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Registered Nurse (Orthopedics)- West Ashley

Company: MUSC
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description SummaryOur MUSC Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal care team offers multiple specialties including Pediatrics, Total joint, Spine, Sports medicine, Trauma, Foot and ankle, Hand, PM&R, and pain management. Our team provides high quality care under the direction of a physician or licensed healthcare provider. We room patient's, obtain vital signs, document in electronic medical record, prep clinics, patient phone calls, set up injections, and assist with minor procedures. The care team is trained through each specialty so we're able to work together to provide the best care for our patients. Responsible for quality patient care under the direction of a physician or licensed healthcare provider in a clinical practice. Duties to include rooming patients, taking vitals and health history, documenting in an electronic medical record, giving injections and assisting with minor procedures.EntityUniversity Medical Associates (UMA) Only Employees and FinancialsWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-Type‚ÄčRegularCost CenterCC001992 UMA AMB MULT West Campus Multi Specialty CCPay Rate TypeHourlyPay GradeHealth-26Scheduled Weekly Hours40Work ShiftJob DescriptionProvides nursing care to patients using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Directs and leads other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with nursing standards of care and practice. Provide patient/family centered care using the nursing process and focusing on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious, and environmental needs. This includes providing for the assessment, development of nursing diagnoses, outcome identification, planning, implementation of interventions, coordination of care, health teaching and promotion and evaluation of goals and interventions consistent with the policies of MUSC. Maintains a safe, therapeutic, and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. Demonstrates the ability to function in a professional setting through active participation in a professional practice model. This includes participating in shared governance, adherence to standards of care, participation in peer review and professional development promoting leadership and clinical excellence, effective team skills, autonomous practice and acknowledgment of accountability for actions and critical thinking. Coordinates the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of care management principles. Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes. Demonstrates ability to function in a professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promotion of a healthy work environment and acceptance of personal responsibility for professional growth.Additional Job DescriptionAdditional Job DescriptionRequired Minimum Training and Education: Licensure as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or Nursing License Compact. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. One year of nursing experience required.Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Current South Carolina RN License or multi-state Nursing License Compact and BLS required.Physical Requirements: Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces. If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need. Medical University of South Carolina participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

Keywords: MUSC, Charleston , Registered Nurse (Orthopedics)- West Ashley, Healthcare , Charleston, South Carolina

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