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Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
 Tucson, AZ

Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital (located at 1601 W. St. Mary’s Road, Tucson, AZ 85745) is recognized as a destination hospital for the most modern and minimally-invasive heart and vascular surgery, advanced stroke care, unique and personalized cancer treatment, and emergency care. Established in 1880, St. Mary’s Hospital is Southern Arizona’s longest continually operating hospital. It is home to the Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute and The Carondelet Breast Center and is recognized as a destination hospital for the most modern and minimally invasive heart and vascular surgery, advanced stroke and emergency care. St. Mary’s offers every patient individualized care, personal attention by compassionate caregivers and some of the finest physicians and surgeons available.

Why Carondelet…

When you join Carondelet’s Community Built on Care, our family of nurses, doctors, staff and healthcare specialists are dedicated to providing expert, compassionate care for all the families of Southern Arizona and the surrounding communities. We’ve been caring for you and your loved ones for more than 135 years — right here, in this great community of ours. So this is our home too. Caring, nurturing and helping heal friends, loved ones and neighbors of Southern Arizona is our passion, and we’re honored to have the opportunity to serve you. From emergency services and heart care to orthopedics, advanced stroke treatment and more, we’re focused on providing you with expert care combined with a healthy dose of attentiveness and kindness. Carondelet Health Network. A community built on care.

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

Assessment - An RN uses a systematic, dynamic way to collect and analyze data about a patient, the first step in delivering nursing care. Assessment includes not only physiological data, but also psychological, sociocultural, spiritual, economic, and life-style factors as well.

-Initial assessment

-Re-assessment

-Focused assessment based on patient condition, setting and population

Problem Identification - Problem identification is the nurse’s clinical judgment about the patient’s response to actual or potential health conditions or needs.

Planning and Outcomes – Based on the assessment and problem identification, the nurse sets measurable and achievable short- and long-range goals in collaboration with the patient and family. Assessment data, problem identification, and goals are written in the patient’s care plan so that nurses as well as other health professionals caring for the patient have access to it.

-Establishing daily goals with the patient and family

-Formulating a plan of care

-Transition or Discharge planning

Implementation – Nursing care is implemented according to the care plan, so continuity of care for the patient during hospitalization and in preparation for discharge is assured. Care is documented in the patient’s record.

-Ensures patient safety

-Medication administration

-Provision of ordered treatments

-Patient/Family education

-Provision of nursing care

-Documentation in healthcare record

Evaluation – Both the patient’s status and the effectiveness of the nursing care must be continuously evaluated, and the care plan modified as needed.

Care Coordination – Actions initiated by nurses with patients, families, and/or members of their healthcare team to manage and correct the sequence, timing, and/or effectiveness of patient care from admission to discharge.

-Delegation

-Supervison

-Prioritization

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION

Required:Valid current Arizona Nursing License or compact state license and ability to become Arizona Licensed in 30 days. Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association

Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) or others as required by individual department.

EDUCATION

Required: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. Continuing education requirements as defined within the CARE program.

Preferred: Bachelors of Science in Nursing

WORK EXPERIENCE

Required: One (1) year as an RN.

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