The competent RN has mastered basic technical and organizational nursing skills within an inpatient setting. He or she is skilled in evaluating patient responses and uses past experiences in providing care. Patients and families are viewed holistically, there is a focus on outcomes, and care is delivered using a systematic approach. The competent RN is able to make decisions guided by limited experience, as well as policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. He or she consults with other members of the healthcare team when necessary. At the competent level, the RN can comfortably care for patients in his or her clinical area.
YRMC's 37-bed emergency department is staffed by physicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and serves as the base hospital for the area's Emergency Medical System. The YRMC Emergency Department staff treats more than 72,000 patients each year, making it one of the busiest emergency departments in Arizona. In addition to delivering round-the-clock emergency care that includes respiratory therapy, radiology and a pharmacy, YRMC's emergency department offers: An electronic patient tracking system that helps speed the registration process and provides the YRMC staff with vital patient medical information. Immediate access to the Cardiac Catheterization Lab for patients with suspected heart attacks. Comprehensive stroke care that enables YRMC physicians to use telemedicine technology to conduct real-time consultations with a Mayo Clinic neurologist when necessary. Air ambulance service to trauma centers in Phoenix and Tucson for the treatment of patients with severe injuries.
Education Required: Arizona or compact state RN License; BCLS; Advanced Life Support Certification(s) as appropriate & required for assigned department.
Experience Required: Computer proficiency (must be able to pass computer proficiency assessment)
Experience Preferred: Refer to unit specific job requirements; Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic record systems
Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is a model regional medical center located in Yuma, Arizona — a Colorado River city. As a 406-bed acute care facility, we're known nationally for our cutting edge technology and excellent patient care, and we are no stranger to innovation! Our unparalleled focus on coordinated healthcare services supports our mission to improve the health and well-being of indiv...iduals. And, now, our patient-centric Electronic Medical Record (EHR) initiative is a shining example of our continuous quest for the best in patient care!Located equal distance between Phoenix and San Diego and within minutes of Mexico, Yuma is a thriving community situated along the Colorado River. With golfing, year round swimming, biking, tennis and more, you will be able to enjoy all that the desert southwest has to offer. Yuma is a family oriented community with excellent public and private school options as well as universities in town. Famous for the Dunes, unique outdoor activities in the sand dunes and on the Colorado River, Yuma is the ideal place to put down roots. Come join the growing YRMC staff and enjoy the best of all worlds while residing in an affordable area with a wonderful quality of life. The YRMC team includes over 2,000 employees, 300 doctors and hundreds of volunteers who work closely together to create a welcoming, caring, and compassionate environment for patients and their families.YRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes a healthy lifestyle as a drug and tobacco-free employer.