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Registered Nurse / RN - Short Stay / Extended Recovery Department - Nights (Full-Time) ($10,000 Sign-on Bonus)

OrthoNebraska Omaha, NE Salary, Varies

OrthoNebraska is adding a Registered Nurse (RN) to our Short Stay / Extended Recovery team!
The Short Stay/Recovery Overflow team environment is fast paced and well organized in taking care of the needs of our orthopaedic community.
Our top priorities are focusing on patient safety as well as patient satisfaction.
Teamwork is paramount as we are dedicated to Always True in promoting trust, respect, understanding and engagement with all team members.
If this sounds like the type of team and environment you want to be a part of apply today!

Position Full-Time
Shift Nights
FTE / Hours per Week   0.9 / 36
Schedule (3) 12-Hour Shifts a week with Weekend Rotation; Shifts are 6:45pm to 7:15am

Department/Position Details:

  • 1:4 patient ratios
  • 12-Hour Shifts (6:45pm – 7:15am)
  • Weekend Rotations Required
  • Work with total joints (knees, hips, shoulders), spine patients, hand or foot surgeries, infections, jaw patients
  • Fast pace environment as some patients are discharging same day. Most length of stays are less than 2 days. 
  • Frequent check-ins with patients and develop quick rapports as we get to know the patient as an individual.
  • Early mobilization and reinforcing patient education vital to patient success.
  • Patient care is a collaborative approach working closely with a multidisciplinary team
  • Frequent communication with surgeons and hospitalist team
  • Care for teens through geriatrics

Skills Needed:

  • IVs, lab draws, plans of care, medication administration, education (patient and support person), open communication with interdepartmental team members, nursing assessments, documentation/charting, dressing changes, working knowledge of drains/foleys, blood administration, recognize emergent situations and react appropriately, oxygen applications


Position Requirements:


  • Graduate from an accredited school/college of nursing.
  • Required Registered Nursing licensed in the State of Nebraska or eligible compact state.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.


  • 1+ Years of RN (Registered Nurse) Experience Preferred


  • This position is classified as Medium Work in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, requiring the exertion of 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work. 


Essential Job Functions:

  1. Performs an initial and ongoing assessment to determine the assigned patient’s nursing care needs and reprioritizes care accordingly.
  2. Develops/reviews/revises and individualizes the plan of care to address the patient’s nursing care needs for optimum patient care outcome.
  3. Implements interventions consistent with the established plan of care in a safe and appropriate manner.
  4. Evaluates patient care to determine response to care/interventions for optimal patient outcome.
  5. Performs technical skills competently and independently to assure patient safety.
  6. Maintains a professional behavior in attitudes, demeanor, interactions to achieve organization’s mission.
  7. Initiates action to correct, prevent, and/or minimize risk(s) to the patient, family or hospital employees (i.e., falls, needle sticks, patient concerns).
  8. Maintains patient confidentially.
  9. Demonstrates positive communication/problem solving skills.
  10. Interact with patients, physicians and other team members in a collaborative manner
  11. Comply with safety activities, policies and procedures and regulatory requirements such as OSHA and The Joint Commission.
  12. Employee is responsible for all other duties as assigned for which competency has been demonstrated. 


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Full-time Employee
Date Posted August 31, 2023
Date Closes October 12, 2023
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
SOC Category 29-1141.00 Registered Nurses
Zipcode 68144

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