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Registered Nurse RN Observation PCU Nights

Company: Banner Health
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Phoenix, ArizonaDepartment Name: OP Obs Unit 4AB-HospWork Shift: NightJob Category:Nursing*$10,000 Sign-On Bonus - 1 Year Acute Care RN Experience NeededIf changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, come to work at one of Banner Health's most innovative hospitals, Banner Estrella Medical Center. We are a fully electronic facility featuring: EMR, CPOE, and digital radiography. We focus on teamwork to deliver excellent patient care. Banner Banner Estrella Medical Center (BEMC) received the prestigious Magnet designation in October 2015 and is 1 of 3 Banner Magnet facilities in the Phoenix Metro area. Exemplars mentioned from the American Nurse Credentialing Center included the robust nursing succession planning and the interdisciplinary team collaboration. The Observation unit at Banner Estrella Medical Center strives to provide a highly coordinated experience for our patients; consistent care in providing ongoing short-term treatment, assessment and reassessment while a decision is being made whether further treatment is needed as a hospital inpatient. Seeing 50% of the patients from the ED, this is a fast pace unit where nurses and physicians work collaboratively to meet the needs of our patients. Up to 60 bed unit with monitored and un-monitored patients. Currently Offering Night shifts With an 18% Night Shift Differential.Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefits to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.*Sign-On Bonus - 24 Month Commitment - Discuss Eligibility With Recruiter

If you have any questions, please reach out to me at Estrella Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of health care services to the fast growing communities of west Phoenix. Opened in 2005, this is an innovative, fully electronic facility that features electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry, digital radiography, sophisticated ICU monitoring and much more. In fact, we've been named one of the "ten most innovative hospitals in the country" by Newsweek Magazine and are recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. The hospital is also designed to provide a soothing, healing atmosphere for both patients and their family members. We encourage the use of such therapies as pet therapy, aromatherapy, spiritual care and Reiki Therapy.POSITION SUMMARYThis position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of assigned patients.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs. Reviews patient history and physical with patient/family and assures completion within appropriate timeframe. Reviews available information obtained by other health care team members. Reviews diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers. Completes assessment and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in policy.2. Formulates a plan of care, including the discharge plan, utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs, assessment data and the medical plan of care. Goals for patient are realistic, measurable and developed in conjunction with the patient/family. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient in the plan of are. Plans care in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patient's status.3. Implements the plan of care through direct patient care, coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom care is provided.4. Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with other health care team members. Evaluates patient's response and the effectiveness of patient teaching.5. Documents assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective data, nursing interventions and patient's response to treatment. Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.6. Provides care based on the best evidence available and may participate in research activities within clinical practice. Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and participates in the education, role development, and orientation of facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors. Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring when appropri

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