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Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg

Company: Samaritan Health Services
Location: Albany
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

Sign on Bonus: $5,000Relocation Allowance (up to): $10,000Samaritan Albany General HospitalReq #: 65707Albany, OR.9 (72 hrs/pp) - NightAGH Med SurgRemote Status: NoSalary Range: $42.87 - $64.85*Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSEThe Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, age-appropriate, direct and indirect patient care, while practicing within the scope of practice of the Oregon State Board of Nursing.DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTIONThe Medical Surgical unit specializes in the care of acutely ill adults and of those who require surgery both emergent and elective. Medical Surgical patients are given the highest standards of professional care by registered nurses and nurse assistants. Specialty certification in Medical Surgical Nursing is strongly encouraged and supported.EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONSCurrent unencumbered Oregon RN license required.Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIESSocial Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues.PHYSICAL DEMANDSRarely(1 - 10% of the time)Occasionally(11 - 33% of the time)Frequently(34 - 66% of the time)Continually(67 - 100% of the time)LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 LbsLIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 - 40 LbsSQUATStatic (hold > 30 sec)KNEEL(on knees)ROTATE TRUNKSittingSITLIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 LbsLIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 LbsLIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 LbsLIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 LbsLIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 LbsLIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 LbsLIFT(Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 LbsCARRY1-handed, 0 - 20 poundsCARRY2-handed, 20 - 40 poundsCARRY2-handed, 40 - 60 poundsSQUATRepetitiveREACH- UpwardPUSH(20-40 pounds force)PULL(20-40 pounds force)STANDWALK - LEVEL SURFACECARRY2-handed, 0 - 20 poundsBEND FORWARDat waistROTATE TRUNKStandingREACH -ForwardMANUAL DEXTERITYHands/wristsFINGER DEXTERITYPINCHFingersGRASPHand/FistPUSH(0-20 pounds force)PULL(0-20 pounds force)None specified

Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Albany , Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg, Healthcare , Albany, Oregon

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