HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Med/Trauma in Wichita, Kansas

Registered Nurse (RN) FT Nights

Medical Trauma

• Primary Care for 5-7 patients on the Unit

• Monitor and report lab values

• Monitor and report post-op status

• Pain management

• Start and manage all IV meds and fluids

• Prep all patients for surgery as needed

• Educate patients/ family regarding management of current condition as well as ongoing care for the condition/disease process.

• Communicate all needs and changes to Physician as they arise.

• Take and implement all orders

• Receive and monitor post-op patients

• Monitor, manage and educate regarding all coexisting conditions that are present during the hospital stay.

• Admit patients and conduct thorough initial assessment, medication reconciliation and report to physician

• Be an active participant in the patient care plan by assisting the patient in setting and achieving goals on a daily basis during the hospital stay.

• Discharge assessment and education

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy

Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) verification course within allotted timeframe, as specified in policy

Required Education or Experience

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing

Required Knowledge and Skills

Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively

Possess personal computer skills

Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize

Possess problem solving and critical thinking skills

Ability to collaborate with other health care providers

Ability to educate patients and/or significant others

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

Acute care experience helpful but – not required.

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Med/Trauma

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00323-15295