Registered Nurse, Inpatient Surgical
Company: Memorial Health
Posted on: February 16, 2020
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing
care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the
nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in
research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into
evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality
improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values,
the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code
of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.
The following units may have open positions, but placement will be
determined based on candidate interest and hiring needs. These are
not float positions.
2B General Medical/Surgical Unit: Focus on ENT, including
laryngectomy and tracheostomy patients, advanced hernia repair and
trauma surgical patients. Patient population ranges from younger to
older adults. Many opportunities for central lines, TPN, trach and
laryngectomy care, drain care, PCAs, dressing changes, nursing
treatments, meds and postsurgical care.
2G General Surgical: Surgical unit with subspecialties of plastics
reconstruction/flaps with neurovascular monitoring that includes
limb re-attachment, deep wounds (including vac dressings), sacral
flaps, free flaps, breast reconstruction and tram flaps, as well as
bariatric surgical patients, gynecology and general surgery
patients. Care includes large dressings, use of specialty beds,
medication administration, tracheostomy management, drains, wound
and oral suctioning, vac pumps, IV fluid administration, IVAC, PAC
and IV pain management, capnography, leeching, chest tubes, NG
suctioninig and Keofed/GT tube feedings.
7A Gynecology & Pediatrics: Gyn/Oncology surgical unit caring for
minor gyn and ERAS gyn surgical patients. Also admits general
pediatrics and provides overflow for maternal/newborn couplets and
general female surgical patients.
A Registered Nurse at Memorial Medical Center means becoming a part
of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence. The MMC
environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want
to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible.
Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that "care
starts with caring." Nursing is about caring for people. Above all
else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer
expectations. You can do this by treating each patient as if they
are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice
for the family, finding the answers when you don't have one, and
displaying compassion in all interactions.
- Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
- Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other
- Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult
patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other
patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand
prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult
manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
- Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood,
bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or
other potentially hazardous materials. #CB
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