Current College Students - Registered Nurse RN Outpatient Observation Unit
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: June 10, 2019
At Banner Health, we make health care easier so life can be better.
If you are looking to leverage your abilities to make a real
difference- and real change in the health care industry- you belong
at Banner Health! We're committed to not only providing the finest
care possible, but to advancing the way care is provided. To
achieve our vision, we seek driven professionals who embrace change
and who possess the passion and skills to make it happen.
The Outpatient Observation Unit functions as an extension of the
Emergency Department and is a 36 bed, fast paced unit with high
patient turnover and a diverse patient population. The RN - OOU has
a talent for building quick rapport with their patients even during
short stays, and thrives in a fast paced environment with a focus
on delivering exceptional patient care. This position is for a full
time day shift, working three 12-hour shifts from 7:00am - 7:30pm.
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of
your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of
benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and
financial security options so you can focus on being the best at
what you do and enjoying your life.
If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12 months of
experience, please apply to our New Nurse Experience openings.
About Banner Gateway Medical Center
Experience innovative technology and exceptional opportunities for
growth and development at Banner Health's state-of-the-art hospital
Banner Gateway Medical Center. With comprehensive electronic
medical records, physician order entry, digital radiography and
proprietary advanced patient monitoring, Banner Gateway provides
you with the innovative resources you need to provide your patients
with the best care possible. Our commitment to nursing excellence
has enabled us to achieve Magnet--- recognition by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center. Located near Phoenix in Gilbert,
Ariz., Banner Gateway Medical Center offers 176 private rooms,
eight operating suites, a 37-bed emergency department and shares a
campus with the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Key specialties
include oncology, obstetrics, bariatric surgery, emergency and
other services that focus on meeting the changing needs of the
dynamic and growing community we serve.
About Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Located in Gilbert, Ariz. (the Phoenix Metro area) on the Banner
Gateway Campus, the center provides world-class care for oncology
patients - both inpatient and outpatient - and has also brought
leading oncology programs to the Banner Gateway campus including
Stem Cell Transplantation and comprehensive Head & Neck cancer
care. Our capabilities include five linear accelerator vaults, a
brachytherapy vault, an advanced diagnostic imaging suite with
PET/CT scan, more than 50 infusion bays, a cryopreservation lab and
much more. Our inpatient medical oncology unit also incorporates a
program that utilizes the electronic surveillance partnership in
caring for the patient, where remote nurses have the ability to
interact with patients via two way audio-video to assist the
bedside nurse with patient care.
About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems
in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital
services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of
hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs,
physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate
professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier,
so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities,
and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner
Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
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
* 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
* 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 patients
* 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.
* 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.
* 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 patients response to treatment.
Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
* 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
* 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.
* In some roles, this position may supervise staff and work flow of
Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice,
temporary 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.
Bachelors degree preferred.Professional certification
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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