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New Graduate Nurse Resident - Med/Surg Observation

Company: Norman Regional Health System
Location: Jones
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview: Compensation / Benefits

  • $20/hr.
  • Rate will increase after passing NCLEX.
  • Evening differential $2.50/hr.
  • Night differential $3.00/hr.
  • Weekend differential $3.00/hr.
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, scholarship opportunities, retirement plans, free parking, and opportunities for advancementOur Med/Surg Observation Unit is a fast paced 16 bed telemetry/medical-surgical unit. - Common problems seen in our unit include chest pain, syncope, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, and diabetes. - Our nurse patient ratio ranges from 4-6 patients depending on acuity. - Our care team includes a charge nurse and unit assistants with support from respiratory, lab, and case management departments. - We orient new nurses to our unit by providing an orientation program with a dedicated preceptor team, complemented by classroom courses, and a nurse residency program for new graduates. Take the next step of your Nursing journey and join our amazing Med/Surg Observation Unit, where our Nurses always deliver professional and compassionate care. Responsibilities:
    • Upon completion of an accredited nursing program and under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, provides general nursing care and coordinates patient care through the life span for all patients. Qualifications: Education
      • -Provide documentation of completion of a program of registered nursing and eligibility to write the licensure examination in Oklahoma.
      • -The graduate may continue to be employed in a Nurse Resident role until licensed, provided that the first licensure examination is taken within 90 days - -after graduation and the examination is passed within 6 months of graduation, on either the first or the second attempt.
      • -If the examination is failed after the second attempt, the Nurse Resident can no longer remain in the Nurse Resident position.
      • Graduates of registered nursing program with concurrent LPN license will also be placed in Nurse Resident role. Experience
        • Completion of an accredited nursing program.(Above requirements can be met by the equivalent combination of education and experience). -Licensure / Certification
          • Active Oklahoma LPN license or active Multistate LPN/LVN license, if applicable.
          • Basic Life Support (BLS) training or re-training is required during orientation prior to providing patient care.
          • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) is required to be maintained thru re-training for duration of employment.
          • Complete the 1yr Vizient Nurse Residency Program.

Keywords: Norman Regional Health System, Midwest City , New Graduate Nurse Resident - Med/Surg Observation, Healthcare , Jones, Oklahoma

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