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RN - General Surgery (Days / Full-Time)

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Type Full time Posted 7/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/29/2014
AZ - Arizona (All) - Phoenix Referral - n/a -    


The GENERAL SURGERY DEPARTMENT at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is a dynamic environment where you can pursue a highly challenging and rewarding career. Our multi-specialty department facilitates a wide range of patient procedures. Partnering with our Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), we are able to offer our patients highly professional care in an environment that enhances the overall surgical/procedural experience.

Our twelve-room OR suite maintains a 1:1 nurse-to-patient ratio, which enables us to form close relationships with patients and their families during very difficult times. We also feature a 44-bay multi-level PACU with staff dedicated to trauma and other emergency cases. Our PACU features a 2:1 nurse-to-patient ratio. Throughout the unit we are committed to using the latest technology, affording staff the opportunity to constantly learn and enhance their skills. As a Level I Trauma Center, we are operational 24/7.

Located in Phoenix, AZ, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.

JOIN US NOW as we are seeking a dynamic RN who is passionate about the health and well-being of our patients to coordinate, supervise and implement patient care based on competence, professional expertise, knowledge and evidence-based practice. All Staff Nurses are expected to practice autonomously, consistent with professional standards, Nurse Practice Act and hospital job description.

Dignity Health has made the conscious decision to implement solutions that will
improve patient care outcomes and nursing competencies. As a result, all
candidates considered for this position will be required to take a Math
assessment during our application and interviewing process in addition to
providing up to two professional references. Please be sure to check your email
and/or log in to your profile for an update as to your status.


Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills Basic Computer Skills

AZ RN license or RN License from a Compact State.

Please refer to www.ncsbn.org for complete listing of Compact States.

BLS certification

ACLS certification (in monitored areas)


One year recent acute care experience preferred


Professional certification in area of specialty preferred

Hello humankindness

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona,St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 450+ bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Heart & Lung Institute, the University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital, and a partnership with The University of Arizona Cancer Center.

Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 117 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies

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