Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse (Med-Surg RN)
The Medical Surgical Unit provides an exciting opportunity for RN’s who are self-motivated, energetic, compassionate and are looking for new challenges in a supportive, trans disciplinary environment. The goal on our Medical/Surgical Unit is to provide world class patient family centered care that includes high quality, holistic, compassionate evidence based nursing care.
•Bachelor’s or Associates degree in nursing.
•Two year of clinical experience in a hospital setting.
•Excellent communication skills.
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to multitask with attention to detail and accuracy.
•Ability to adapt quickly to an often stressful environment.
•Ability to work well with others; excellent interpersonal skills
Qualified candidates will possess the following characteristics:
Critical-Thinking Skills: Nurses will need to assess a patient's health, as well as detect changes in symptoms, health or pain, and will need to know when action is necessary.
Compassion: Must be sympathetic to patient needs and be able to deal with people in various states of pain, trauma and tragedy.
Attention to Detail: Nurses will help doctors operate, administer medicines and work with specific treatments.
Organizational Skills: Nurses will face multiple patients, with differing needs, stages of health and risk factors. Therefore, being organized and knowing how to prioritize is essential.
Calm Under Pressure: Being able to effectively function in emergency situations will be necessary.
Communication Skills: Nurses communicate directly with patients who are scared, in pain or in shock. Family members will have questions and want answers. As a nurse, being a patient listener and good communicator to help keep everyone calm and facilitate understanding is a must.