Avera Marshall RN [CL] in Mitchell, South Dakota
Join our Avera Queen of Peace Surgical team as a Registered Nurse. Work in a beautiful medical office building on the Grassland Health campus (http://www.avera.org/queen-of-peace/grassland-health-campus/) that features a patient-friendly design with the latest technology.
Provide direct patient care in the clinic.
Avera offers excellent benefits including health, vision, dental, paid time off, generous retirement and competitive salary.
Full time position working Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00 pm; 80hrs/2wks.
Perform general nursing care to patients.
Greet patients and prepare them for physical examinations. Obtain height/weight, blood pressure and medical history information.
Observe, record and report patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the provider.
Assists the physician with patient examinations, treatment and minor surgeries. Sets up procedures, x-rays, etc. and explains prep to patients based on specific needs. Ensures that services rendered are charged on charge sheet. Sterilizes instruments as needed.
Assesses patients’ and families’ learning needs and coordinates necessary teaching.
Coordinates appropriate referrals and appointments for patients. Arranges hospital admissions and/or laboratory and x-ray procedures as requested by the physician, and advises patients accordingly.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Licensed Registered Nurse in South Dakota required.
Basic Life Support certification is mandatory within six months of employment
Previous experience in pediatric nursing helpful.