Job Description

Registered Nurse - Observation
Job CategoryNursing
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

Tucson Medical Center (TMC) is Tucson’s only non-profit community owned hospital. Employees choose to work at TMC because of our of integrity, community, dedication, and compassion which we show through the exceptional care we provide to our patients and our community. Our passion for caring for the Tucson community has expanded over the last to include community partnerships, new medical specialties, and medical clinics to further provide the care our community deserves.

Why Join Tucson Medical Center?

We don’t only care for our patients, we care for our TMC family too. As a member of our family you can expect to enjoy a wide variety of benefits. In addition to all the benefits you would expect from a leading medical facility (medical, dental, vision, 401K with match) we also provide:

  • Family Style Atmosphere with a Supportive Team 
  • Competitive Pay
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health and Wellness Coaching
  • Extensive Onsite Gym for $12.00 a Month

Unit Information:

Tucson Medical Center is currently seeking medical professionals to work on our new, 18 bed observation unit. This unit is needed when the Emergency Department treatment has not able to improve the patient’s condition for discharge and transfer to the observation unit is necessary for ongoing treatment and stabilization requiring reassessment for discharge or hospital admission.   The registered nurses on the unit will be responsible for carrying out the nursing process:  including assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, evaluation, documentation and time management.  A nurse on Observation is responsible for the care of general patients that do not meet inpatient admission criteria, these patients must be 18 years or older, clinically and psychologically stable, and Obstetric patients that are less than 20 weeks pregnant. 

Requirements:

Education: Graduation from a qualified, nationally-accredited nursing program. 

Experience: One year of nursing experience in an acute care setting preferred. 

Licensure and Certification: Current RN licensure permitting work in the State of Arizona and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.  Some departments such as OR, Ambulatory Surgery, Pediatrics/PICU, PACU, and GI Lab will require advanced life support certification (ACLS and PALS).

Application Instructions

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