Staff Position

Lead Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedics
Carondelet St. Josephs Hospital
Tucson, AZ
3x12 hrs, Nights
Sign-On Bonus



  • Start DateASAP
  • Shift Breakdown3x12 hrs
  • ShiftNights


Estimated pay
  • Sign-On bonus


  • Sign-On bonus


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Join Our Team: RN Charge Med Surg Ortho - Where Compassion Meets Excellence!
Position Highlights
Full Time: 3-12 hour shifts a week
Schedule: (6:30-7:00)
Sign on Bonus: Up to $15K, based on eligibility

Valid and current Arizona RN License or compact state license with the ability to become licensed in Arizona within 30 days
BLS (American Heart Association)
ACLS (American Heart Association)
Certification (Preferred) but required to attain within 1 year of being hired.
Education: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing; bachelor’s degree is preferred
Experience: A minimum of 1 year of Med Surg/ Ortho experience as a Licensed RN with demonstrated technical proficiency

As an RN Charge in our Med Surg Ortho Department, you'll be the driving force that transforms patient care into an unforgettable experience. Your responsibilities will include:
Collaborate hand-in-hand with the nurse manager/director, orchestrating the coordination, direction, and evaluation of patient care, unit activities, and staff performance during your shift.
Craft patient assignments that respect individual needs, growth trajectories, and development by using your deep understanding of the nursing process
Manage clinical and non-clinical activities on the unit in absence of the unit manager/director.
Foster a seamless flow of information among team members and others.
Lead the charge in elevating patient care outcomes; dive into improvement initiatives by offering your insights and energy to drive positive change.
Serve as a mentor and guide, nurturing the professional and personal development of your colleagues
Swiftly troubleshoot and find solutions that ensure exceptional care and keep the nurse manager/director informed, of circumstances, actions, and outcomes

Apply Now and Illuminate Lives with Your Compassion!

Why Choose Carondelet Health Network?
When you join our Carondelet Health team, you're not just stepping into a job – you're becoming part of a community that uplifts and supports each other every day. We know that healthcare requires a unique blend of talent and dedication, and we are fully committed to providing an environment that enriches and rewards your journey.
What sets us apart?
Supportive culture
High PTO Accrual
Employee Assistance Programs
Recognition and Support (e.g., Employee of the Month, Great Catch, Tenet Heroes, Executive Leadership Rounding)
401(k) and Matching
Stock Options
Travel Discounts
And more!

About the Hospital
Designated as a Level 1 Trauma Center, Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital is a 486-bed premier medical campus. We provide high quality, specialized care in programs such as trauma and emergency medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, neurology, and women services.
Cynthia Nestman
Cynthia Nestman
Tenet-AZ Region Job ID #2205022170.


Tenet-AZ Region

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Staff jobs$24–79/hour
Local contracts$24–79/hour
Per Diem / PRN roles$24–79/hour
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About Tucson, AZ

Cost of Living
  • Tucson's cost of living is 6% lower than the national average, making it more affordable.
  • Wages generally match up with the lower cost of living.
  • Summer average highs are around 100°F, while winter average lows are around 40°F.
Furnished Housing
  • Short term rentals are relatively easy to find in Tucson, with options available in various neighborhoods.
  • Tucson is car-friendly, but public transportation options are limited.
  • A car is recommended for getting around.
  • Tucson has a diverse population with a wide age range.
  • Common health issues include allergies due to desert flora and sun-related conditions.
  • There is a large population of travel nurses due to the presence of the University of Arizona and healthcare facilities.
Things to Do
  • Tucson offers a variety of activities including diverse restaurants, art galleries, music venues, and sports events.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the canyons, streams, and foothills, visit Catalina State Park, hike Mt.
  • Lemmon, and even ski and snowboard in the winter.
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