RN Med Surg PRN Nights
This is a Per-Diem position working on the Night shift on our Med Surg / Tele Unit.
The RN selected for this role 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. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
At Houghton Hospital, we come together to serve the community and surrounding areas! Join a strong team and welcoming work environment on our 18 bed Med Surg/Tele unit. You will have the opportunity to learn and grow within a supportive company who values their employees' as a team and individuals, encourages work/life balance, and fosters opportunities for professional growth!
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma Program required. BSN preferred.
Sufficient previous clinical experience in area of expertise. 18-24 months of experience in a like unit/patient population.
Current Arizona RN license or compact state license
BLS Basic Cardiac & ACLS (American Heart Association or American Red Cross) - REQUIRED*
Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton 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.