Registered Nurse RN Medical Surgical PCU
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Med/Surg T2 D3N-Hosp
$15,000 Sign-On Bonus with 1-year experience and a 2-year
Nursing careers are better at Banner Health. We ve built smarter
processes to help nurses focus on what really matters. If you want
to make a difference in people s lives - this could be the
opportunity you ve been waiting for.
At Banner University Medical Center, there will be exciting
opportunities to be a part of the health care transformation. We
are known nationally as an innovative leader in new health care
models, a Level 1 Trauma and Academic Medical Center in Southern
Arizona and are on the cutting edge of medical advances. You will
work alongside a group of dedicated physicians and staff that
perform some of the most state-of-the-art procedures that exist
anywhere in the country.
Are you an ambitious and engaged RN who wants to make a positive
impact? As a Registered Nurse on the Medical Surgical Neuro unit,
you will have the opportunity to work on a unit specializing in the
Neurology/Neuro-Surgery population. Our core staff are trained and
certified to provide the best care for Tucson s stroke & seizure
population. We have 8-10 beds for PCU/Stepdown. We are the second
Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center in Arizona and the
only level 4 Arizona Comprehensive Epilepsy Program in Southern
Arizona. Come be a part of our team and become an expert RN in
This is a 24-bed unit with half serving Medical Surgical patients
and half serving Progressive Care Unit patients. Within the first 6
months we offer our RNs to take the PCU Academy which will give you
the skills to care for our hospital s adult health population. We
are a supportive and diverse culture where both new graduate RNs
and seasoned nurses thrive together. Banner Health's academic model
and teaching orientation support learning at all levels, and is
truly a collaborative environment between nursing, physicians and
other therapies. You will also have the opportunity to participate
in our Nursing Clinical Ladder Program. The Clinical Ladder Program
is a tool to recognize and compensate nurses that demonstrate
contributions to patients, profession, and society above and beyond
Learn what it is like to work on a unit at Banner - University
Medical Center Tucson in this virtual tour .
This Day shift 7 - 7:30 is full time with three - 12 hour shifts
per week. Our nurses utilize the self-scheduling tool for shift and
weekend coverage. There is a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift
Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at
Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate
in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits.
If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12 months of
experience, please visit the main job search page and use keywords
RN New Grad to search for openings.
Should you have any questions, please contact Brittney Birdsong at
University Medical Center Tucson Banner - University Medical Center
Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient
care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting
groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond
Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services
including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and
cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is a
Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically
injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the
nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by
U.S. News & World Report. The hospital's physicians are full-time
faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.
Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care,
advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant
This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents
nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies
and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice
utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and
development. This position is accountable for the quality of
nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their
direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment,
and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and
evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of
1. Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual,
educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs.
Reviews patient history and physical with patient/family and
assures completion within appropriate timeframe. Reviews available
information obtained by other health care team members. Reviews
diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the
physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers. Completes assessment
and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in
2. Formulates a plan of care, including the discharge plan,
utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team
input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs,
assessment data and the medical plan of care. Goals for patient are
realistic, measurable and developed in conjunction with the
patient/family. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial,
spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient in the
plan of are. Plans care in collaboration with members of the
multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to
reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patient s
3. Implements the plan of care through direct patient care,
coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the
health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the
nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures,
standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates
appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of
care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel.
Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely
communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom
care is provided.
4. Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and
teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient
progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with
other health care team members. Evaluates patient's response and
the effectiveness of patient teaching.
5. Documents assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in
the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in
accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective
data, nursing interventions and patient's response to treatment.
Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
6. Provides care based on the best evidence available and may
participate in research activities within clinical practice.
Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and
participates in the education, role development, and orientation of
facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors.
Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring
7. Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent
patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable,
and safe care. Actively participates in the improvement of national
nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may
include participating in professional organizations.
8. In some roles, this position may supervise staff and work flow
of the department.
9.Interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of departments,
physicians, patients, families and external contacts, such as
employees of other health care institutions, community providers
and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient. Interacts
with other health care providers in numerous settings in order to
report and ask for or clarify information. Also works with clergy
to provide spiritual support. Synthesizes and prioritizes data from
multiple sources to provide support for the human response of the
patient and family to changes in health status.
Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice,
temporary/interim RN license in state of practice, or compact RN
licensure for current state of practice. BLS certification is
required. Additional certification or continuing education may be
required based on area of practice.
Relates throughout the interview process the experience, training
and education needed to perform the job. Experience in the clinical
area for which he or she is applying is desired. Must maintain
clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area in which
they work as demonstrated through annual validations. Banner
Registry and Travel acute care positions require a minimum of one
year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must
include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months
as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area. Banner Registry and
Travel physician practice positions require a minimum of one year
experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician practice or an
acute care setting. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health
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