Sep 23, 2020

Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse

  • Sheridan Memorial Hospital
  • Sheridan, WY 82801, USA

Job Description

ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 600 employees who provide personalized, patient centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.

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

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.