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Registered Nurse - Observation Unit

Company: Memorial Medical Center
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Memorial Medical CenterWho We Are: -People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Memorial Medical Center is a 199-bed hospital offering a spectrum of care, including diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. -Where We Are: -From national parks and monuments to one of the top-rated farmer's markets in the country, Las Cruces offers a world filled with natural wonder, year-round excitement and historic proportions of fun. We are known for our safe and affordable living conditions, outstanding educational system, and friendly people. -Why Choose Us: -

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees -
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees -
  • Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance -
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants -
    • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities -
    • And much more--- - Position Summary: - RN - Observation Unit - Full-Time
      • Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
      • Documents patient care given. - Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
      • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
      • Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
      • Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
      • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
      • Promotes and supports interventions to ensure patient's rights are protected, acting as an advocate for patients and their families.
      • This includes efforts to minimize and ensure the appropriate use and management of restraint.
      • Embraces and actively engages in ongoing efforts to provide optimal customer service to provide immediate resolution of patient/customer concerns and complaints.
      • Demonstrates awareness of ethical/legal issues as applied to patients, self and others.
      • Articulates and models the values of caring and demonstrates a Patient Centered Focus.
      • Monitors compliance with standards of care by observation, verbal reports and written documentation.
      • Monitors productivity of assigned units and correlates with patient census, hours per patient day, patient acuity and historical trends.
      • -Evaluates, coaches and counsels the team members assigned. -

Keywords: Memorial Medical Center, Las Cruces , Registered Nurse - Observation Unit, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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