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Registered Nurse Med Surg Telemetry

**Job Description:**

To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer up to a $32,000 sign-on bonus, for RNs with at least one year of acute care experience.

The medical floor is a 26 bed unit that provides exceptional care to adult patients. The most common diagnosis on the medical floor are patients with respiratory, cardiac, and sepsis diagnosis. In addition to the medical patients this unit provides care to observation patients. These patients are hospitalized for a shorter period of time.

The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of patients. The staff RN utilizes the nursing process by use of technology, therapeutic intervention, evidence-based practice and coordination of care with other health team members.

**This is a full time, night shift position**


As a Registered Nurse you know that every day is different, which is why you need to know how to:

+ Assess, recognize and address patients psychological and physical needs

+ Foster quality of care with the best interests of patients and their families in mind- Communicate compassionately and effectively

+ Assist in developing individualized treatment plans

+ Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines

+ Oversee care delivered by LPNs and/or CNAs

+ Participate in clinical team conferences

+ Follow hospital, regulatory and professional guidelines, policies and procedures

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ ASN from an accredited program

+ Current RN license in state of practice

+ Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association

+ BSN Degree* from an accredited program required within 4 years unless 15 years of acute care service.

* Failure to obtain a BSN degree within this time frame may result in suspension or termination of employment. Nurses employed by the Hospital on or before September 1, 2014 with only an ASN/ADN, will be exempt from the requirement to obtain a BSN. Any nurse hired by the hospital from September 2, 2014 through April 15, 2019 will have 5 years/60 month, from date of hire, to obtain a BSN. Any nurse who takes legally protected leave during any of the completion periods may have the period extended by a comparable amount of time.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ One year of nursing experience in a comparable setting

**Physical Requirements:**

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

**Anticipated job posting close date:**



St James Hospital

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$32.73 - $78.17

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers ( , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ( ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( .

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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