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Registered Nurse
Category: Education
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Job code: lhw-e0-90668644

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University of South Alabama

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse



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Regular Full-time


USA Medical Center

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About Us

The University of South Alabama Health System helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA's health network includes USA Medical Center, USA Children's & Women's Hospital, USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, USA Physicians Group and the USA College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. The USA Health System delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.

In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA's medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. The USA Health System delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.

The USA Health System is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.

Essential Functions

Assesses the patient, plans individualized care, identifies expected outcomes, and implements and evaluates nursing interventions for patients and families; provides direct patient care according to unit specific competencies; performs therapeutic procedures and assists with diagnostic procedures; administers medications including controlled substances by all routes; administers blood and blood products; responds to emergency patient situations; starts IV's; performs activities of daily living; safely performs patient care with minimal supervision; utilizes proper body mechanics when moving, positioning and transferring patients and equipment; serves as Charge Nurse when assigned; demonstrates CPR according to American Heart Association standards; abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies; adheres to hospital policies including confidentiality; serves as preceptor for new employees and nursing students; demonstrates ability to provide competent patient care to the following populations: pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric; verifies emergency equipment is functional; inserts/removes pH probes and performs appropriate testing; performs Breath Hydrogen studies; administers and monitors sedation; maintains accurate and complete medical records by utilizing the correct documentation tools and procedures; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; communicates with physicians, patients, families, and health care team in person and via telephone; responds to overhead pages; accesses and accurately maintains electronic and paper medical records; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing meeting the minimum standards set by the state of Alabama and licensure with the state of Alabama as a registered nurse.

Working Days and Hours

Rotating Days with call

Day Shift

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