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
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