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Registered Nurse/RN – General Surgery
Company: NURSENT   Category: Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 08-19-04   Location: Arizona - Phoenix
Job Status:Full Time   
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Requires current AZ RN license or other compact state RN license. One year of General Med/Surg experience is strongly preferred, however, new graduates will be considered on an individual basis. Must possess highly developed interpersonal skills and demonstrate behaviors consistent with those identified as the hospital's service standards.

Job Description:

These positions serve as base unit staff for the General Med/Surg Units. Incumbents will use specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skills based upon the principles of biological, physical and social sciences to facilitate patient's achievement of optimum health status. Provides leadership and coordination to the healthcare team and will maintain standards of professional skills.

Unit description:

This Unit is a 60 bed general surgery-teaching unit providing an interdisciplinary approach to quality patient care. In addition to the nursing staff, the Patient Care Team includes physicians, case managers, social workers and other disciplines as required. Nursing care is provided for inpatient adolescent, adult and geriatric patients requiring major or minor surgical intervention. Patient/family teaching is very important and is one of the primary focuses of our unit. A high percentage of our patients have medical problems as well as their surgical procedure, therefore a nurse on our unit will get a broad medical/surgical background.

Number of beds:
Four pods with 15 beds each

Shifts available:

RN’s: all 12 hour shifts of 7a-7:30p and 7p-7:30a, 36 hour work week

Self scheduling model is used

Nursing Concept:

A modified total patient care concept provides the nurse the opportunity for close interaction with his/her patients while at the same time having support personnel available on the unit. The RN coordinates and communicates patient care needs with other members of the patient care team. All staff members are considered valuable members of the team.

Unique features of the unit:

Continuing education is supported and encouraged. A monthly education calendar, provided by our clinical nursing educator, reflects general and specialty educational opportunities. The facility has an extensive residency program for physicians, including a surgical residency. The teaching environment provides a wide range of educational opportunities for nurses.

The unit has a Quality council, which is made up of unit staff members, and makes many of the decisions for the operations of the unit.

Benefit Highlights:

v FlexPlus Benefits gives the employee an opportunity to design a benefit package that is best for them personally and financially

v Multiple choices are available for Medical coverage, Dental coverage, Pharmacy Plan options, Vision coverage, and Life Insurance/ADD insurance

Additional benefits and options include:

v Personal Legal services

v Homeowner’s, Renter’s and Auto Insurance

v Supplemental Intensive Care Insurance

v Cancer Insurance

v Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts

v Tuition Reimbursement up to $2,000 per year

v Employee Healthy Options Rewards

v Employee Assistance Program

v Concierge Services

v Short and Long Term Disability Plans

v Paid Time Off Programs with cash out options

v 401(k) plan with immediate 100% vesting

v Discount rates on new automobiles

v Rebates for new home loans or refinancing home loans

v Wireless phone discount program

To apply for this job please visit www.nursent.com . If this job isn’t right for you, please see all our jobs at www.nursent.com. We have facilities under contract in over 20 states. Call, e-mail, or chat on-line with our nurse recruiter to get more information with no cost or obligation. We never charge nurses a fee for our services.

We represent registered nurses of all specialties including med/surg (M/S); critical care, ICU, CCU, telemetry, emergency (ED/ER), labor & delivery (L&D); post partum, neonatal, NICU, PICU, pediatric, operating room (OR); PACU, cardiac, cath lab, CVOR, CVICU, step down, dialysis, endoscopy, oncology, transplant, etc.

Contact Information
Contact:Karen DeLavan
Company: NURSENT
Phone: 877-866-1881
Fax: 972-907-8166
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