RN Med Surg

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  • Northwest Health System Springdale Northwest Health System Springdale

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  • Full Time

Job Description


Do you want to be a valued member of a team who plays a critical role in providing excellent care to patients after surgical operations in a hospital setting? Do you have an interest in evaluating assigned patients and plans and implementing and documenting nursing care? If so, consider joining our team as a RN Post-Op/Med-Surg - Night Shift.

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Evaluating assigned patients and plans
  • Implementing and documenting nursing care
  • Assisting physicians during examinations and procedures
  • Performing various patient tests and administering medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse
  • Promoting patients' independence by establishing patient care goals
  • Helping patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills
  • Relying on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Reporting to the head of the med/surg unit

Key qualifications for this role include:

  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Associate's degree 
  • RN Certification
  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the med/surg unit

About Northwest Health

Northwest Health provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic imaging, medical, surgical and emergency services to the Bentonville, Springdale, Fayetteville, Johnson and Siloam Springs communities in northwestern Arkansas. We are your family, friends and neighbors, and we work with and for our community to provide quality healthcare.

With a combined active medical staff of more than 540 physicians, 2,200 employees and 487 beds, Northwest Health is one of the largest health networks in Northwest Arkansas with five hospitals and over thirty clinics.  Our hospitals include:

  • Northwest Medical Center - Bentonville
  • Northwest Medical Center - Springdale
  • Siloam Springs Regional Hospital
  • Northwest Health Physicians’ Specialty Hospital
  • Willow Creek Women’s Hospital

Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in America—a perfect blend of urban sophistication and small town charm.  If you aren’t local and haven’t already discovered this, check out www.northwestarkansas.org to see why NWA keeps winning awards as a best place to live.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/M/V) and welcome you to apply.

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