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Tenet Healthcare RN Lactation Full Time Days St. Joseph's in Tucson, Arizona

Carondelet’s St. Joseph’s Hospital (located at 350 N. Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85711) provides a full range of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services. Established in 1961, St. Joseph’s Hospital is a premiere medical campus serving Tucson and the Southwest. St. Joseph’s is home to the Carondelet Neurological Institute and the Carondelet Joint Replacement Center. Here you’ll find one of the region’s most comfortable labor and delivery units as well as high-quality care and customer service in programs such as cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, wound care, stroke, diabetes, emergency medicine and rehabilitation. The 486-bed facility is an accredited Chest Pain Center, has been recognized by the American Heart and Stroke Association with a Get with the Guidelines Award for stroke care, and has nationally-certified Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs.

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.

POSITION 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

-Supervision

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION

License Required: Valid current Arizona Nursing License or compact state license and ability to become Arizona Licensed in 30 days.

Certification Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) - Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and IBLAC Required within six months of hire 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.

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Job: Nursing

Organization: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital

Title: RN Lactation Full Time Days St. Joseph's

Location: AZ-Tucson

Requisition ID: 2105013723

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