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.
A Registered Nurse at Springfield Memorial Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence. The SMH 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.