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Hawaii Pacific Health Registered Nurse - Emergency Room in Lihue, Hawaii

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Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

The Emergency Room at Wilcox Memorial Hospital is Kaua‘i's only Level III Emergency Room. All Emergency Medicine physicians are board certified and committed to providing quality patient care in a high-intensity setting. With 20 patient rooms, our Emergency staff typically treats 60 patients per day during the week, and approximately 70 to 80 patient visits on weekends. Our Emergency Room staff also provides care to many visitors, in addition to addiction treatment and patients with chronic illnesses.

As a Registered Nurse in our Emergency Room, you will have the opportunity to support physician staff within this high-intensity unit by delivering quality nursing care within the Emergency unit and coordinating care planning with other disciplines as needed. We are looking for someone with strong patient care and communication skills, willingness to work in a team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to our vision of delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

*Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Federal Vaccination Mandate, all health care workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccination.*

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Rotating - 12 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 0.900000

Bargaining Unit: Hawaii Nurses Association

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai‘i Registered Nurse License. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS) CPR cards. One (1) year recent acute care Registered Nurse experience in an Emergency Department.

Preferred Qualifications: Attendance of a Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), other trauma class or Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN).

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

Category Nursing

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 19974

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