Community Health Systems RN - Inpatient Rehab in Tucson, Arizona

Description:

This position is PRN or per diem, working night shift.

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.

  2. Accurately and legibly documents all assessments, interventions and plan of care according to policies and procedures.

  3. Monitors clinical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.

  4. Ensures accurate, timely communication among caregivers to include appropriate chain of command when indicated.

  5. Provides and documents effective and timely patient/family education.

  6. Assumes responsibility for appropriate delegation of patient care tasks and oversees care provided.

  7. Accurate and timely administration and documentation of all medications and blood products.

Qualifications

Education: ADN or Diploma in Nursing Program, BSN preferred.

Experience: Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.

Licenses/Certifications: Required: Current Arizona RN license or compact state license and BLS and ACLS.

(All new graduate nurses or nurses new to specialty area have 180 days in which to obtain ACLS, PALS or NRP, as required by unit).

Job: Rehabilitation, Inpatient

Organization: Northwest Medical Center Tucson

Location: AZ-Tucson

Requisition ID: 1772593

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.