Washington Regional Medical Center is our region's only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others - patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other - as we would want to be treated.
The Ambulatory Care Unit is open Monday-Friday and has 30 private rooms separated into prep and recovery for outpatients undergoing cardiovascular and radiology procedures. The nurses and nursing assistants are looking to add a member to their team. Apply now to be considered for this rare opportunity to join the ACU family.
This position is responsible for direct care of outpatients who are having a procedure in the cardiac cath lab, electrophysiology lab, interventional radiology, radiology, and infusion services. This includes assessing patients, starting IVs, performing preop orders, recovering patients including monitoring vital signs and telemetry, assessing level of consciousness and assuring the patient recovers from procedure and sedation.
The majority of time is spent standing, walking and bending with frequent lifting and pushing of patients on stretchers or wheelchairs. This position must demonstrate the ability to use departmental equipment, appropriate documentation techniques, good judgment regarding emergency and safety issues, as well as and being proficient in the preparation and closing of the unit. This position has exposure to blood and bodily fluids.
Arkansas RN licensure. This position also requires the completion of basic dysrhythmias as well as BLS, ACLS and PALS (must be obtained within six months of hire).
Educational and Skill Competencies Required
Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program and licensed to work in the state of Arkansas. Minimum of one year of nursing experience preferably in the cardiac setting.
Washington Regional Medical Center