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Staff RN - Surgical Short Stay Unit (Days)

Company: OhioHealth
Location: Columbus
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

We are more than a health system. We are a belief system. We believe wellness and sickness are both part of a lifelong partnership, and that everyone could use an expert guide. We work hard, care deeply and reach further to help people uncover their own power to be healthy. We inspire hope. We learn, grow, and achieve more - in our careers and in our communities.Job Description Summary:Surgical Short Stay unit (SSU) primarily sees post-operative patients who require a 24 hour stay or less. We have several same day surgeries as well. The goal of our unit is to discharge patients quickly and safely once discharge criteria is met. Upon arrival to the unit, we set the expectation that the goals of our patients are to Walk, Eat (tolerate solid foods), Void spontaneously, and that pain is under control. Common Surgeries we see- Hysterectomy, hernia repair, Thyroidectomy, lap cholecystectomy, lap appendectomy, excision of endometriosis, robotic prostatectomy, nephrectomy, and transurethral resection of the prostate. We are primary care, meaning we do not have PSAs. Since our patients are only here for 24 hours, we do not need to give baths. Nurses are expected to get vitals, check blood sugars as ordered, track urine output, walk patients, and answer call lights.

We have an Administrative Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Manager, and a Clinical Leader for SSU.

This position provides general nursing care to patients and families along the health illness continuum in diverse health care settings while collaborating with the health care team. He/She is accountable for the practice of nursing as defined by the Ohio Board of Nursing.Minimum Qualifications:BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, RN - Registered Nurse - Ohio Board of NursingState Driver's License. RN - Registered Nurse BLS - Basic Life Support CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Field of Study: Nursing Years of Experience 0Work Shift:DayScheduled Weekly Hours :36DepartmentShort Stay Unit 1Join us!
... if your passion is to work in a caring environment
... if you believe that learning is a life-long process
... if you strive for excellence and want to be among the best in the healthcare industryEqual Employment OpportunityOhioHealth is an equal opportunity employer and fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. OhioHealth does not discriminate against associates or applicants because of race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, military status, pregnancy, disability, marital status, familial status, or other characteristics protected by law. Equal employment is extended to all person in all aspects of the associate-employer relationship including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, discipline, reduction in staff, termination, assignment of benefits, and any other term or condition of employment -

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