Registered Nurse, Medical/Surgical
Company: Memorial Health
Posted on: September 17, 2020
There are three Medical/Surgical units within Memorial Medical
Center. This is not a float position.
The 2E Medicine Registered Nurse will provide care on a General
med-surg unit with 31 beds serving an adult, elderly population.
Patients have a variety of diagnoses, including respiratory
illnesses and infections, and usually present with a variety of
comorbidities. Care includes IV antibiotics, lab monitoring, wound
management and dressing changes, including VAC dressings, tube
feeding management, drain care, chest tubes, off-site cardiac
monitoring and central line management.
The 3G General Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse will focus on
postoperative management of colorectal patients, patients with
complex wounds and various infections. Many opportunities for
dressing changes, central line care, variety of drainage tubes,
PCAs, ostomy care and maintenance, nursing treatments and
The 5B Urology/Nephrology/Kidney Transplant Registered Nurse will
provide care for surgical patients and medical patients, with team
leading, dressing changes, CBI, treatment for end-stage renal
disease, postoperative transplant care, various medication routes
and lines, central line care, patient education, complex
comorbidities and plan of care. Includes young adults to geriatric
patients in all private rooms.
The registered nurse is responsible for delegation, supervision,
and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients
through utilization of the nursing process. They will provide
age-appropriate care and will participate in research when
appropriate and incorporate research findings into evidence-based
clinical practice. In addition, they will contribute to quality
improvement processes and adhere to MMC Mission, Vision, and
Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the
ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.
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.
Associated topics: asn, cardiothoracic, care unit, domiciliary,
infusion, intensive care, nurse rn, registered nurse, staff nurse,
Keywords: Memorial Health, Springfield , Registered Nurse, Medical/Surgical, Healthcare , Springfield, Illinois
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