RN - Med/Surg - Days (Candidate Sign On Bonus $10,000.00)


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Klamath Falls
United States of America




POSITION TITLE:  RN II - Post Surgical Services


Provides patient and family focused care as defined by licensure, as part of the health care team, in accordance with corporate mission, policies, procedures, and department philosophy.  Applies current and established standards for professional nursing practice. 


  • Demonstrates and applies an in-depth knowledge of nursing principles, practices, standards and techniques.
  • Applies nursing knowledge in accordance with corporate and procedures and adheres to policies and procedures of the department and Medical Center.
  • Maintains a current awareness of the abilities and limitations of each staff member and assigns duties appropriate to each individual.
  • Demonstrates patients plan of care by setting outcomes, follow through and documents progress/lack of progress and teaching efforts during every shift worked.
  • Assesses the patient and implements appropriate nursing actions to meet the patient’s physical, emotional, spiritual, social and intellectual needs; documents those needs with appropriate multidisciplinary approach, in a clear, concise, objective and legible way.
  • Maintains an active involvement in issues of cost containment at all times. 
  • Demonstrates ability to identify and solve problems using critical thinking and professional judgment.
  • Demonstrates an ability to communicate effectively using pertinent data with physicians, patients, families and peers.
  • Demonstrates a positive role in evaluating, correcting and re-directing patient care staff as needed.
  • Effective and accurate and timely communication of problems and participation in resolution.
  • Serves as clinical resource person to staff members in their daily activities.
  • Initiates, supports, modifies and improves nursing practice in providing patient care as departmental goals / objectives change and as nursing practice dictates.
  • Regularly reviews work in progress to ensure care is proceeding as schedules.  Involves patient and families in education and preparation for discharge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and effectively utilize time management techniques.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements





Basic nursing skills; Terminology, theory, techniques and practices of professional nursing including the normal conditions of the specialty to which assigned; Concepts of medical, surgical asepsis and disease processes;  Effective communication skills in writing and speaking;  Skills essential to the position are efficiency in care management, flexibility with priorities and activity; Demonstrated skills in analyzing problems, decision-making, planning and implementing action; Knowledge of and ability to use specialized equipment for assigned unit; Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients and their families, physicians, and fellow co-workers; Demonstrate leadership abilities and be able to counsel and guide employees as necessary; Courteous and accountable, with maturity to accept responsibility for self;  Demonstrates active listening skills and is objective and impartial; Demonstrate a calm, sure demeanor and be able to prioritize appropriately in a multi-tasks, busy, acute care environment; Adaptive to a multi-cultural, multi-lingual patient and staff population. 



Must be in good general health, be able to frequently stoop, bend, and reach.  Must be able to withstand constant walking, standing, lifting at least 50 pounds or more, push/pull regulation hospital equipment, occasional sitting.  Must be able to function during periods of stress, trauma and/or disease. Demonstrate knowledge of and practice of safe body mechanics and willing to be flexible, within reason, to meet the staffing needs of an assigned unit.

Pay Rate:  $38.61 - $56.85