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Registered Nurse/RN - Orthopedics/Urology
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 Ortho/Urology experience is 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 Orthopedic / Urology Unit. 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 surgical unit specializing in Orthopedics and Urology. Our patient profile focuses on joint replacement, i.e. total hips and knees which offers an excellent opportunity to give specialized nursing care to adult patients of all ages, and provides the nurse with a variety of learning and teaching experiences. These orthopedic conditions include joint replacements, sports injuries, and multiple traumas. Many of our patients have combined medical conditions. A Case Management and partnership approach is utilized in the delivery of patient care on this unit. This department offers many opportunities for the expansion of the nurse’s knowledge and expertise, both for the new graduate as well as the experienced nurse.

Number of beds:
There are 30 beds on 2 pods, 5 semi-private rooms and 5 private rooms on each pod.

Shifts available:
Self scheduling provides staff members the ability to manage their own work schedule.

Nursing Concept:

Our predominately-licensed staff allows each nurse to utilize all of his/her nursing skills as well as facilitating a more consistent approach to our patient care. Our nursing goal, with or without surgery, is to restore function, relieve pain, and restore our patient’s ability to perform as independently as possible when they return into their community environment. Customer satisfaction is our number one goal.

Unique features of the unit:

We believe that learning is a life long process and that individuals are responsible and accountable for their personal and professional growth. Our ongoing education program is designed to meet the needs of the individual staff and the unit. Our educational resources include nurses, educators, physicians, pharmacists, and case managers. The Surgical Service Assessment/Learning center provides audiovisuals, self-directed learning modules, literature, resource manuals, interactive computer programs and opportunities for skill practice.

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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