Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenueand Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teachinghospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix communityfor more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awardsand accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and TargetStroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American StrokeAssociation; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; ChestPain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care;and the Donor Network Award for âOutstanding Operating Room,â among others.Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care,neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, womenâshealth, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliatedphysicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
MedSurg at Central
This unit is a 27 bed unit that manages acute medicalsurgical patients with a wide range of diagnoses and care needs. The nursing staff work as part of amultidisciplinary team to provide round the clock quality, patient focusedcare, in the most efficient way possible. Services provided includecomprehensive care of hospitalized medical/surgical patients/families, andend-of-life. The Medical Surgical Unit treats a variety of conditionsincluding: pneumonia, urinary tract infections, gastroenteritis, dehydration,mental status changes, pancreatitis, post-operative care of surgical patients.
Single or multi-department management of operations. Manages day to day operations. Directs, supervises, orients/trains and evaluates staff. Enforces policies, procedures and standards of operation. Position may have budgetary or fiscal accountability. Renders individualized comprehensive nursing care, based on nursing process, to meet the patientâs physical, psychological, spiritual, social and educational needs. Manages the staff to meet designated goals. Position is responsible for approving timekeeping, employee evaluation, meeting applicable regulatory standards, approving supply orders and department strategic planning.
Specific Job Duties
Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
Maintains nursing guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
Maintains nursing operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
Assures quality of care by developing and interpreting hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care; enforcing adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements and to other governing agency regulations; measuring health outcomes against standards; making or recommending adjustments.
Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training nurses and auxiliary staff.
Completes patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff; following up on work results.
Maintains nursing staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.
Provides information to patients and health care team by answering questions and requests.
Resolves patient needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by designing and implementing procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from other health care professionals.
Protects patients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols; enforcing medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
Maintains documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.
Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
Ensures operation of medical and administrative equipment by verifying emergency equipment availability; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques..
Maintains nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports; identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies; approving requisitions and cost allocations.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Must be able to work under deadlines. Must be able to utilize independent decision making skills in a wide variety of situations. Requires a high degree of accuracy in the performance of varied responsibilities. Personal computer skills required. Frequent contact with employees, physicians, customers, community individuals and volunteers. Must be self-motivated to complete work in a timely manner to meet deadlines.
Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School or Bachelor Degree in Nursing.
Three years relevant clinical nursing experience. Current Registered Nurse License in the State of Arizona.
ACLS as applicable by Facilty/by Department, PALS/NRP are required for certain clinical areas.
Required Course: In Cardiovascular: minimum of three to five years of Cardiovascular experience, to bedside care of Open heart patients. In 2 EQ Nursery: minimum of three years Special Care (Level 2 EQ) Nursery experience including ventilators.
Masters. Two years management/supervisory experience..
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Central Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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