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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/7/2020
Job Category:
Nursing
Nurse graduates: Spring 2020 opportunities
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Job Description

Launch and grow your career in nursing with the outstanding team at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. Recognized as a Top Work Place for three consecutive year, St. Mary's is a great place to learn from an experienced team dedicated to service excellence and quality!

Spring 2020 Nurse (RN) Graduate positions are available in: Med-Surg/Neuro, Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Operating Room, Obstetrics, Post Critical Care Unit and Rehabilitative Nursing.

In addition to an orientation tailored to your specialty area, all new graduate nurses participate in a special 2-week Graduate Nurse Boot Camp to acclimate to St. Mary's culture, policies and procedures, healthcare services, and expectations specific to St. Mary's employees.

TO APPLY: Submit your application and resume to this requisition only. Include a cover letter telling us why you desire to become a Registered Nurse at St. Mary's and your top two to three specialty areas of interest. NOTE: You will only need to submit one application to be considered for all positions available to Nurse Graduates.

For more information, contact Human Resources at (580)249-3635.

JOB DESCRIPTION

After evaluation of competency, the Nurse Tech is allowed to perform all duties of a nursing assistant as well as other technical skills which have been learned in a nursing education program and for which competency has been previously demonstrated under the supervision of a faculty member. Exceptions include but are not limited to the following: The Nurse Technician may not administer medication, perform assessments, act in a supervisory position, take verbal orders from the physician or other health care provider, or develop the plan of care. A Registered Nurse is directly responsible at all times for the Nurse Technician, who is functioning as an unlicensed person with a defined job description. The RN must be physically present in the institution, not, however, providing direct supervision for every activity. Upon graduation of an accredited Nursing (ADN or BSN) Program, must pass the licensure examination within 90 days after graduation to promote to Registered Nurse. If graduate does not pass within 90 days, s/he must transfer to Nurse Aide position, and pass the examination within 5 months of graduation in order to promote to Registered Nurse.

Demonstrates competence in assembling and operating equipment for patient care under the supervision of an RN.

Keeps appropriate people aware of pertinent changes or problems in patient condition.

Participates in planned education for the patient per Patient/Family Education policy with consideration of developmental differences.

Reports variances according to risk management processes of UHS.

Maintains confidentiality of patient's records and employee information protecting the rights of the customers served.

Obtains and documents vital signs as instructed per nurse.

Assists with bathing, skin care, dressing, feeding, bed changes, ambulating and transporting of patients.

Supports the organizational initiative of hourly rounding and documenting rounding with a purpose.

Maintains and records intake and output with a high degree of accuracy.

Supports the organizational initiative of timely response to call lights. Addresses needs and reports to the care giver as appropriate.

Demonstrates knowledge in maintaining and recording accurate continuous bladder irrigations.

Applies and maintains such treatments as Abduction pillows, braces, ice packs, K-Pads, immobilizers, and SCD

Demonstrates knowledge in maintaining proper body alignment as appropriate for the orthopedic and neurological patient.

Demonstrates knowledge of activity precautions for specific orthopedic and neurologic patients.

Assists patients with clock void per instructions of nurse. This will be evidenced by documentation and verbal report to nurse.

Assist patients with swallowing difficulties by following guidelines set by speech therapists i.e. chin tuck, thick-it, etc.

Responsible for proper collection, labeling and transport of specimens adhering to infection control and BSI guidelines.

Maintains a clean and organized work area helping to project a good impression and maximizing the efficiency of the work unit.

Performs other duties as required and assigned.

Job Requirements

* Successful completion of an accredited Registered Nursing program. ADN required; BSN preferred.
* BLS required.
* Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.
* Must demonstrate each task before performing independently.
* Basic computer skills required.

About Universal Health Services

Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. As of February 26, 2009, the Company owned and/or operated or had under construction, 26 acute care hospitals (including one facility being constructed) and 101 behavioral health centers located in 32 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. As part of its ambulatory treatment centers division, the Company manages and/or owns outright or in partnerships with physicians, nine surgical hospitals and surgery and radiation oncology centers located in six states and Puerto Rico. Services provided by its hospitals include general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services and behavioral health services. (Source: 10-K)