Jan 19, 2024

Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse

  • Sheridan Memorial Hospital
  • Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

At Sheridan Memorial Hospital, we are proud to have achieved the 5-Star Quality Rating, ranking us in the top 13.6% of hospitals rated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We believe that our ability to deliver excellent healthcare begins with our people, and we are proud of our more than 750 skilled, experienced, and caring employees. We have over 100 providers who specialize in 25 areas of expertise. Our facility is state-of-the-art, and we are dedicated to providing outstanding patient-centered care.
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Nestled at the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains in northern Wyoming, spectacular scenery and outdoor activities abound. Our hospital has the latest technology and equipment comparative to that of many larger facilities, and you will find our staff is friendly, compassionate, caring, and courteous. We focus on creating and nurturing a workplace that encourages, recognizes, and rewards individual effort and creativity. Leadership is responsive to changing modes of healthcare delivery and adapts accordingly. We value effective communication and honesty and believe teamwork based on mutual respect is key to success.

JOB SUMMARY

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physician/manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision


ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic cardiac rhythms and identifies dysrhythmias.
  • Evaluates patients identifying those at risk for falls and implements the appropriate protocols
  • Exhibits appropriate use of the nursing process: assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of the following disease entities: COPD, pneumonia, diabetes, anticoagulation therapy, total knee/hip replacement, cholecystectomy, CHF, UTI, MRSA infections, Detox, cancer, pain management
  • Participates in Medical/ Surgical performance improvement activities.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of standards for restraints and seclusion, i.e. Restraint and Seclusion protocol, physician orders, documentation and reporting, and patient rights and teaching.
  • Knowledgeable of Infection Control, TB, Blood borne Pathogens and Hazardous waste plans.

Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • BLS certification, required.
  • Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing.
  • Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment.

Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.