RN

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County   ROCK SPRINGS, WY   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on March 23, 2024

REGISTERED NURSE

    • MHSC is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability or uniformed services status. MHSC is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions and supports the advancement of all because an inclusive environment can enhance the quality of healthcare, improve hospital/community relations, and positively affect the health status of society. No candidate will be rejected based on any of the above or any disability that, with reasonable accommodation, does not prevent performance of the essential job duties.
  • JOB SUMMARY
    • Registered Nurses (RN) provide professional nursing care to patients or population of patients through the application of the nursing process, standards of practice and adherence to regulatory and professional practice acts. Registered Nurses at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County (MHSC) work in a variety of settings including clinics, outpatient, hospital based practices, informatics, quality, education and leadership. Each RN is accountable for practicing within their scope of practice. Each RN reports to a Director or Manager of a service and then ultimately to the Chief Nursing Officer of the organization. Each RN is responsible for their practice under their own RN licensure. RN’s may oversight care for certified nursing assistants. RNs may delegate care to qualified individuals depending on practice standards of the organization and the State Board of Nursing. RNs are accountable to, responsible to and have authority over their practice according to these guiding principles.
  • JOB QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education:
      • High School diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. The accredited school is defined as the specific school of nursing accreditation which is commonly either NLNAC and/or CCNE. The School of Nursing degree can be an Associate Degree in Nursing or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Preferred degree is the Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and this can be attained after hire and is encouraged. A RN may also have advanced degrees in nursing at the masters or doctoral level. Currently licensed and in good standing as a Registered Nurse by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing. Competency requirements are determined per clinical areas. Requirements for BLS, ACLS, TNCC, NRP, ONS Provider Course or others are determined per clinical area. Certification in specialty is encouraged.

    • Job Knowledge and Skills:
      • Ability to demonstrate clinical competency and proficiency commensurate with specialty and according to years of experience as a RN. Demonstrates excellent communication skills and customer service skills. Demonstrates abilities to manage work processes, collaborates as a team member, manages time, provides skills with work organization, and has ability to contribute to work processes related to the professional aspects of nursing. RN’s will be able to provide clinical excellence, teach patients and others, professionally demonstrate abilities in conduct and commitment, and participate in evidence based practices, research, advances in nursing and clinical care and participation in quality improvements and outcomes. Communication and collaboration skills with physicians and other staff is required. RN’s must be able to display critical and creative thinking and problem solving. RN’s will be self-motivated and directed. RN’s will promote a profession image of nursing within the hospital and the larger community. Computer skills are essential including knowledge of electronic records, basic word processing and ability to use hospital systems as provided. Ability to use and operate medical and office equipment is essential. RN’s are accountable to have knowledge of patient safety and quality processes. Ability and knowledge application of patient and confidentiality standards.

MHSC offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, retirement, & a generous paid time off program.

MHSC is an EEO/AA/Drug and Tobacco Free facility.

If you have more questions about this position, please feel free to call the Human Resources department at 307.352.8160.