Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for “Outstanding Operating Room,” among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, women’s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Position renders individualized, age specific and direct bedside nursing care based on the nursing process and patient needs. Acts as a supervisor by assessing, planning, delegating and utilizing independent judgment in directing other healthcare employees for the provision of patient care. Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice to identify patient goals. Participates in hourly rounding. Observes safety guidelines and safe work practices. May at times be asked to be in charge for a shift(s).
SPECIAL SKILLS: Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with team members required. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with occasional periods of above average pressure. Excellent customer service skills. Must have basic computer skills.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Nursing Degree from an accredited nursing school
PREFERRED EDUCATION: BSN
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Level II EQ Only: A minimum of two years of current Level III NICU experience including neonatal ventilator
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Prefer 1 year of acute care experience but will consider new graduate. Certification in specialty area of practice preferred.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona. CPR. ACLS as applicable by Facility/by Department
- ER, ICU, Endoscopy, Tele, Cardiac Cath Lab, L&D: ACLS required upon orientation completion.
- ER: PALS or ENPC required or must obtain within ninety days
- PACU: ACLS required or must obtain within six months of hire, PALS preferred.
- Post-partum, Nursery, L&D: NRP required upon orientation completion.
- Bariatric: Certification or specialized training in bariatric specialty area of practice.
-Wound Care: Wound-Ostomy Certification or Training in Wound Care and/or Ostomy Care.
REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: L&D only: Advanced Fetal Monitoring or must obtain within six months of hire. Updated 12/09/09.
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Central Campus
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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