Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
This position is PRN or per diem, working night shift.
Summary: Either directly or indirectly reporting to a nursing supervisor, plans, directs, participates in and evaluates patient care. Collaborates with other disciplines to provide optimal care.
1. Provides care, evaluates outcomes, consults with interdisciplinary team members as required and adjusts patient care as indicated to ensure optimal care. Effectively identifies predictable problems and plans and provides patient care, based on the age of the patient served.
2. Accurately and legibly documents all assessments, interventions and plan of care according to policies and procedures.
3. Monitors clinical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
4. Ensures accurate, timely communication among caregivers to include appropriate chain of command when indicated.
5. Provides and documents effective and timely patient/family education.
6. Assumes responsibility for appropriate delegation of patient care tasks and oversees care provided.
7. Accurate and timely administration and documentation of all medications and blood products.Qualifications
Education: ADN or Diploma in Nursing Program, BSN preferred.
Experience: Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.
Licenses/Certifications: Required: Current Arizona RN license or compact state license and BLS and ACLS.
(All new graduate nurses or nurses new to specialty area have 180 days in which to obtain ACLS, PALS or NRP, as required by unit).