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Caldwell, ID, United States

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.


We are seeking a Ortho/Spine Nurse for our center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!


West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) provides a small-town, friendly environment with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care. Located in Caldwell, Idaho, this 150-bed facility comes nationally accredited and consistently awarded for performance and clinical outcomes. The WVMC team is comprised of 800 employees and volunteers, and based within a three-story hospital and several off-site community clinics. WVMC offers a full-spectrum of services, including state-of-the-art cardiology, 24/7 emergency care, advanced orthopedics, robot-assisted surgery, pediatrics, mental health, and women’s services. In 2017 WVMC was named among the Top 100 Hospitals for the fourth consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics.
 
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity

WVMC is part of HCA’s network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country. HCA and WVMC are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees. 
 

Located within The Treasure of the Valley, WVMC stands as a pillar of excellence for our friendly community. Caldwell offers a family-friendly culture with walking paths, recreational parks, two golf courses, the Boise River and a short commute to Boise and countless outdoor adventures

 

RN Ortho/Spine: Full-Time Days

 

Under the direction of the Unit Director and the Charge Nurse cares for the ortho/spine  patients.  Performs related assessments, procedures and treatments, evaluations and updates of patient plan of care that assures and maintains high quality care for all assigned patients.

  1. Performs thorough assessments of the assigned surgical patients.  Assessments include obtaining patient history, assessing body systems, outcomes of treatments and procedures performed and the psychosocial needs of the patient.  Assessment of patient family needs during death and dying.  Incorporates age-specific factors in provision of care.  Performs age-specific nursing assessments, assesses age-specific safety issues (e.g., plans care with frequent breaks for elderly patients, implements appropriate skin care to maintain skin integrity) and appropriately interprets age-specific patient data and responses.
  2. Safely and effectively performs basic level procedures and treatments, maintaining sterile and aseptic technique for assigned patients, including but not limited to: safe effective medication administration, insertion of peripheral intravenous catheters, care and maintenance of the peripheral intravenous catheters, insertion of nasogastric tubes, care and maintenance of the nasogastric tubes, care and maintenance of gastric tubes, insertion of urological catheters, care and maintenance of urological catheters, care of surgical drains, perform surgical/incisional care, perform wound care, perform decubitus care, perform orthopedic traction and cast care.  Provide support and care for patient and family during the death and dying experience.
  3. Performs Orthopedic/spine neurological extremity assessments. Nurse does the following:

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!


Qualifications

Associate degree in nursing required.  Bachelors degree preferred.

Current Idaho Registered Nurse License  or RN Compact license is required.

CPR  and ACLS required

Ability to manage multiple priorities, effective problem resolution skills, ability to communicate effectively with multiple levels in the organization including patients, families, physicians, supervisors, directors and other department representatives.



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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Facility: West Valley Medical Group
Job ID: 00092-4292
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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