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Nurse Orthopedics

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Henderson
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


As the community's only not-for-profit, faith-based health care system; Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and its more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters' mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest health care systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

This unit cares for primarily patients who have undergone total hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement, besides which medical-surgical, OBGYN patients are admitted in the unit. We take care of med-tele patients as well. The Joint Replacement Center at Siena has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its total hip and total knee replacement programs by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. In addition, we have achieved Certification from the Joint Commission in 2010. The Joint Replacement program consists of dedicated team members including Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Joint Replacement Coordinator, and a nursing team comprising of a Nursing Manager, Joint Replacement Program Coordinator, Charge RN's, RN's and CNA's. Here in this unit it is all about patient safety, patient satisfaction, team work, and collaboration. Our mission in each joint replacement surgery is clear: to safely help patients regain as much mobility as possible thereby restoring quality of life and fostering a more active, healthy, and happy lifestyle. For those work here it is a home away from home.



Position Summary:

The registered nurse employs critical thinking to integrate objective data with knowledge gained from an assessment of the subjective experiences of patients. Registered nurses use this critical thinking process to apply the best available evidence and research data to the processes of diagnosis and treatment.

* Nurses continually evaluate quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and seek to optimize outcomes. * Medical/clinical knowledge, technical and clinical skills, clinical judgment, interpersonal skills and communication as indicated in the current Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals are essential components of nursing practice.

* This position is represented by CNA and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.



Minimum Qualifications:

* One (1) year experience as an RN in an acute care setting or successful completion of applicable clinical and didactic SRDH specialty training course(s) or program.

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

* RN - Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada.

* CT CPRBLS - Basic Life Support - AHA

Preferred Qualifications:

* One (1) year acute care experience, preferably with an orthopedic focus.

* Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

* Certification in Specialty Area.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Henderson , Nurse Orthopedics, Other , Henderson, Nevada

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