RN - ER nights
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 Registered Nurse I (RN I) is new to nursing or new to a specialty within nursing. This individual incorporates theoretical knowledge into clinical situations and is able to perform basic skills and carry out a plan of care. The majority of this work experience is assessment and coordination of direct patient care, charting and documentation, and education of the patient and his / her family. This level of RN is expected to advance to the next level within two (2) years.
· Associate's degree or equivalent in Nursing
· Current Arizona state or compact state licensure as an RN
· American Heart Association BLS
· American Heart Association ACLS as required by department
· Computer proficiency which will be assessed
Work Schedule: 12-hours, Nights, Varied
Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.