RN - Med/Surg - FT - Nights - up to $20,000 Sign-on-Bonus (Step Down experi

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Job Description

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.


Are you looking to join a hospital delivering unmatched patient care? Enjoy working with an incredible team? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

What We Stand For:

Woodland Heights Medical Center is committed to the delivery of consistent quality services in a safe and fiscally responsible manner that meet the needs of patients, physicians, employees, and our community; and to the maintenance of an environment that encourages individual development, teamwork and pride with compassion and respect for each person.


What We Are Looking For:

Woodland Heights Medical Center Med/Surg Department is now hiring a full-time Registered Nurse to work in our thriving 149-bed acute care hospital. Our Med/Surg RNs provide care for patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation. The Med/Surg RN collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Due to the broad range of medical conditions Med/Surg Nurses will encounter, they must be well versed in a large variety of health conditions.


What does a Registered Nurse in a Med/Surg Unit Do?

As a Registered Nurse in the Med/Surg Unit with Woodland Heights Medical Center, you will spend your time…

Job Duties:

  • Preparing and administering (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and recording prescribed medications.
  • Educating patients on surgical procedures.
  • Recording patients’ medical information and vital signs.
  • Monitoring and adjusting specialized equipment used on patients, and interpreting and recording electronic displays.
  • Initiating corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology.
  • Providing bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post surgery patients.
  • Changing dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs.
  • Preparing equipment and aiding physician during examination and treatment of patient.


What’s In It For You:

Joining the WHMC team gives you an unmatched experience of being a part of something larger, growth potential, full benefits package, competitive salary, etc.


Which Qualifications Do You Need? In order to set you up for success, you need the basics of…

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing/ Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Certified as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • Also you must have current BLS, ACLS
  • Familiarity with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures


Working Hours:

  • 6:00 to 6:00 (12 hour shift for night shift)
  • Weekends and Holidays as required
  • 1:6 ratio


Who We Are:

Established in 1919, Woodland Heights Medical Center was Lufkin’s first hospital. Now, a century later, Woodland Heights is recognized throughout Deep East Texas as the leading provider of high quality, innovative health care services. Accommodating a wide range of clinical specialties, Woodland Heights has achieved excellence in key medical and surgical areas including cardiology, pulmonology, neurology, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine/rehabilitation, vascular surgery and obstetrics and gynecology. Woodland Heights also offers a full range of outpatient diagnostic services including advanced imaging, laboratory, outpatient surgery and emergency services. Through its Rehabilitation Center, Woodland Heights offers cardiac rehabilitation, stroke recovery and physical, occupational, speech and pelvic floor rehabilitation. The facility also houses the first Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the deep East Texas area.   Combining modern facilities, leading technology, an exceptional staff and a commitment to the communities it serves, Woodland Heights Medical Center remains at the forefront of quality health care in Deep East Texas.  


What We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials
  • Medical (BCBS), Dental (Delta Dental), Vision (VSP)
  • Critical Illness, Short and Long Term Disability
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • CHS Hospital Discount
  • Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Education Assistance
  • Bedside Nursing Loan Repayment
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Additional perks and discounts


About Lufkin:

Situated in East Texas is Lufkin where companies and people feel welcomed and at home. Conveniently located near major cities like Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and Shreveport, Lufkin benefits from connectivity, thriving industries, and small-town comforts. When you choose Lufkin for business, you simultaneously choose the Lufkin lifestyle that locals love. Our city is easygoing, energetic, and driven. Our highly motivated and skilled workforce of 145,000 powers area businesses in a variety of industries like forest products, food products, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, and medical. Lufkin’s extensive history and success in lumber and industrial manufacturing combined with our natural resources have allowed Lufkin to thrive since its founding in 1882. With access to Sam Rayburn Reservoir for boating, fishing, and camping, the Trinity and Angelina Rivers for kayaking, various parks, museums, hiking and biking trails, museums, zoos and more, you will quickly learn why the locals say, “You’ll Love Lufkin!”


Woodland Heights Medical Center is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.



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