Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for â��Outstanding Operating Room,â�� among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, womenâ��s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
MedSurg Specialty Oncology Unit at Central
The Surgical Specialty Unit at Abrazo Central Campus is a beautiful 27 bed medical/surgical/oncology unit that provides both medical oncology and post-operative care for a variety of patients with complex disease processes. The responsibilities include working hand-in-hand with the medical oncologist, the surgical oncology team, as well as our hospitalist group to ensure appropriate patient care. All patient rooms are private. The unit is designed to provide 24-hour care for surgical patients, as well as medical oncology patients. Our patients may require chemotherapy infusion at the bedside, and also in the OR during certain procedures. Chemotherapy certification provided by the Oncology Nursing Society will be required for all nurses providing chemotherapy (this certification may be acquired after 6months of patient care on the unit).
Essential to the care of these multidimensional patients is an interdisciplinary team skilled in the areas of post-operative disease processes. All new employees are welcomed to a department of strong quality, hardworking and compassionate co-workers. Pride is evident in the day-to-day practice of nursing with positive intention to provide excellence in patient care. Nursing leadership takes a proactive approach with supportive measures promoting professional growth and development, as well as individual accountability. Involvement is encouraged within unit committees and councils. Nurses are recognized by leadership each day for their compassion, and providing excellent patient care.
Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Position renders individualized, age specific and direct bedside nursing care based on the nursing process and patient needs. Acts as a supervisor by assessing, planning, delegating and utilizing independent judgment in directing other healthcare employees for the provision of patient care. Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice to identify patient goals. Participates in hourly rounding. Observes safety guidelines and safe work practices. May at times be asked to be in charge for a shift(s). Supervises other members of Healthcare team.
Special Skills: Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with team members required. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with occasional periods of above average pressure. Excellent customer service skills. Must have basic computer skills.
Bonus based on eligibility
Minimum Qualifications: Nursing Degree from an accredited nursing school. License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona. CPR. ACLS as applicable by Facility/Department. ER, ICU, Endoscopy, Tele, Cardiac Cath Lab, L&D: ACLS required upon orientation completion. Bariatrics: Certification or specialized training in bariatrics specialty area of practice.
Preferred Qualifications: BSN. Prefer 1 year of acute care experience but will consider new graduate. Certification in specialty area of practice preferred.
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Central Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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