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Registered Nurse, Medical/Surgical Units

Memorial Medical Center Springfield Full-Time
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Schedule: Various Shifts with every other weekend, multiple positions available.

The following units may have open positions, but placement will be determined based on candidate interest and hiring needs. These are not float positions.

Medical/Surgical Unit Summaries:

2E Medical is a General Medical unit for patients requiring an increased level of care, including ventilators with some patients having multiple co-morbidities. A typical day consists of safety huddles, bedside shift report, assessing patients, using technology to deliver medications safely, and ensuring the plan of care is delivered to elderly patients and patients with respiratory issues. 2EMed has bedside and central station monitoring. The average patient's length of stay is 3-4 days.

3G is a General Medical/Surgical unit to support OR suites. This unit has all private rooms and is also a bariatric-friendly environment with the average patient stay of 3-4 days. An RN on 3G will see mostly post-op surgical patients and will be very involved in pain management for their patients. They will also care for some medical patients as well. 

5B is a Nephrology, urology and general medical unit, caring for both surgical and medical patients, including kidney transplant patients. 

Patients on 5B will range from those with kidney stones to the chronic kidney patient, as well as patients coming from all over the hospital and some having multiple co-morbidities. An RN on 5B is responsible for a high volume of medication administration and will serve as a catheter resource for the hospital. The average patient stay is around 3 days. 

This position embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values. These standards are evident in the daily work, which includes the following:

  • Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. 
  • Provides age-appropriate care.
  • Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice.
  • Contributes to quality improvement processes. 
  • Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.
  • Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. ADN, BSN preferred.
  • Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.
  • Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. 
  • Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. 
  • Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
  • Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.

Recommended skills

Associates Degree In Nursing
Respiratory Systems
Bariatric Surgeries
Medication Administration
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Memorial Medical Center is a Magnet-designated, acute care hospital in Springfield that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services. Since 1970, Memorial has been a teaching hospital affiliated with SIU School of Medicine to provide clinical training for residents.

Our hospital's featured services include Memorial Heart and Vascular Services, Memorial Rehab Services, Emergency Services, Family Maternity, Regional Cancer Center, Regional Burn Center, Orthopedic Services, Memorial Behavioral Services and Memorial Transplant Services. A complete list of all medical services and programs is available.

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