Registered Nurse- Progressive Care/ Telemetry

Arrowhead Hospital in Glendale, AZ

About This Opportunity

Overview: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Position renders individualized, age specific and direct bedside nursing care based on the nursing process and patient needs. Acts as a supervisor by assessing, planning, delegating and utilizing independent judgment in directing other healthcare employees for the provision of patient care. Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice to identify patient goals. Participates in hourly rounding. Observes safety guidelines and safe work practices. May at times be asked to be in charge for a shift(s).

Special Skills: Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with team members required. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with occasional periods of above average pressure. Excellent customer service skills. Must have basic computer skills.

Minimum Requirements: Nursing Degree from an accredited nursing school. License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona. CPR. ACLS required upon orientation completion.

Preferred Qualifications: BSN. Prefer 1 year of acute care experience. Certification in specialty area of practice preferred.

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Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift

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About Arrowhead Hospital

Since opening our doors in October of 1988, Arrowhead Hospital in Glendale has recieved national accreditations from the Society of Chest Pain Centers and The Joint Commission (TJC), and made the 2010-2011 Best Hospitals list by U.S. News & World Report.

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Arrowhead Hospital
18701 N. 67th Ave. , Glendale, AZ 85308

Community of Glendale

Glendale is a playground for the outdoor and athletic enthusiast. We welcome you to enjoy the miles of trails and acres of parks that Glendale has to offer. Love to hike? Then you’ll love Glendale. The city offers approximately 40 miles of hiking trails open from sunrise to sunset. Glendale is also home to the world's largest fighter-pilot training facility, Luke Air Force Base. The base is home to more than 300 aircraft, and a number of its 8,000 personnel can be seen zipping through the sunset daily.
Glendale is a city with a diverse history that is treasured not only by its residents and community members, but also by the visitors who come and experience the roots of the city. Cowboys, farmers and ranchers wove the fabric that is the Glendale of today and visitors are afforded a number of ways to catch a glimpse of these pioneers at the many cultural and heritage attractions within the city.

Census Data for Glendale

Population

Total 230482
Male49.1%
Female50.9%

Education

H.S. Grads83.2%
Bachelors & Higher21.4%

Age

Under 5 Years7.6%
Under 18 Years28.0%
Over 65 Years9.2%

Housing

Total Units90505
Ownership Rate61.1%
Median Home Value$183.0

Land

Total Area59.98 sq. miles
Persons/sq. mile3.0

Income

Median/Household$51.0
Persons per Household2.84