Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Job Category: Medical / Health – Nurse
The future looks bright at our hospital, and we are always searching for quality people to join our team. We offer a great atmosphere, competitive pay, a wide array of benefits, and many growth opportunities for our employees.

Job Description:

Registered Nurse – Post Surgical Unit PSU
Within the RN scope of practice as defined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing, applies the nursing process to the care of patients. Teaches patients and significant others. Documents patient care in the medical record. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to effectively coordinate overall care of the patient.

Post Surgical Unit RN Days and Nights Available

Post Surgical refers to after surgery and the Patients come from OR. The patient is transported to the Post Surgical unit if the patient is requiring an overnight stay, and are usually released the next day or the following day.  The type of surgeries that require a stay in Post Surgical are those whom have had Total Joints surgery, Urology surgery or Bariatric Surgery.  Nurse assesses patients, as appropriate to the scope of care the nurse will provide. Assessments may include:  physical, psychosocial, learning needs and barriers, needs related to age/culture, discharge planning. Establishes nursing diagnoses based on results of assessments and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. Plans care according to identified diagnoses and needs. Updates plan of care as appropriate.  Implements/performs individualized care, based on nursing care plan and the nurse’s role with the patient. 

This care may include but not be limited to:

Assisting with activities of daily living, including fall risk management and safe patient handling.
Medication administration
Skin assessment/wound care
Pain management
Operation/manipulation of biomedical and other patient care and testing equipment, including but not limited to infusion pumps, patient transfer equipment, cardiopulmonary monitors, invasive catheters and drains, thermoregulation devices, measurement devices, medication dispensing cabinets, external therapeutic devices.
Assisting the physician and other licensed, independent practitioners with invasive and non-invasive procedures.
Teaching patients and their families about current illness, medical tests, medication, general healthcare, illness and disease prevention, and wellness promotion.
Providing appropriate assignment, supervision, and direction to unlicensed assistive personnel in order to ensure optimum patient care.
Providing interdisciplinary coordination and facilitation of overall care.
Documents patient assessments, interventions, care, and teaching in the electronic medical record. Documents in paper format, as necessary. Documentation is complete, concise, timely, and legible.
Evaluates care provided, communicates patient status and results of care to the interdisciplinary team.
Other duties as assigned



Looking for experienced Post Surgical Unit RNs to join the team at our hospital in Coos Bay, Oregon. Our hospital isn’t just a place to grow your career but an opportunity to live along Oregon’s breathtaking South Coast. The area has much to offer from specialty restaurants, hiking, beaches and dunes.

Special Employee Benefits

Health and Wellness Clinic with Nurse Practitioner available to provide care to employee and their family
Employee on-site gym
Employee engagement activities
Child Care Benefits
Generous PTO
Tuition Assistance
Short term and long term disability
Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription benefits
Life insurance
4% match to 401 plan.
Employee Assistance Programs

Job Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Oregon
Associates Degree Nursing
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) required at employment
American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support card or obtain within 6 months of hire


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Our hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No

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