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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 11/13/2016
Wadley Regional Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONIf you are a Registered Nurse who is looking for a new position that offers plenty of opportunities to develop and expand your nursing skills with an innovative healthcare organization, join our team at Wadley Regional Medical Center! We are a subsidiary of Iasis Healthcare, which has owned and operated community-focused hospitals in high-growth urban and suburban markets since 1998. We are currently seeking experienced and compassionate Registered Nurses.
In order to ensure that you are able to provide the highest quality care to our patients, we provide state-of-the-art equipment and electronic medical records systems. As an Iasis facility, we are also committed to your continued education and professional development with exceptional opportunities for experienced RNs. If you are looking for a career home with a healthcare organization dedicated to providing compassionate care with a diverse population, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Apply today!
As a Registered Nurse, you will ensure that patients receive consistent and high-quality care. This will include administering medications and medical treatments, as well as coordinating treatment plans and determining the level of care for each patient based on their specific needs.
Your specific duties will include:
Responding quickly to changes in patient condition or response to treatment, and communicating relevant information to physician and other staff members
Communicating information to staff members concerning each patient s current condition or changes in their condition
Preparing for and participating in surveys made by authorized government agencies
Admitting, transferring, and discharging patients as required
Monitoring medication and treatment schedules
Maintaining positive relationships with all members of the healthcare team
Utilizing knowledge, skill, and judgment in providing direct and indirect patient care
Participating in patient/family/staff education
Providing safe practices in all aspects of patient care activities
Maintaining current knowledge and standards of professional nursing practice
As a Registered Nurse, you must be a team-oriented and compassionate professional who is committed to providing exceptional service to all of our patients. You will ensure that HCAHPS scores fall within acceptable ranges by providing service excellence. It is also important that you are highly organized and that you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a diverse population.
Specific qualifications include:
Associate s Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited school of nursing
Bachelor s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing, preferred
Current RN license for the State of Texas, or current Compact State license
One (1) year of nursing experience, preferred
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) within six (6) months
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification within six (6) months
Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) certification within six (6) months
Experience working with electronic medical records systems
Ability to effectively multitask in an ever-changing environment
Consistent work history and longevity with previous employers
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Primary Location: Texas-Texarkana
Organization: Wadley Regional Medical Center
Education Level: Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Employee Status: Full Time Benefit Eligible 36-40 hrs/wk
Work Schedule: Nights