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Registered Nurse - Ortho Neuro Trauma

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 8, 2019

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

*$5,000 Sign On Bonus for QualifiedCandidates Registered Nurse (RN) Ortho/Neuro/Trauma - Full Time Nights Do you have a passion for healthcareand helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centeredenvironment? Jump-start your career in our Ortho/Neuro/Trauma unit at Rapides Regional MedicalCenter. Submit your application today! Our nursing teams are a committed,caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patientinteractions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, thiscould be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise! Benefits:
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitivesalary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in ourteam and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k,PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loanrepayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity. About Us:Rapides Regional Medical Center isan award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offersa wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and ourmedical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties. At Rapides Regional we believe thatwell-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. Byjoining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, whichdirectly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, yourcolleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learnfirsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, serviceexcellence and professional expertise can do for your career Thinking of relocating to peacefulAlexandria, La? Check out all there is to do: Seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to work in the Ortho/Neuro/Trauma Unit to serve asthe leader of the Nursing Care team who is ultimately responsible andaccountable to the patient for the assessment, planning, implementation, andevaluation of patient focused, outcome oriented care. Will develop competencies for functioningsafely in all areas of Medical/Surgical services. What you will do inthis role:

  • Throughassessment of the patient s physical, nutritional, psychosocial, spiritual,emotional, cultural, educational, and rehabilitative needs, problems areidentified and documented in the clinical record and communicated to thephysician, case manager, and ancillary departments when appropriate
  • Appropriatestandards of care, care plans, and interventions are initiated, professionallymodified, and communicated to the patient and other members of the healthcareteam
  • Ableto demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based onphysical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate tothe following age groups: pediatric,children, adolescent, adult, geriatric
  • Providespatient/family health education that promotes healthy behaviors, supportsrecovery, and enables the patient/family to be involved in decisions abouttheir own care
  • Thepatient s responses to interventions and progress toward desired outcomes areassessed, re-assessed, evaluated, and documented in the clinical record
  • Patientcare activities are coordinated through collaboration and planning with othermembers of the healthcare team
  • Physiciansorders are carried out accurately and efficiently, and clarified when necessary
  • Adverseor sudden changes in the patient s conditions are promptly communicated to thephysician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor, and/or family with specific andpertinent data
  • Ableto identify potential or actual victims of abuse and understands the properreporting mechanism
  • Ableto recognize adverse drug reactions and demonstrates understanding of properreporting mechanism once reaction is identified
  • Appropriatelyassesses the patient s pain and involves the patient in effective management ofthat pain using appropriate interventions
  • Ableto demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for administration of bloodand blood products and appropriately monitors the patient receiving blood/bloodproducts for any transfusion reaction; takes proper measures once a reaction isrecognized
  • Patientcare equipment is utilized safely and efficiently in accordance with hospitalpolicies and procedures
  • Standardprecautions are promoted and followed in the utilization of principles ofinfection control in patient care
  • Achievesstated goals related to job performance
  • Educationalattendance records reveal attendance at all required educationalprograms/in-services
    Qualifications What qualificationsyou will need:
    • Graduateof a Nursing Program from an accredited school
    • Currentlylicensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana
    • CPRfor Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days of hire
    • ACLSto be completed within 30 days of hire Be a part of an organization thatinvests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualifiedcandidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews.Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at ourcompany. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nationalorigin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, ordisability status.
      Associated topics: cardiothoracic, care, care unit, coronary, domiciliary, intensive care, nurse, registed, transitional, unit

Keywords: Rapides Regional Medical Center, Alexandria , Registered Nurse - Ortho Neuro Trauma, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

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