Hawaii Pacific Health Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

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 Medical Surgical department provides quality and safe care to patients admitted for acute nursing interventions of 24 hours or more within surgical/medical and oncology services. The highly trained and professional staff treats people recovering from serious illness, orthopedic problems and major surgery. Medication and treatments are provided in a warm and caring environment that facilitates patient recovery.

As a Registered Nurse for the Medical Surgical unit, you will have the opportunity to support physician staff within this high-intensity team, where you will provide quality nursing care to patients and coordinate care planning together with other disciplines. We are looking for a warm and motivated individual, with strong patient care and communication skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Rotating - 12 Hours

Work Type: Per Diem

FTE: 0.250000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and/or an equivalent combination of education, training or work experience. Current Hawai’i Registered Nurse license. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or an equivalent combination of education, training or work experience. Minimum one (1) year recent nursing experience in Medical/Surgical setting.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical

Category Nursing

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 10923