Nurse - Orthopedic/Neurology Surgical
This hospital is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, this hospital comprises five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers.
Top Reasons to Love This Job: 1. Great nurse : patient ratios 2. Great opportunity to join this department in a brand new patient tower with state of the art technology and world class patient care. 3. Fantastic opportunity for a new nurse to join a Magnet hospital and gain immediate, hands-on experience 4. Beautiful hospital, expanding services, and a beautiful part of the country 5. Relocation assistance, benefits, tuition assistance, and shift differentials Top "Must Have Skills for This Job: 1. An SD RN or ADN license or the ability to obtain a license 2. The ability to communicate well and build productive relationships with both patients and other members of the healthcare team 3. A desire to experience acute care and provide excellent patient care Department Description: The Orthopedics/Neurology/Surgical (ONS) Unit will be located in a brand new patient tower with state of the art technology. The patient population includes those with bone injuries, elective joint replacements, and trauma patients with orthopedic and other injuries. ONS also cares for general surgical patients including abdominal surgery, lung surgery, ear/nose/throat surgery, weight control surgery, and genitourinary surgery. Patients who have had brain or spine surgery, stroke patients, head injury patients, seizure patients, and patients with other neurological diagnoses may also be cared for in the unit. Work Hours: Varied – 24-hour continuum of care in an acute care setting. 12-hour day or night shifts. Initially works 50% of weekends as a new employee. Holiday rotation is every other holiday. Work schedule customized with unit longevity.