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Registered Nurse - Med Surg Stroke Unit

HCA Healthcare
Alexandria, LA 71301
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SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Are you looking for a work environment as a Med/SurgRegistered Nurse where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your applicationwith Rapides Regional MedicalCenter today and find out what it truly means tobe a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

We are committedto providing our employees with the support they need. At Rapides Regional we offer an array ofmedical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to makeyour benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some ofour unique benefitswe offer include:

    • TuitionReimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • PaidPersonal Leave
    • 401k(100% annual match 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
    • IdentityTheft Protection discounts
    • Auto,Home, and Life Insurance options
    • AdoptionAssistance
    • EmployeeStock Purchase Program (ESPP)

We areseeking a Registered Nurse for our center to ensure that we continue to provideall patients with high quality, efficient care.Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing teamthat works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal additionlike you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

Med/Surgnurses are the master coordinators of the unit, juggling care for their patientswhile keeping the entire health care team on the same page. They havehigh-level critical thinking skills, vast clinical knowledge, and are able tostay calm under pressure.


About this unit:
  • 35-bed Med Surg unit that cares for General Medical and Stroke patients
  • Teamwork is the core of how we operate
  • Engagement of Leadership Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused
  • Patient safety and satisfaction areour number one priority
Responsibilities:
  • Through assessment of the patients physical, nutritional, psychosocial, spiritual, emotional, cultural, educational, and rehabilitative needs, problems are identified and documented in the clinical record and communicated to the physician, case manager, and ancillary departments when appropriate
  • Appropriate standards of care, care plans, and interventions are initiated, professionally modified, and communicated to the patient and other members of the healthcare team
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the following age groups: pediatric, children, adolescent, adult, geriatric
  • Provides patient/family health education that promotes healthy behaviors, supports recovery, and enables the patient/family to be involved in decisions about their own care
  • The patients responses to interventions and progress toward desired outcomes are assessed, re-assessed, evaluated, and documented in the clinical record
  • Patient care activities are coordinated through collaboration and planning with other members of the healthcare team
  • Physicians orders are carried out accurately and efficiently, and clarified when necessary
  • Adverse or sudden changes in the patients conditions are promptly communicated to the physician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor, and/or family with specific and pertinent data
  • Able to identify potential or actual victims of abuse and understands the proper reporting mechanism
  • Able to recognize adverse drug reactions and demonstrates understanding of proper reporting mechanism once reaction is identified
  • Appropriately assesses the patients pain and involves the patient in effective management of that pain using appropriate interventions
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for administration of blood and blood products and appropriately monitors the patient receiving blood/blood products for any transfusion reaction; takes proper measures once a reaction is recognized
  • Patient care equipment is utilized safely and efficiently in accordance with hospital policies and procedures
  • Standard precautions are promoted and followed in the utilization of principles of infection control in patient care
  • Achieves stated goals related to job performance
  • Educational attendance records reveal attendance at all required educational programs/in-services


Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Nursing Program from an accredited school
  • Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana or valid compact license from permanent state of residence
  • CPR for Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days of hire

Rapides RegionalMedical Center is an award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria,Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care toWound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medicalspecialties.


At RapidesRegional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff andpatient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positiveculture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of yourpatients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction.We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patientsatisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for yourcareer.


HCA Healthcarehas been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethispheresince 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated \$3.3 billion in cost forthe delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensatedexpenses.


If you find this opportunity compelling, weencourage you to apply for our Registered Nurse opening. We promptly review allapplications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by amember of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equalopportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminateon the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexualorientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




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