HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse RN Surgical Telemetry PRN in Wichita, Kansas

Registered Nurse – RN needed on busy Unit. 12 hour shifts (Day Shift 7 am – 7 pm Night Shift 7 pm – 7 am)

• Primary Care for 5-7 patients on the Unit

• Monitor and report lab values

• Monitor and report post-op status

• Pain management

• Start and manage all IV meds and fluids

• Prep all patients for surgery as needed

• Educate patients/ family regarding management of current condition as well as ongoing care for the condition/disease process.

• Communicate all needs and changes to Physician as they arise.

• Take and implement all orders

• Receive and monitor post-op patients

• Monitor, manage and educate regarding all coexisting conditions that are present during the hospital stay.

• Admit patients and conduct thorough initial assessment, medication reconciliation and report to physician

• Be an active participant in the patient care plan by assisting the patient in setting and achieving goals on a daily basis during the hospital stay.

• Discharge assessment and education

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification

l Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as aRegisteredProfessionalNurse(RN)

l Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course,asspecifiedinpolicy

l Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) verification course within allotted timeframe, as specified in policy

Required Education or Experience

l Graduate of an accredited schoolofprofessionalnursing

Preferred EducationorExperience

l None

Required Knowledge and Skills

l Ability to utilize the nursing process in theprovisionofnursingcareincluding,butnotlimitedto,administeringtreatmentsand medications, interpreting diagnostictests,formulatingaplanofcare,collaboratingwithotherhealthcareprovidersand providingeducationtopatientsand/orsignificantothers

l Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively

l Possess personal computer skills

l Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize

l Possess problemsolvingand criticalthinkingskills

l Ability to collaborate with other healthcareproviders

l Ability to educate patientsand/orsignificantothers

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

l Acute care experience helpful but – not required.

Title: Registered Nurse RN Surgical Telemetry PRN

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00323-15194