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Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical

Job Description
Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island?s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) ? gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) ? gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) ? gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
The Medical Surgical department provides competent and safe care to patients admitted for acute nursing interventions of 24 hours or more within surgical/medical and oncology services. Our highly trained and professional staff treats people recovering from serious illness, orthopedic problems and major surgery. Medication and treatments are provided in a warm and caring environment that facilitates patient recovery.
As a Registered Nurse for our Medical Surgical department you will have the opportunity to support physician staff within this high-intensity unit, where you will provide quality nursing care to patients in accordance with accepted standards and hospital policy, and coordinate care planning with other disciplines. We are looking for someone warm and motivated, with strong patient care and communication skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai?i?s people.
Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Work Schedule: Rotating - 12 Hours
Work Type: Per Diem
FTE: 0.250000
Bargaining Unit: Hawaii Nurses Association
Exempt: No
Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai?i Registered Nurse License. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor?s degree in Nursing or related field. One (1) year recent acute care Registered Nurse experience in Medical/Surgical.
EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets
Position Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical
Category Nursing
Employment Type Employee
Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Req ID 9965


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