Location: Yuma, Arizona
Internal Number: 23847597
Yuma Regional Medical Center is a 406-bed facility located in sunny, southwestern Arizona. We have a main hospital campus, off-site cancer center, outpatient laboratory services, and numerous clinics as a part of our medical group, including a primary care facility in the Foothills - 41 locations in total.
The Intermediate Care Unit/Multi Operational Specialty Unit (MOSU) is an eleven (11) bed self contained unit within the 42 bed Intensive Care unit. This unit will be a multispecialty fully integrated unit which will admit high level acuity, noncritically ill patients to provide these patients with a higher nurse patient ratio and competent specific care. Patients that may be admitted to this unit are monitored patients who are on minimally titrated critical drips, post cardiac and surgical intervention, post operative CABG, long term trached / ventilated patients, psychiatric patients and extensive wound management. This is not an all inclusive list. Patients may be hard wire monitored or telemetry monitored while in this unit. Insertion or monitoring of highly invasive equipment is not appropriate for this unit. This area is managed by the ICU Director and ICU Resource Coordinators with the utilization of a team leader in the Intermediate Care Unit.
Position Summary: The competent Registered Nurse (RN) has mastered basic technical and organizational nursing skills within an inpatient setting. He or she is skilled in evaluating patient responses and uses past experiences in providing care. Patients and families are viewed holistically, there is a focus on outcomes, and care is delivered using a systematic approach. The competent Registered Nurse (RN) is able to make decisions guided by limited experience, as well as policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. He or she consults with other members of the healthcare team when necessary. At the competent level, the Registered Nurse (RN) can comfortably care for patients in his or her clinical area.
Education Required: Arizona or compact state Registered Nurse (RN) License; BCLS; Advanced Life Support Certification(s) as appropriate & required for assigned department.
Experience Required: Computer proficiency (must be able to pass computer proficiency assessment)
Experience Preferred: Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic record systems.
Work Schedule: 12-hours, Varied, Varied
Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.