Job Overview

About us:
Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed hospital offering a full range of healthcare services including Emergency services, accredited chest pain and heart failure programs, neurology and neurosurgery, outpatient imaging, a nationally accredited surgical weight loss program, total joint program, spine program and stroke center (distinguished by Gold Seal designations), robotic surgery, GI lab, a free-standing women’s center, inpatient rehabilitation facility, wound care center, four urgent care facilities, Lazos de Familia and Healthy Beginnings pregnancy outreach programs, and three ambulatory surgery centers. NMC also operates Northwest Allied Physicians, a physician practice offering primary care and a wide range of specialists as well as Desert Cardiology of Tucson. NMC is accredited by Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Description

 

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients’ independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Qualifications

 

Education:

ADN or Diploma in Nursing Program,  BSN preferred
Experience:

Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred
Skills:

As defined in Core Competency documentation
Licenses/Certifications:

Current Arizona RN license; BLS required. ACLS required for: ED, ICU, Telemetry, ACT, PACU, Cath Lab, GI.  PALS or ENPC required for ED, NRP required for L&D, NICU and Mother Baby.