Job: RN - MedSurg - Full Time - Nights

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2013-011 RN - MedSurg - Full Time - Nights-1769427

About us:
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH), a 146-bed hospital where staff is committed to patient safety and strive to provide high quality patient care. The dedicated team of professionals provide a full-range of healthcare services including a Level IV Trauma ER, a 17 bed senior behavioral health unit, and an 18 bed inpatient rehab facility. Technology also plays a key role at OVH as evidenced by its robotic partial knee resurfacing program, robotic surgical program and its TRU-D "robot" that enhances the infection control process. Additional services include outpatient imaging and laboratory, sleep centers, physical therapy, and a cardiac cath lab. Affiliated with OVH is Northwest Allied Physicians, a physician practice offering primary care and a wide range of specialists including Desert Cardiology. OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


Summary:  Either directly or indirectly reporting to a nursing supervisor, plans, directs, participates in and evaluates patient care.  Collaborates with other disciplines to provide optimal care.


Essential Functions:

1. Provides care, evaluates outcomes, consults with interdisciplinary team members as required and adjusts patient care as indicated to ensure optimal care.  Effectively identifies predictable problems and plans and provides patient care, based on the age of the patient served.  Assigns work to subordinate staff, provides direction, and reviews all work, as necessary.  Completes logs and records promptly, recording all information that could be pertinent to others.  Reports accurate results to achieve the best possible patient care.

2. Evaluates patient histories, assesses patients' conditions and develops individual care plans for patients assigned to the unit.

3. Ensures accurate maintenance of patients' medical records and that patient records are treated as confidential information.

4. Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patient/families in accordance with hospital standards.

5. Communicates with medical/ allied health personnel regarding patient's progress, needs and discharge planning, making referrals when needed.

6. Counsels and teaches patients and families regarding medical conditions, diagnostic procedures, surgery, and other interventions.

7. Orients, instructs, and trains assigned personnel.                

8. Administers medications and blood in accordance with unit policy and physician orders.

9. Cooperates with other personnel to achieve department objectives and maintain good employee relations, interdepartmental objectives, and infection control policies.

10. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice workshops and meetings.  Demonstrates active involvement in P.I. Teams



Education: Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma Program required.  BSN preferred.


Experience: Sufficient previous clinical experience in area of expertise.                                                


Skills: Ability to read, communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronic means.  Previous computer experience and excellent customer service skills.  Ability to prioritize and respond promptly to a changing workload.


Licenses/Certifications: Required: Current AZ RN license or compact state RN license and BLS certification. 

PALS Preferred

Job Medical / Surgical Unit
Primary Location  AZ-Oro Valley (Tucson region)
Organization Oro Valley Hospital

Shift Night Shift
Forecasted paid hours per shift 12
Forecasted hours per pay week 36
Employee Status Full-time


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