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Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient DOU - Direct Observation Unit - $31-52 per hour

Company: Banner Health
Location: Tempe
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Banner Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Outpatient DOU - Direct Observation Unit for a nursing job in Gilbert, Arizona.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: DOU - Direct Observation Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: StaffPrimary City/State:Gilbert, ArizonaDepartment Name: Work Shift: NightJob Category:Nursing* 15K Sign-on BonusNursing 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. - The Outpatient Observation Unit -at Banner Gateway Medical Center & MD Anderson Cancer Center is an extension of the Emergency Department and is a 23-bed unit. Observation medicine encompasses the management of appropriate patients for a timeframe of 6 to 24 hours in order to assess their need for inpatient admission or discharge them home. This is a fast paced unit with high patient turnover and a diverse patient population. The Observation Unit is also utilized for In patient transitions to the floor during high volumes/capacity constraints to enhance effective and efficient throughput process. -We are a Magnet Status, fully electronic medical center offering the ideal environment for patient and family-focused care. - It is the next generation of hospital care within a healing environment designed to enhance patient outcomes, patient healing and patient safety. -As a Registered Nurse on our OOU, you will be in strong partnership and collaboration with our cohesive staff of healthcare professionals. You will be taking care of patients in a fast-paced environment that requires critical thinking and strong assessment skills. If you want the opportunity to expand your skill set, broaden your experience in nursing, and make a difference in the lives of community, the Observation Unit, OOU is a great career path for you. - Additionally, we have Advance Practice Providers (NP or PA) who are present 24/7 to direct patient care. -You will have the opportunity utilize our self-scheduling tool for shift and weekend coverage. Enjoy an 18%-night shift differential and a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential. -This is a full time 7p-7a opportunity.* $15,000 Sign-On Bonus -offered to candidates with 12 months Acute Care RN experience with a 24 month agreement.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.POSITION SUMMARY
    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 assigned patients.
    CORE FUNCTIONS
    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 policy.
    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 status.
    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 when appropriate.
    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.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    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 Hospital, BTMC Behavioral, Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University Medical Center Phoenix campus must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. This is a requirement of the Whole Family Counseling Program held at this specific facility. Employees working in the Banner McKee Senior Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit must possess an Colorado Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working in any Banner Staffing (BSS) Behavioral Health role in Arizona must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Bachelor's degree preferred. Professional certification preferred.
    Additional related education aBanner Health Job ID #R. Posted job title: registered nurse rn outpatient observationAbout Banner HealthAbout Banner HealthBanner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in thecountry and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all thecommunities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary carehealth centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, ourskilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to makehealth care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, careeropportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Bannerjourney unique and fulfilling for every employee.
    Our MissionBanner's nonprofit mission statement serves as the foundational language forour organization. "Making health care easier, so life can be better." Thismission statement focuses everyone in the organization on a singular purpose- excellent patient care. In addition, our mission guides decision making,defines organizational behavior, set the standards for our day-to-day work,and drives performance.
    Our DiversityAt Banner Health, we value and celebrate equity, diversity and inclusion bypromoting and cultivating a culturally rich workforce honored to serve, supportand provide services to our diverse communities. We respect and value thevarious backgrounds and differences among our team members that allowsthem to be who they are. We believe leveraging these unique perspectives,experiences and talents not only enhances our Banner family, but supportsour effectiveness and success as an organization. With a strong focus on ourtalent, culture and community, we provide opportunities internally andexternally through:
    --- Programs focusing on our talent pipeline.
    --- Team Member Resource Groups that offer team member development,community outreach, and resources for well-being.
    --- Diversity, equity and inclusion education available through facilitator ledvirtual platforms.
    --- Collaborating with community partners to bring accurate healthinformation and resources to our underserved communities.
    --- Focusing on health disparities and social determinants of health.Benefits
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Health Care FSA
    • Discount program
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Health savings account

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