RN / Registered Nurse - Surgery - Full Time - Days
Posted on: November 20, 2023
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible
*Candidates must be external -and have at least 1 year of
Registered Nurse experience -to be eligible for the Sign-on
ProMedica's Mission is to improve your health and well-being.
That's evident the minute you walk through the doors of -ProMedica
Defiance Regional Hospital. Located about 60 miles southwest of
Toledo in Defiance, Ohio, our facility was constructed in 2002 and
designed to promote a healing environment. It also has
state-of-the-art technology and private rooms that feel like a home
away from home.
Being a community-based hospital, we also have a professional
office building where you'll find many primary and specialty
doctors. In addition, we're a critical-access hospital and
accredited by the Joint Commission, the industry leader in setting
healthcare standards. We're also an accredited Chest Pain Center
and Level III trauma center.
RNs play a vital role in collaboration and implementation of the
continuum of care for our patients. We are looking for candidates
that want to use their critical thinking and problem solving skills
to make a true difference in their patient's health and personal
Our RNs assess, plan, implement, evaluate and document outcomes
related to nursing diagnosis and patient care problems for each
patient. - They will collaborate with all members of the health
care team to promote a seamless patient care continuum. They will
also provide a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for
all patients and their significant other(s). We expect all our team
members to stay current in their field of specialty by actively
participating in continuing education and maintaining
certifications and annual competencies.
The -Registered Nurse -assesses, plans, implements and evaluates
the nursing care provided to a group of patients. - This nurse
leads the nursing team members in the care as directed by the
attending physician and in collaboration with other health care
providers in accordance with the philosophy and policies of
ProMedica Acute Care Hospitals. - Actively participates in the
creation of an environment that fosters patient, family, physician
and employee satisfaction. - - Ensures decisions made are based on
patient and family centered care philosophy utilizing evidenced
based practices, and focused on safety, customer satisfaction, and
quality outcomes. -
Scope of Service: -The Registered Nurse provides nursing care to
individuals and groups which require specialized knowledge,
judgment, and skill derived from the principles of biological,
physical, behavioral, social, spiritual/cultural, and nursing
sciences. - The Registered Nurse functions within the full scope of
nursing practice as noted by the Board of Nursing of their
designated state for which they are practicing in addition to
compliance with any of the hospitals accrediting bodies. -
- Current Ohio license as a Registered Nurse.
- Maintains BCLS and other certifications required by the job,
- Apply the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
appropriate to the age of the patients served (i.e.: - infant,
pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric) as written in the
- Coordinates patients plan of care through effective
- Utilizes appropriate techniques necessary to control / prevent
- Employs critical thinking skills and sound judgment in all
aspects of care.
- Initiates emergency care as necessary.
- Addresses patient/family education needs considering patient
level of comprehension, style of learning, and discharge
- Follows proper chain of command when issues/problems arise and
demonstrates appropriate follow-through.
- Displays professionalism at all times and maintains patient
- Demonstrates sound clinical skills and judgment.
- Ability to critique own daily practice for error and pursue
Competencies, Skills, Training & Abilities
--- Complies with nursing process.
--- Ability to respond effectively and efficiently to critical
situations involving patients, personnel, and visitors in a
--- Performs basic nursing skills competently.
--- Ability to evaluate own daily practice for errors and pursue
--- Engages in the changing environment and is open to new
--- Functions as a dependable team member, assisting when requested
or when the need is obvious.
--- Communicates effectively and empathetically with all members of
the healthcare team including patients. - -
--- Responsible for continued professional growth and development
and competency. -
--- Navigate and retrieve information from the computer and
healthcare record. -
--- Current State license as a Registered Nurse.
--- Current CPR training.
--- Specialty certifications as required.
--- BSN preferred.
--- The RN in Ohio must complete twenty-four contact hours of
continuing education during his/her licensure period. - At least 1
hour of contact hours must be related to Chapter 4723 of the Ohio
nurse practice code and rules.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
--- Demonstrates knowledge and use of standard precautions and
--- Demonstrates knowledge and use of safe patient handling
--- Must be able to tolerate exposure to dust, fumes, chemicals,
temperature changes, and exposure to blood borne pathogens and
--- Must be able to attain all health requirements as identified by
the organization (i.e., PPD, respirator training, vaccines, as
--- Must be able to move about hospital and between workstations,
and prolonged periods of standing. - **
--- Must be able to frequently move, lift or carry light to heavy
patients or equipment. **
--- Must be able to lift medium materials, non-material handling;
continuous standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching;
frequent pushing, pulling, and squatting.
- Occasional sitting, stairs, and kneeling. **
The above list of accountabilities is intended to describe the
general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; it
should not be considered exhaustive.
ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare
organizational headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. - For more
information, please visit -
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
-without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry,
religion, -sex/gender (including pregnancy), -sexual orientation,
gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental
disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship,
familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally
protected category. In compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability
and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a
job with ProMedica, please contact -
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace
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