REGISTERED NURSE, 2B ENT AND GENERAL SURGERY

  • Memorial Health
  • Springfield, IL, USA
  • Aug 05, 2022
Nursing Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

TRACKING CODE 2021-10052 POSITION TYPE Full-Time SHIFT Day JOB LOCATION Springfield, Illinois DESCRIPTION A Registered Nurse at Springfield Memorial Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence.  The SMH 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.  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.  REQUIRED EXPERIENCE Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 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.

Employment Type (feed only)

Full-Time