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Registered Nurse - Day Shift

Company: Summit Surgical
Location: Hutchinson
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Type

Full-time

Description

Are you a compassionate and experienced Registered Nurse seeking an impactful role? Our orthopedic hospital is on the lookout for dedicated nurses to join our team. As an RN in our hospital, you'll play a vital role in providing essential care and support to patients post-surgery, ensuring their comfort and recovery. If you're passionate about making a difference in the lives of others, excel in a fast-paced post-surgery setting, and are eager to be part of a collaborative healthcare team, we invite you to apply and become an essential part of our mission to deliver top-notch orthopedic care 24/7.

At The Summit, we're not just building careers; we're building a legacy in orthopedic excellence. We have ambitious plans, and we're looking for people who share our vision. Join us in shaping the future of orthopedic care in Kansas-and beyond.

Registered Nurse Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations.
  • Addresses the psychosocial, physical, and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.
  • Ability to interact and respond with various patient behaviors in a therapeutic, gentle and friendly manner
  • Communicates reassurances and explanations consistently
  • Adapts nursing procedures to meet the needs for treatment of various types of patients
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner
  • Ability to assess cardiorespiratory systems for changes in patient condition and respond appropriately
  • Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications; takes appropriate actions
  • Carries out surgical asepsis during treatments and special procedures and uses PPE.
  • Uses appropriate techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions, and side effects.
  • Medicates postoperative patient as needed after pain assessment and evaluation of patient's condition.
  • Counts narcotics at the beginning and end of each day with another nurse, per policy.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care
  • Provides education to patient and family regarding care
  • Protects patient's right to privacy
  • Sensitive to patient needs
  • Maintains composure and appropriately responds to patients in an emergency or physically distressful situation
  • Ability to create documentation that meets current standards, policies and procedures and in a timely manner
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Follows AORN Standards Registered Nurse Secondary Job Functions:
    • Provides innovative input into the development of the hospital environments and its processes
    • Participates in facility performance improvement activities
    • Creates and maintains policy and procedures to State and Federal regulations
    • Maintains policy and procedures in relation to hospital/ clinic regulations Requirements

      Registered Nurse Essential Qualifications:
      • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Kansas
      • Current BLS certification
      • Minimum of one (1) year work experience
      • Current ACLS certification or willing to obtain within three (3) months
      • Maintains regulatory requirements and completes annual education requirements
      • Attends the required annual education program
      • Can interface with computers effectively
      • Learns new concepts and procedures quickly
      • Excellent organizational skills
      • Accuracy
      • Ability to manage time and appropriately prioritize tasks and responsibilities
      • Ability to communicate effectively and in a professional and courteous manner with co-workers, vendors and other people in contact with
      • Punctuality Lab Requirements:
        • Ability to perform lab testing per lab policies and procedures
        • Ability to interpret results of test: take appropriate action on test results
        • Knowledge of storage, care and use of each specific cartridge
        • Knowledge of quality control testing monthly or with each new shipment and proficiency test

Keywords: Summit Surgical, Hutchinson , Registered Nurse - Day Shift, Healthcare , Hutchinson, Kansas

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