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Registered Nurse - Retention Bonus Program

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Job Details
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Company Name
University of South Alabama
Physical Address

Mobile, AL 36607
Job Description

Registered Nurse – Retention Bonus Program


Recovery Room UH, AL

Job Type

Regular Full-time


USA Health University Hospital

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About Us


USA Health helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA’s health network includes University Hospital, Children’s & Women’s Hospital, Mitchell Cancer Institute, Physicians Group, and the College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. USA Health delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.

In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA’s medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. USA Health delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.

USA Health is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.

Essential Functions

Practices family centered nursing according to policies and Nurse Practice Act; utilizes the nursing process to assess patients, plan individualized care, identify expected outcomes, and implement and evaluate nursing interventions for patients and families; demonstrates the ability to provide competent patient care to the following patient populations: Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric; abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization’s values; adheres to policies pertaining to confidentiality and patient identification; supervises, plans, evaluates, and coordinates patient care provided by other licensed and non-licensed staff; performs or assists with therapeutic and/or diagnostic procedures; administers medications including controlled substances by all routes; responds appropriately to emergency patient situations; demonstrates CPR according to the American Heart Association standards; utilizes proper body mechanics when moving, positioning, and transferring patients and when moving equipment that is necessary to perform essential functions; adheres to Hospital Policies and to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; requires minimal supervision to safely perform patient care; provides patient and family education by planning, coordinating and delegating, as appropriate, the educational needs of each patient; completes education documentation; starts IV’s; performs airway management when assisting with emergency childbirth; utilizes all types of CVL’s; performs triage duties to include prioritization of patient care based on a categorization system in adherence with the policy; utilizes all central venous access devices; performs venipuncture for blood tests and IV access; accesses arterial lines; ability to work during internal and external disasters; performs extrication of patients from motor vehicles; performs hazardous decontamination of patients; responds and performs appropriately with the management of critically ill or injured patients; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families and healthcare team in person and via the telephone; responds to overhead pages; serves as Charge Nurse when assigned; participates on committees as assigned; participates in Performance Improvement activities as assigned; accesses and accurately maintains electronic and paper medical records; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined including overtime and call as required; related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama and licensure with the state of Alabama as a registered nurse.

Working Days and Hours

Rotating Days and Shifts

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