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Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg
Anderson Hospital
Maryville, IL

$21-45/hour
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Registered Nurse - Med Surg - FT Nights (45577)


* $12,000 Sign On for New Grads* * $15,000 Sign On for Experienced RN's* SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is a professional who assumes responsibility for providing and/or supervising the delivery of quality patient care within the framework of the Nursing Department. The Registered Nurse uses initiative, independent judgment, and professional skills in utilizing the Nursing Process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care rendered. The RN is responsible for their own actions and competencies. The RN must apply the Nursing Process and incorporate instruction, teaching, and discharge planning into the care of each patient. The Registered Nurse fulfills the mission statement of the hospital and is the role model demonstrating compassion, competence, collaboration, and creativity. Service and Quality Standards: 1. Service Is Customer focused Anticipates customer needs Adheres to customer service standards Is Competent, caring and compassionate Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior to customers and coworkers 2. People Is conversation conscious Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information Is positive in interactions with others Is courteous and respectful Promotes a harassment free environment Inspires the trust of others Acts in accordance with hospital policies, meets the requirements of the Code of Conduct, and identifies any conflicts of interest. 3. Quality Is excellent in patient care and service Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback Is safety conscious Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives Is involved with improvement efforts Supports performance improvement Seeks ways to improve systems and services Shows commitment to improvement efforts Meets mandatory educational requirements 4. Growth Is a loyal ambassador Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision Is active and involved Supports hospital initiatives Champions innovation and supports change Is a positive role model Fosters team cooperation 5. Finance Is a good steward of hospital resources Develops/uses efficient work methods Is cost effective Conserves organizational resources ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including the following. Other duties may be assigned. Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques. Prepares equipment and aides Physician during treatment and examination of patient. Able to initiate and manage a Code C situation. Able to interpret EKG recordings and has the knowledge of monitoring the treatment of life-threatening arrhythmias, as well as non-life threatening arrhythmias. Able to assist, maintain, troubleshoot a patient requiring ventilatory measures. Maintains ACLS certification as required by Community Memorial Hospital. Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient. Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies the supervisor or Physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. Able to care for the patient in the pre and post-op surgical areas including the PACU. Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient. Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol. Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients. Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instructions. Maintains accountability for quality care as perceived by patients, families, medical staff, peers and colleagues. Demonstrates knowledge and principles of PI and application of systematic improvement process. Reviews staffing patterns, acuity, and nursing personnel assignments. Utilizes staff to meet productivity objectives. Provides care in the Pain Management environment directed toward meeting both psychosocial and physical needs of the patient. Proficient in pain management guidelines and medication dosing. Enthusiastically assumes greater job responsibility by creating opportunities and assists necessary without prompting. Demonstrates professionalism regarding dress and personal hygiene. Demonstrates a high degree of concern about people, takes time to care and show understanding and exemplifies expected behaviors, promotes team concepts and actively contributes toward conflict resolution. Complies with established hospital policies, procedures, rules, and regulations as they relate to: * Safety/Risk Management * Infection Control * Quality Improvement * Rules and Regulations * Hospital's Corporate Compliance and HIPAA Program Responsible for performing work in a manner that illustrates the hospital's mission and values. Helps maintain a clean, orderly, safe environment in the department. Assures proper care in the use of tools, equipment and supplies. Responsible for wearing or using the Personal Protective Equipment as required. Performs within the prescribed limits of the hospital's Ethics and Compliance program. Detect, observe and report compliance variants to supervisor, compliance officer or hospital hot line. Maintain confidentiality according to the hospital information security policies and confidentiality statement. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as cardiac monitor screens and wave forms, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and vide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graph. Ability to calculate drip rates for cardiac medications and calculations for dosages for IV push medications. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and have a current Illinois license. Must have sound knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, familiarity with organization, functions, polices, regulations, and procedures of the nursing service department and the hospital. Good oral and written communication skills are necessary. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the served in the nursing department. Maintenance of ACLS and BLS certifications. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Works in hospital environment. Work area is shared. Work schedule may vary (including weekends, holidays and overtime). Working conditions require circulation of nursing personnel throughout the facility as needed for varying census. Subject to exposure of infectious disease, cuts, abrasions, burns, and punctures. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and have a current Illinois license. Must have sound knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, familiarity with organization, functions, polices, regulations, and procedures of the nursing service department and the hospital. Good oral and written communication skills are necessary. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the served in the nursing department. Maintenance of BLS certifications.

Pay

Average Illinois Staff Position Pay

$31.73/hour

The average salary for a Med Surg is 40% lower than the US average of $45.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.