University of South Alabama Registered Nurse in Mobile, Alabama
Emergency Room MC, AL
USA Medical Center
H00588, H01711, H01567
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.
Utilizes the nursing process to assess patients, plan individualized care, identify expected outcomes, and implement and evaluate nursing interventions for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients; performs therapeutic and/or diagnostic procedures as ordered; administers medications including controlled substances by all routes; demonstrates CPR according to the American Heart Association standards; utilizes proper body mechanics when moving, positioning, and transferring patients and when moving equipment necessary to perform essential functions; adheres to Hospital Policies and to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; starts IV's and assists with emergency childbirth; performs triage duties to include prioritization of patient care; utilizes all central venous access devices, performs venipuncture for blood tests and IV access, and accesses arterial lines; ability to work during internal and external disasters; performs hazardous decontamination of patients; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families and health care team in person and via telephone; responds to overhead pages; serves as Charge Nurse when assigned; accesses and accurately maintains electronic and paper medical records; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined including overtime and call as required; related duties as required.
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.
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