Registered Nurse ED Seasonal/Travel - 2018/2019 Winter Staffing Assignment
Yuma Regional Medical Center
June 10, 2018
Posting Department Travel to Arizona! The competent RN has mastered basic technical and organizational nursing skills. He or she is skilled in evaluating patient responses and uses past experiences in providing care. Patients and families are viewed holistically, there is a focus on outcomes, and care is delivered using a systematic approach. The competent RN is able to make decisions guided by limited experience, as well as policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. He or she consults with other members of the healthcare team when necessary. At the competent level, the RN can comfortably care for patients in his or her clinical area.
Posting Department Emergency Services
Posting Department Description Are you searching for your Season in the Sun? Sunny Days....Starlit Nights Await! Welcome to Yuma, Arizona, where the sun shines 90 percent of the time, the monthly average temperature hovers at about 75.2 degrees and only three inches of rain a year dampen the desert. That's just enough moisture to ensure a vibrant spring bloom. We offer an outstanding seasonal travel program that provides a choice of 3 - 9 month assignments, round-trip travel reimbursement, ability to participate in YRMC's 401(k) matching employee funds up to 4%, a furnished apartment in YRMC's hospital owned apartment housing - Sonora Sunset (housing allowance available), and an attractive compensation package that includes competitive pay as well as premium pay differentials. Seasonal employees are also eligible to utilize our outpatient pharmacy to have prescriptions filled at a reduced rate. YRMC's 37-bed emergency department is staffed by physicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and serves as the base hospital for the area's Emergency Medical System. The YRMC Emergency Department staff treats more than 72,000 patients each year, making it one of the busiest emergency departments in Arizona. In addition to delivering round-the-clock emergency care that includes respiratory therapy, radiology and a pharmacy, YRMC's emergency department offers: An electronic patient tracking system that helps speed the registration process and provides the YRMC staff with vital patient medical information. Immediate access to the Cardiac Catheterization Lab for patients with suspected heart attacks. Comprehensive stroke care that enables YRMC physicians to use telemedicine technology to conduct real-time consultations with a Mayo Clinic neurologist when necessary. Air ambulance service to trauma centers in Phoenix and Tucson for the treatment of patients with severe injuries.
Area of Interest Nursing Start Date Fall Work Week 3 12 HR SHIFTS Daily Hours 12 Bi-Weekly Hours 72 External Education Arizona or compact state RN License; BCLS; Advanced Life Support Certification(s) as appropriate & required for assigned department.
Must be ACLS, PALS and NIHSS Certified. External Experience 1 year acute care experience. Computer proficiency (must be able to pass computer proficiency assessment). Experience Preferred: Refer to unit specific job requirements. Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic record systems. Requires Call No Job Status SEASONAL