RN COU Cardiac Observation PRN
Per Diem PRN working in the Cardiac Observation Unit Mon - Fri schedule at Northwest Medical Center
The registered nurse in the Cardiac Observation Unit provides a high level of care for the Cath Lab patients pre and post procedures.
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Required: Associates or Diploma in nursing program
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in nursing
Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.
Current Arizona RN license or compact state license
American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS & ACLS
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.