures, and scope and standards of practice.·       Uses an evidence-based decision-making process to determine the patient’s priority goals and care activities.·       Protects and advocates for patient safety, health and wellbeing.·       Keeps the patient as the focus when exercising judgment in accepting responsibilities, seeking consultation, and assigning activities to others who carry out nursing care. ·       Acts as a patient advocate by partnering with the person, family, significant others, and caregivers, as appropriate, to implement and evaluate the plan of care.  Assures that the plan is aligned with the patient’s physical, spiritual, and psychosocial goals, initiating changes as appropriate.·       Delegates and supervises tasks consistent with other caregivers’ scope of practice, adhering to standards, regulations, and role expectations including self-care and collaborative teamwork. ·       Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, privacy, dignity, confidentiality, and rights. Department specific responsibilities during each orientation:Emergency Department (ED)- The ED RN is responsible for assessing patient needs, planning, and coordinating interventions and consultations. - Procedures and treatments are provided in the ED including but not limited to, moderate and deep sedation, ultrasonography, intubation, cardioversion, sexual assault exams, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and imminent deliveries. Patient population and diagnosis’ includes acute stroke, acute STEMI, acute psychosis/psychological emergencies, and sepsis. Patients frequently present with alcohol or drug abuse history, or complex medical histories.- Provide continuing care and monitoring of ED patients in locations outside of ED including MRI, CT, Nuclear Med, Ultrasound, and Radiology. Performed occasionally but critical to successful performance of the job: ·       Attends and participates in staff meetings, Unit Based Council meetings, in-services and continuing education opportunities.·       Participates in clinical looping within other departments, e.g. radiology, laboratory, blood bank, and other nursing units, etc.·       Participates in the Quality Improvement process to help make decisions that focus on the patient/customer and what is best for the organization.·       Follows correct procedures in unusual and emergent procedures/ situations. Decision making and budget responsibilities (e.g. impact limited to the employee, entire unit or organization-wide): ·       Decision making impacts the employee and the wellbeing of the patient. ·       Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment. Identifies cost saving measures. Assigned direct reports (not limited to the ones listed). If not applicable, please enter N/A:
Req #
2024-9351
Department
Emergency Department - 67801
Job Type
Full Time (72+ hours per pay period)
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
72
Pay Range
USD $45.61 - USD $68.49 /Hr.
Shift
Variable
Overtime Code
5=12/40
Shift Duration
Variable
Pay range: $45.61/hr - $68.49/hr The intended start date for the Fall Nurse Residency cohort is August 19th, 2024. *Note that this date may be adjusted based on operational needs. The Registered Nurse (RN) resident under the Specialty Training Program provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities, and patient populations. The Residency Programs are designed to build on the educational foundation of the novice RN. Every participant in the program is responsible for providing safe, holistic care to patients throughout the continuum of this program which is designed to offer up to 6 months of didactic learning and clinical practice preceptorship to achieve the programs core objectives.Each RN Resident will receive valuable mentorship and skill development within a supportive team environment.The RN’s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of Professional Practice.  Professional accountability enriches the RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES –  Performed majority of the time --  ·       Evaluates own knowledge and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and evidence-based knowledge; identifies areas of strength and professional growth; sets and achieves professional development goals.·       Evaluates knowledge and nursing practice of peers, recognizing strengths, providing constructive feedback and maintaining caring and compassionate relationships.·       Evaluates patient outcomes against quality goals or benchmarks.   Promotes innovation through participation in data collection, data analysis, evidence-based performance improvement plans, nursing or interdisciplinary research, and education about change methods.   ·       Implements direct and indirect nursing care consistent with evidence-based practices, hospital policies and procedures, and scope and standards of practice.·       Uses an evidence-based decision-making process to determine the patient’s priority goals and care activities.·       Protects and advocates for patient safety, health and wellbeing.·       Keeps the patient as the focus when exercising judgment in accepting responsibilities, seeking consultation, and assigning activities to others who carry out nursing care. ·       Acts as a patient advocate by partnering with the person, family, significant others, and caregivers, as appropriate, to implement and evaluate the plan of care.  Assures that the plan is aligned with the patient’s physical, spiritual, and psychosocial goals, initiating changes as appropriate.·       Delegates and supervises tasks consistent with other caregivers’ scope of practice, adhering to standards, regulations, and role expectations including self-care and collaborative teamwork. ·       Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, privacy, dignity, confidentiality, and rights. Department specific responsibilities during each orientation: Cardiac Cath Lab·       The Cath lab RN ensures the delivery of quality nursing care for cardiovascular patients undergoing a wide variety of angiographic procedures. ·       Maintains and handles sterile equipment under surgical conditions.·       Monitors patient during a wide variety of invasive angiographic procedures including heart catheterizations, digital vascular imaging, coronary angioplasty, peripheral and renal angioplasties, pacemakers and neurovascular arteriograms.·       Operates, controls quality and routinely maintains physiologic monitoring system, pressure transducers, co-oximeter, thermodilution, defibrillator, IABP and emergency equipment.·       Performs calculations and measurements using data obtained from heart catheterizations.  This includes cardiac outputs, pressure measurements, and resistance and valve areas.·       Learns and performs scrub roll to assist physician during intra-vascular and pacemaker procedures·       Utilizes Intra-vascular ultrasound under the direction of the physician.·       Assists with Intra-aortic balloon pump insertion and monitoring.·       Assists with temporary pacemaker insertion, setup, and monitoring.·       Maintain, archive, retrieve and locate present and prior studies done in the Cath Lab.·       Administer medications as ordered by physician, including those that may lead to moderate sedation following moderate sedation policy and monitoring procedures.  Performed occasionally but critical to successful performance of the job: ·       Attends and participates in staff meetings, Unit Based Council meetings, in-services and continuing education opportunities.·       Participates in clinical looping within other departments, e.g. radiology, laboratory, blood bank, and other nursing units, etc.·       Participates in the Quality Improvement process to help make decisions that focus on the patient/customer and what is best for the organization.·       Follows correct procedures in unusual and emergent procedures/ situations. Decision making and budget responsibilities (e.g. impact limited to the employee, entire unit or organization-wide): ·       Decision making impacts the employee and the wellbeing of the patient. ·       Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment. Identifies cost saving measures. Assigned direct reports (not limited to the ones listed). If not applicable, please enter N/A:
Req #
2024-9349
Department
Cath Lab- 72801
Job Type
Full Time (80 hours per pay period)
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
80
Pay Range
USD $45.61 - USD $68.49 /Hr.
Shift
Variable
Overtime Code
4=10/40
Shift Duration
Variable
Pay range: $45.61/hr - $68.49/hr The program start date is scheduled for April 29th, 2024. *Note that this date may be adjusted based on operational needs. The Registered Nurse (RN) resident under the Nursing Residency Program provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities, and patient populations. The Residency Programs are designed to build on the educational foundation of the novice RN. Every participant in the program is responsible for providing safe, holistic care to patients throughout the continuum of this program which is designed to offer up to 10 weeks of didactic learning and clinical practice preceptorship to achieve the programs core objectives.Each RN Resident will receive valuable mentorship and skill development within a supportive team environment.The RN’s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of Professional Practice.  Professional accountability enriches the RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES –  Performed majority of the time --  ·       Evaluates own knowledge and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and evidence-based knowledge; identifies areas of strength and professional growth; sets and achieves professional development goals.·       Evaluates knowledge and nursing practice of peers, recognizing strengths, providing constructive feedback and maintaining caring and compassionate relationships.·       Evaluates patient outcomes against quality goals or benchmarks.   Promotes innovation through participation in data collection, data analysis, evidence-based performance improvement plans, nursing or interdisciplinary research, and education about change methods.   ·       Implements direct and indirect nursing care consistent with evidence-based practices, hospital policies and procedures, and scope and standards of practice.·       Uses an evidence-based decision-making process to determine the patient’s priority goals and care activities.·       Protects and advocates for patient safety, health and wellbeing.·       Keeps the patient as the focus when exercising judgment in accepting responsibilities, seeking consultation, and assigning activities to others who carry out nursing care. ·       Acts as a patient advocate by partnering with the person, family, significant others, and caregivers, as appropriate, to implement and evaluate the plan of care.  Assures that the plan is aligned with the patient’s physical, spiritual, and psychosocial goals, initiating changes as appropriate.·       Delegates and supervises tasks consistent with other caregivers’ scope of practice, adhering to standards, regulations, and role expectations including self-care and collaborative teamwork. ·       Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, privacy, dignity, confidentiality, and rights. Department specific responsibilities during each orientation:Acute Care (Medical Surgical and Observation)- Critical thinking skills to assess complex situations, analyze patient data, identify patterns, and make quick decisions. They use their expertise to anticipate potential complications, prioritize care, and adapt their strategies to provide the best possible outcomes for their patients.- Conducting thorough patient assessments, identifying changes in patients’ conditions, and intervening promptly to ensure their safety.·       Assisting patients in their recovery after surgeries, pain management, and monitoring for complications.·       Safe administration and management of medications, educate patients about their medications, and monitoring for any adverse reactions.·       Management of wound care including assessing wound healing progress, dressings, and prevention of infections in surgical, non-surgical wounds and pressure injuries.·       Regularly monitoring patients' vital signs such as blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, and temperature, and respond promptly to any abnormalities.·       Performing continuous telemetry monitoring of patients’ heart rhythm, initiation of nursing intervention, and working with the interdisciplinary team to escalate patient conditions for rapid care.·       Educating patients and their families about medical conditions, treatments, medications, and post-discharge care plans.·       Collaborating with physicians, surgeons, therapists, and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to patients, ensuring a holistic approach to their well-being. Performed occasionally but critical to successful performance of the job: ·       Attends and participates in staff meetings, Unit Based Council meetings, in-services and continuing education opportunities.·       Participates in clinical looping within other departments, e.g. radiology, laboratory, blood bank, and other nursing units, etc.·       Participates in the Quality Improvement process to help make decisions that focus on the patient/customer and what is best for the organization.·       Follows correct procedures in unusual and emergent procedures/ situations. Decision making and budget responsibilities (e.g. impact limited to the employee, entire unit or organization-wide): ·       Decision making impacts the employee and the wellbeing of the patient. ·       Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment. Identifies cost saving measures. Assigned direct reports (not limited to the ones listed). If not applicable, please enter N/A:
Req #
2024-9297
Department
Med/Surg Nursing- 62201
Job Type
Full Time (72+ hours per pay period)
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
72
Shift
Variable
Overtime Code
5=12/40
Shift Duration
12 hours
Pay range: $45.61/hr - $68.49/hr  The intended start date for the Summer Nurse Residency cohort is April 2024. *Note that this date may be adjusted based on operational needs. The Registered Nurse (RN) resident under the Nursing Residency Program provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities, and patient populations. The Residency Programs are designed to build on the educational foundation of the novice RN. Every participant in the program is responsible for providing safe, holistic care to patients throughout the continuum of this program which is designed to offer up to 6 months of didactic learning and clinical practice preceptorship to achieve the programs core objectives.  KEY RESPONSIBILITIES –  Performed majority of the time -- : ·       Evaluates own knowledge and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and evidence-based knowledge; identifies areas of strength and professional growth; sets and achieves professional development goals.·       Evaluates knowledge and nursing practice of peers, recognizing strengths, providing constructive feedback and maintaining caring and compassionate relationships.·       Evaluates patient outcomes against quality goals or benchmarks.   Promotes innovation through participation in data collection, data analysis, evidence-based performance improvement plans, nursing or interdisciplinary research, and education about change methods.  ·       Implements direct and indirect nursing care consistent with evidence-based practices, hospital policies and procedures, and scope and standards of practice.·       Uses an evidence-based decision-making process to determine the patient’s priority goals and care activities.·       Protects and advocates for patient safety, health and wellbeing.·       Keeps the patient as the focus when exercising judgment in accepting responsibilities, seeking consultation, and assigning activities to others who carry out nursing care.·       Acts as a patient advocate by partnering with the person, family, significant others, and caregivers, as appropriate, to implement and evaluate the plan of care.  Assures that the plan is aligned with the patient’s physical, spiritual, and psychosocial goals, initiating changes as appropriate.·       Delegates and supervises tasks consistent with other caregivers’ scope of practice, adhering to standards, regulations, and role expectations including self-care and collaborative teamwork.·       Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, privacy, dignity, confidentiality, and rights. Department specific responsibilities during each orientation: Operating Room (OR)- The perioperative nurse, in partnership with other members of the perioperative team provides comprehensive surgical care to patients throughout the lifespan on both a routine and emergent basis. - The perioperative RN is responsible for assessing patient risks and needs in the perioperative environment to ensure the safest possible surgical experience. RNs, upon completion of the specialty training program, will be competent in the roles of circulator and scrub nurse.- The OR RN is responsible for planning, coordinating and documenting activities including but not limited to the following: strong observation and communication skills, excellent knowledge of aseptic and sterile techniques, vigilant surveillance of sterile field to prevent contamination, strong surgical conscious with the ability to identify and correct issues in real time, proper positioning techniques to maximize surgical visualization while protecting patient from injury, assessment and preparation for fire risk, assessment and prevention of physical and chemical burn risk, understanding of pathophysiology and response to surgical emergencies such as malignant hyperthermia, hemorrhage or laryngospasm, comfort with handling blood and specimens, assist with intubation and various intravascular lines, understanding of medical gasses and their uses, ability to function calmly in a high stress environment, often under time pressure, ability to change direction/plan rapidly, ability to maintain focus and strong attention to detail, ability to sit and stand for long periods of time, physical stamina to be moving/walking for extended periods of the day and to reach high or low to the ground as needed, and understanding of cleaning practices in OR’s. The nurse will need to learn the differences in instrumentation and have basic mechanical abilities.  Performed occasionally but critical to successful performance of the job: ·       Attends and participates in staff meetings, Unit Based Council meetings, in-services and continuing education opportunities.·       Participates in clinical looping within other departments, e.g. radiology, laboratory, blood bank, and other nursing units, etc.·       Participates in the Quality Improvement process to help make decisions that focus on the patient/customer and what is best for the organization.·       Follows correct procedures in unusual and emergent procedures/ situations. Decision making and budget responsibilities (e.g. impact limited to the employee, entire unit or organization-wide): ·       Decision making impacts the employee and the wellbeing of the patient.·       Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment. Identifies cost saving measures. Assigned direct reports (not limited to the ones listed). If not applicable, please enter N/A: ·       N/A
Req #
2024-9263
Department
Surgery- 66001
Job Type
Full Time (80 hours per pay period)
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
80
Shift
Variable
Overtime Code
4=10/40
Shift Duration
Variable

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You can save these search settings as an email alert, meaning an email will be sent to you every time a new opening matches your criteria. If you would like to create an email alert, please fill out the form below and click the save button.