There are three Medical/Surgical units within Memorial Medical Center. This is not a float position.
The 2E Medicine Registered Nurse will provide care on a General med-surg unit with 31 beds serving an adult, elderly population. Patients have a variety of diagnoses, including respiratory illnesses and infections, and usually present with a variety of comorbidities. Care includes IV antibiotics, lab monitoring, wound management and dressing changes, including VAC dressings, tube feeding management, drain care, chest tubes, off-site cardiac monitoring and central line management.
The 3G General Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse will focus on postoperative management of colorectal patients, patients with complex wounds and various infections. Many opportunities for dressing changes, central line care, variety of drainage tubes, PCAs, ostomy care and maintenance, nursing treatments and medication administration.
The 5B Urology/Nephrology/Kidney Transplant Registered Nurse will provide care for surgical patients and medical patients, with team leading, dressing changes, CBI, treatment for end-stage renal disease, postoperative transplant care, various medication routes and lines, central line care, patient education, complex comorbidities and plan of care. Includes young adults to geriatric patients in all private rooms.
The registered nurse is responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. They will provide age-appropriate care and will participate in research when appropriate and incorporate research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. In addition, they will contribute to quality improvement processes and adhere to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.
A Registered Nurse at Memorial Medical Center means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence. The MMC environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible. Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that “care starts with caring.” Nursing is about caring for people. Above all else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer expectations. You can do this by treating each patient as if they are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice for the family, finding the answers when you don’t have one, and displaying compassion in all interactions.