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Orthopedics Registered Nurse - $10,000 Sign on Bonus

Company: NCH Healthcare
Location: Longview
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

About the Company: Join NCH, an independent, locally governed non-profit delivering premier comprehensive care in Southwest Florida. We provide higher acuity care and Centers of Excellence, offer Graduate Medical Education, conduct research and participate in national clinical trials. We partner with other health market leaders, and we're proud to help everyone live a longer, happier, healthier life. Job Summary: The Orthopedics Registered Nurse will independently plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care in patient care situations using standards of care and policy and procedure. Provides direct nursing care to patients. Job Duties:

  • Develop patient's plan of care including assessment, re-assessments, implementations, planning, evaluation and patient teaching
  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards
  • Coordinate patient care
  • Timely and accurate documentation which reflects clinic standards
  • Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians
  • Prepare equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination and testing of patients
  • Review lab and diagnostic test results with patients. Provide patient & family education regarding diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition, and maintenance of health and wellness
  • Instruct patients in collection of samples and tests
  • Schedules OP radiology procedures; generates referrals to promote health as requested by physician
  • Perform blood draws, urine dips, rapid streps, influenza, mono, CMP, CBC, cardiac inhalation treatments. Start IV's, bladder catheters, injections, EKGs, dressing changes and splinting
  • Handle specimens, perform lab testing, verify integrity and dating of all lab reagents
  • Assist in ordering of reagents, lab supplies, and medical supplies
  • Clean surgical instruments and package up to send for sterilization
  • Audit charts daily for missing charges and diagnosis Required Qualifications:
    • Associate's Degree
    • 1+ year of experience in a health care facility or private physician office
    • License as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Florida
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association
    • Intermediate computer knowledge: Uses Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Windows Working Hours: Full-time, standard office hours Work Address: 1285 Creekside Blvd East, Naples, FL, 34109 Offered Salary: $10,000 Sign-on Bonus

Keywords: NCH Healthcare, Longview , Orthopedics Registered Nurse - $10,000 Sign on Bonus, Healthcare , Longview, Texas

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