Job Description

Rapid Decision Unit - Nurse Extern - Full Time - Nights

Yuma Regional Medical Center is a 406-bed facility located in sunny, southwestern Arizona. We have a main hospital campus, off-site cancer center, outpatient laboratory services, and numerous clinics as a part of our medical group, including a primary care facility in the Foothills. 

Position Summary: At YRMC our ED delivers all services 24/7, treating an average of 200-220 patients per day. This includes our internal observation unit staffed with designated RN’s and Nurse Practitioners. Our 72-bed emergency department is equipped with four trauma bays with built in x-ray and telemedicine capabilities, a dedicated pediatric zone with Emergency Medicine Pediatric Physicians, a dedicated ED pharmacist, two state of the art helipads, and a dedicated radiology suite with two x-ray rooms a 64 slice CT scanner and ultrasound room. Our ED team is invested in not only meeting, but also exceeding national benchmarks such as door to alteplase times < 45 minutes and door to PCI times < 90 minutes. As the only Trauma Center for 180 miles, we stabilize all acuity of injured patients and strive for rapid transfer when services are not locally available. At YRMC, our ED nurses, physicians, APP’s, patient care attendants, pharmacists, radiology staff, and registration collaborate to improve patient outcomes and patient experience.

A Nurse Extern II, under the direction of an RN, performs skills for which he/she has received didactic instruction in his/her program up to, including, medication administration and IV therapy.

REQUIRED: Graduate within the last year from an accredited School of Nursing. ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE

Credentials: BLS; 

Experience Preferred: Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic record systems.

Work Schedule: 12-hours, Nights, Varied

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.

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