Medical Surgery Nurse

Job ID: 240707
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: MS
Date Posted: November 27, 2018
Address: 701 N 1st St MAB 528
Location: Springfield, IL 62781
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: November 03, 2019
Employment Type: Perm
Weekly Pay: Call for details
Company: Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

The following units may have open positions, but placement will be determined based on candidate interest and hiring needs. These are not float positions. Unit Descriptions: 2EOnc: Nurses care for oncology patients and general medical patients in all private rooms. Treatment may be medical, surgical or radiation. Nurses will assist in managing side effects of chemotherapy, neutropenia. Many IVs, nursing treatments, medication administration, chemo transfusions and pain management. 2G: General surgical unit with subspecialties of ENT, including tracheostomy, plastics with neuro-vascular monitoring, colorectal, and bariatric surgical patients. Many IVs, use of specialty beds, medication administration, and wound care. 3B: Inpatient acute rehabilitation unit with mostly adult clients. Interdisciplinary departments include PT/OT/Speech/Social Services/ Pastoral Care/ Recreational Therapy/ Neuropsychology/ Medicine/ Nursing. This is also an overflow for medical units. 3G: General medical/surgical unit to support OR suites. This unit has all private rooms and is also a bariatric-friendly environment. Many opportunities for dressing changes, central line care, a variety of drainage tubes, PCAs, nursing treatments and medication administration. 4B: Orthopedic unit caring for total joint replacements (#1 in the state!) along with other surgical and non-surgical orthopedic problems. Many opportunities for IVs, PCAs, medication administration, and wound care. Also serves as a trauma step-down unit. 5B: Nephrology, urology and general medical unit. This unit cares for both surgical and medical patients, including kidney transplant patients. Many opportunities for IVs, wound care, and medication administration. 6B: Nurses care for medical cardiac patients, post-cardiac cath patients, ablation and vascular surgical patients. This unit also has coronary care unit beds for closer observation of acute MI patients. The cardiac cath patients include pacemaker/ ICD placements and aneurysm repairs, as well as traditional cardiac cath/stent placements. Many opportunities for assessments, patient teaching, IVs, wound care, analysis of laboratory values and medication administration and management. 6G: Nurses care for post-op cardiac, pulmonary, vascular and thoracic surgery patients and families. This unit shares cardiac patients with 6B. Many patients have co- morbidities in addition to a primary cardiac diagnosis. 7A: Gynecology/Pediatrics/Medical Surgical. This is a gynecology surgical unit that also admits general pediatric patients and provides overflow for maternal child couplets. Call today

Required Qualifications

Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. ADN required, BSN preferred. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections. Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.

Preferred Qualifications

BSN preferred, ADN accepted

Facility Location

Located on historic U.S. Route 66, half-way between Chicago and St. Louis, Springfield, the capital city of Illinois is your quintessential All-American city, brimming with Midwestern hospitality and warmth. Here you’ll discover a vibrant mix of entertainment, historic sites, excellent shopping and vibrant festivals that showcase the city’s culture and history.

Job Benefits

This positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

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