This job opportunity is for an RN working in Med/Surg
Full Time Days or Nights
Registered Nurses deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process. Nurses collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Nurses effectively interact with patients and significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing. Registered Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Due to the broad range of medical conditions they encounter, they must be well-versed in a large variety of health conditions.
Registered Nurses have a professional obligation to participate in committee activities, surveys, and improvement initiatives. In addition, Registered Nurses must uphold the standards of the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
Primary patient population: General Surgery (appendectomies, Cholecystectomies, hernia repairs, trauma), ENT (tracheostomies, thyroidectomies), Plastics (skin grafts, reconstructions), Urology (TURPS, nephrectomies), Colorectal (resections, ostomies), GYN overflow (mastectomies, hysterectomies), CV (femoral popliteal bypasses, thoracotomies), overflow orthopedic surgery, overflow medical patients (PNA, GIB, DM, ARF, CHF, sepsis, PVD, UTI, COPD
Skills/equipment: post-operative nursing, blood administration, wound care, IV skills, mediports, CVLs, chest tubes, NGTs, JP drains and other surgical drains, Foley catheters, bladder irrigation, ostomy care, wound vacs, PCAs, PCEAs, IV therapy, pain management, G-tubes, J-tubes, trach care
ABOUT THE AREA:
Are you ready to move to Abilene, Texas? The median home is average 100k while a one bedroom apartment is around $800. There are two independent school districts and many options for private schools pk-12. This Central City has a healthy living style and is popular among the younger persons and to raise a family.
Along with some green pastures, you can enjoy the abundant wildlife, history, art, theatre, shopping, annual rodeos, festivals, the zoo, amazing eats, museums, parks, spas, barbeque, brews, The Storybook Capital of America and more.
In Abilene, the summers are hot, humid and mostly clear. The winters are short, dry, cold and almost never goes below 22 degrees.
Forth Worth is 2 hours east
Dallas is 2.45 hours east
San Antonio is 4 hours
Oklahoma City is 4 hours northeast
Albuquerque is 7 hours north west