We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Medical Surgical Nurse to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for patient care, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in healthcare, we encourage you to apply.
- Deliver comprehensive patient care in a medical-surgical setting
- Execute physician-prescribed medications and treatments
- Monitor, record, and report patient vital signs and health progress
- Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare providers to formulate and execute patient care plans
- Educate patients and their families on disease management, treatments, and home care techniques
- Maintain complete and updated patient records
- Uphold hospital policies, procedures and comply with state and federal regulations
The Medical Surgical Nurse plays a critical role in providing high-quality patient care in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. This role requires strong clinical skills, excellent communication abilities, and a commitment to patient safety and satisfaction. The Medical Surgical Nurse will work closely with physicians, other nurses, and support staff to ensure that patients receive the best possible care.
- Assess patient's health condition and draft personalized care plans
- Execute physician-prescribed treatments and medications, including IV therapy and wound care
- Monitor, document, and report patient's vital statistics
- Assist in diagnostic procedures, including blood draws and X-rays
- Collaborate with the healthcare team to develop and execute patient care plans
- Educate and support patients and their families about the disease, treatments, and self-care
- Provide emotional comfort and support to patients and their families
- Comply with hospital policies, procedures, and regulatory standards
Requirements and Skills:
- Active nursing license in good standing
- Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) preferred
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in a medical-surgical setting
- Strong clinical skills, including IV therapy and wound care
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
- Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team
- Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
This is a full-time position with varying shifts, including days, evenings, and weekends.
Medical-surgical patients can have a wide range of diagnoses and conditions, including post-operative care, chronic illnesses, and acute medical conditions.
We provide comprehensive orientation and ongoing training to ensure that all staff members have the skills and knowledge necessary to provide high-quality patient care.
Review and Approval:
This job description has been reviewed and approved by the appropriate personnel.