Registered Nurse (RN ST)
Nursing Service - NS-8 Tower Med Surg
7:00 AM-7:00 PM
8 Tower is a 21 bed Ortho/Neuro Unit. Our nursing staff are experienced in caring for orthopedic and spinal surgery patients in addition to many other medical surgical patients. Most common surgeries include: Total Joint Replacement (knee, hip, and shoulder); bone fractures with internal fixation, pinning and ankle repair. Spinal surgeries include: Spinal fusions, discectomy, kyphoplasty, laminectomy, and 360 fusion (anterior/posterior) of the lumbar or cervical spine. The Nurse/Patient ratio is 1:5 with the Charge Nurse, LPN, Unit Clerk and nursing assistants as support staff. Scheduling is based on 12-hour shifts; 7a.m or 7p.m. A 12-week orientation period with a preceptor will be provided to the new graduate including a unique nurse residency program that continues for the first year of employment. Experienced Nurses interested in working on this unit will also be provided an orientation based on their experience and level of comfort. There is always something new to learn and opportunities to grow. WKHS also offers tuition reimbursement if you are looking to further your education. If you are positive, team oriented, and willing to learn this is the job for you.
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