Registered Nurse RN Observation PCU
Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: June 17, 2022
Primary City/State:Sun City, ArizonaDepartment Name:OBS
6BCD-HospWork Shift:VariedJob Category:Nursing$10,000 Sign-on
Bonus!*Nurses are the heartbeat of a hospital, and we do our best
to keep our nurses' hearts beating with enthusiasm in their work
environment. Nurses at Banner Health have a wide breadth of choices
to meet every individual need.As a Registered Nurse in our
Telemetry unit focused on Observation status patients, you will be
a part of a fast paced environment with a wide variety of patient
illnesses. This area features a fast pace similar to the ED with
the diagnostic work ups and care needs of the Telemetry setting.
The wide variety develops a strong clinical foundation and
knowledge as you work closely with physicians, case management and
experienced nurses. Patients admitted from the ED to the
Observation unit require rapid evaluation, testing and
interventions to determine safe discharge or movement to inpatient
units.The Observation Unit at Banner Boswell Medical Center, has an
outstanding multi-disciplinary team that works together to provide
excellent patient care. The range of clinical diagnoses and patient
care provides an exceptional experience for nurses to develop
and/or use every facet of their clinical knowledge.You will also
have the opportunity utilize our self-scheduling tool for shift and
weekend coverage. Enjoy an 18%-night shift differential and a flat
rate $3/hour weekend shift differential.We have Day (7a-7p) and
Night (7p-7a) shifts available.Should you have any questions,
please contact Donna Dioses at firstname.lastname@example.org or
call (602) 747-2526.Your pay and benefits are important components
of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the
option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and
security benefits.If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12
months of experience, please visit the main job search page and use
keywords RN New Grad to search for openings.
- Sign-on incentive for RN's with a minimum of 12 months of Acute
Care experience; requires a 2 year commitment.Since 1970, Banner
Boswell Medical Center has provided exceptional care to the people
in the northwest area of metropolitan Phoenix. Today, our 501-bed
acute-care hospital is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as
one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals and offers a full range of acute
care services, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics,
neurology, surgery, rehabilitation, emergency, stroke, intensive
care, pulmonary, urology, wound management and sleep disorders.
We've earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission
for Primary Stroke Centers. We're also in the nation's top five
percent for preventing mortality and complications.POSITION
This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents
nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies
and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice
utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and
development. This position is accountable for the quality of
nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their
direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment,
and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and
evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of
1. Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual,
educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs.
Reviews patient history and physical with patient/family and
assures completion within appropriate timeframe. Reviews available
information obtained by other health care team members. Reviews
diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the
physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers. Completes assessment
and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in
2. Formulates a plan of care, including the discharge plan,
utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team
input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs,
assessment data and the medical plan of care. Goals for patient are
realistic, measurable and developed in conjunction with the
patient/family. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial,
spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient in the
plan of are. Plans care in collaboration with members of the
multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to
reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patient's
3. Implements the plan of care through direct patient care,
coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the
health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the
nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures,
standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates
appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of
care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel.
Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely
communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom
care is provided.
4. Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and
teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient
progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with
other health care team members. Evaluates patient's response and
the effectiveness of patient teaching.
5. Documents assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in
the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in
accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective
data, nursing interventions and patient's response to treatment.
Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
6. Provides care based on the best evidence available and may
participate in research activities within clinical practice.
Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and
participates in the education, role development, and orientation of
facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors.
Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring
7. Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent
patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable,
and safe care. Actively participates in the improvement of national
nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may
include participating in professional organizations.
8. In some roles, this position may supervise staff and work flow
of the department.
9. Interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of departments,
physicians, patients, families and external contacts, such as
employees of other health care institutions, community providers
and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient. Interacts
with other health care providers in numerous settings in order to
report and ask for or clarify information. Also works with clergy
to provide spiritual support. Synthesizes and prioritizes data from
multiple sources to provide support for the human response of the
patient and family to changes in health status.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, temporary/interim RN license in state of
practice, or compact RN licensure for current state of practice.
BLS certification is required. Additional certification or
continuing education may be required based on area of practice.
Relates throughout the interview process the experience, training
and education needed to perform the job. Experience in the clinical
area for which he or she is applying is desired. Must maintain
clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area in which
they work as demonstrated through annual validations. Banner
Registry and Travel acute care positions require a minimum of one
year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must
include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months
as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area. Banner Registry and
Travel physician practice positions require a minimum of one year
experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician practice or an
acute care setting.
Bachelor's degree preferred. Professional certification
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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