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Registered Nurse (RN) Post Surgical – Days

Ascension

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 12, 2022.

We Are Hiring: Come Join us at St.

Vincent’s as a Registered Nurse on 6West.

Position : Registered Nurse (RN) Department : 6West – Post Surgical Location : St.

Vincent’s East – Trussville, AL Shift : Full Time – Day shift – 7a to 7p – Every 3 rd Weekend (36 hours weekly).

Sign on bonus opportunity up to $10,000 Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for our associates: the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, as well as a generous PTO/Holiday accrual.

Company paid Short Term, Long Term, Basic Life and Accidental death benefits are also included.

Associates can take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and much more.

Free and easy Parking Heart of Care: Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide.

That’s why, at Ascension, we invest in our nurses, so they can have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve.

6 West, Post-Operative Bariatric , is a 24 bed unit that focuses on patients who are post
– operative weight loss surgery.

The most common procedures that are performed on the patients is a Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy.

These patients are well educated on the risks/benefits of the procedure and they are knowledgeable on the post-operative care and goals of the bariatric surgery.

These patients generally are seen by a nutritionist, and a diabetic educator prior to being discharged.

The length of stay for this patient population is one-two days.

This unit has an admit /discharge nurse to assist with the activity and throughput from the recovery room.

On 6 West, the nursing team can also provide care to post
– operative patients who had general surgeries such as appendectomy, mastectomy, hernia repair, colonoscopy, laparoscopic surgeries, cholecystectomy, hysteroscopy and inguinal hernia surgery, etc.

6 West is an exceptional unit to develop your knowledge and skills on how to care for the Post-Operative Bariatric patient and post -operative General Surgeries.

Additionally, the nursing team utilizes critical thinking skills caring for these complex patients.

Multiple consultations are sometimes ordered for the patient based on the initial diagnosis and current medical status.

The nurse to patient ratio is 1:4-5.

The unit is usually full and therefore the nurses are usually able to work their standard 36 hours per week at 3 12 hour shifts.

The uniform color is navy blue and approved Ascension t-shirts can be worn.

At this facility , we work as a team and we promote a positive environment.

What You Will Do: Provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

Implement and monitor patient care plans.

Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate.

Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

Note and carry out physician and nursing orders.

Assess and coordinate patients discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration: BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education: Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Additional Preferences: No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team: Ascension St.

Vincents has been serving Birmingham and surrounding communities for more than 120 years.

We employ over 4,800 associates across five hospitals in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more.

Ascension St.

Vincent’s is committed to providing compassionate, personalized care for all, including our associates.

We offer a place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development.

If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, we invite you to explore a career with Ascension St.

Vincents today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all.

Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path.

In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development.

If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension St.

Vincent Health System is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer.

Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp %20English formattedESQA508c.pd f For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pd f EEO is the Law Poster Supplement Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application.

Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment.

Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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