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Registered Nurse RN ICU Donor Care Center

Phoenix, AZ

Primary City/State:
Phoenix, Arizona

Department Name:
Donor Care Unit

Work Shift:
Day

Job Category:
Nursing

$10,000.00 Sign on Bonus!

Banner University Medical Center- Phoenix is located in downtown Phoenix, AZ and is the hospital of choice for many within our community. It is known for achieving the coveted Magnet status from American Nurses Association and for being a top Academic teaching hospital for future nurses and physicians. As an ICU Donor Care Nurse, you will have the opportunity to participate in our Nursing Clinical Ladder Program.

The new Donor Care Center will be one of eight organ procurement programs in the country and first in the state of Arizona. Banner continues to courageously innovate as we create a unique organ recovery process that will help to improve donation and transplantation outcomes. We are interested in finding team members who are passionate about organ donation and the processes associated with giving the gift of life to other deserving families in our community. We will start with 4 beds and with plans to expand the unit. This unique patient population of brain-dead only patients will require the RN staff more autonomy while collaborating with a multidisciplinary team focused on optimizing organ viability for procurement.

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You will also have the opportunity to utilize our self-scheduling tool for shift and weekend coverage. Enjoy a flat rate of $3/hour weekend shift differential.

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*$10,000.00 Sign-on Incentive for RNs with ICU Experience; requires a 2-year commitment.

University Medical Center Phoenix Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.

POSITION SUMMARY
This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of assigned patients.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Formulates and initiates a plan of care utilizing assessment data and health team input. Plans care in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to reflect changing needs based on evaluation of the patient's status.

2. Implements the plan of care through direct patient care, coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates appropriately and provides nursing supervision in the provision of care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom care is provided.

3. Documents assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective data, nursing interventions and patient's response to treatment. Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.

5. Provides care based on the best evidence available and may participate in research activities within clinical practice. Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and participates in the education, role development, and orientation of facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors. Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring when appropriate.

6. Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and safe care. Actively participates in the improvement of national nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may include participating in professional organizations.

7. In some roles, this position may supervise staff and work flow of the department.

8. Interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients, families and external contacts, such as employees of other health care institutions, community providers and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient. Interacts with other health care providers in numerous settings in order to report and ask for or clarify information. Also works with clergy to provide spiritual support. Synthesizes and prioritizes data from multiple sources to provide support for the human response of the patient and family to changes in health status.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice, temporary/interim RN license in state of practice, or compact RN licensure for current state of practice. BLS and ACLS certification is required. Additional certification or continuing education may be required based on area of practice.

Minimum of three years experience in the intensive care setting. Experience in the care of organ donation is preferred, but not required.

Must maintain clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area in which they work as demonstrated through annual validations. Banner Registry and Travel acute care positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area. Banner Registry and Travel physician practice positions require a minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician practice or an acute care setting.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree preferred. Professional certification preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

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Client-provided location(s): Phoenix, AZ, USA
Job ID: Banner-R4364068
Employment Type: Full Time