Job Description

Spend the winter months in beautiful, green and sunny southern Arizona. Yuma Regional Medical Center is located just 2.5 hours from Phoenix, 2.5 hours from San Diego, but has all of the amenities you could want and more right in town. Yuma is a diverse community with several college campuses, an excellent housing market, and opportunity to work in amazing organizations like YRMC.

As the only acute care hospital with over 150 beds for 150 miles in any direction, the YRMC Emergency Department sees its fair share of trauma patients. While Yuma does not provide the inner-city experience, we do have two heli-pads to stabilize and ship patients to nearby Phoenix or San Diego hospitals, and they are typically utilized multiple times each week. Our recently remodeled ED hosts 72 patient beds. We have immediate access to the Cardiac Cath Lab for suspected heart patients. Annual patient visits for our ED exceeds 60,000 per year.

The Competent RN or Registered Nurse II has mastered basic technical and organizational nursing skills within an inpatient setting. He or she is skilled in evaluating patient responses and uses past experience in providing patient care. Patients and families are viewed holistically, there is a focus on outcomes, and care is delivered using a systematic approach. The Competent RN is able to make decisions guided by limited experience, as well as policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards. He or she consults with other members of the healthcare team when necessary. At the competent level, the RN can comfortably care for patients in his or her clinical area.

Minimum Requirements:

  • One (1) or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Associates degree or higher, or equivalent, in Nursing
  • Arizona or compact state nursing (RN) license in good standing
  • American Heart Association or other approved BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • NIHSS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of acute care experience in a busy Emergency Department

Work Schedule: 12-hours, Days, Varied

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

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