The Valley Health System in Nursing

Job Detail

  • License Type RN Registered Nurse

Job Description

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center is a 293-bed acute care facility that has been providing quality healthcare to residents of Southern Nevada since 1971. The hospital has long been referred to as “The Heart Hospital” by residents, due to its solid reputation as a leader in cardiac care. The hospital offers 24-hour emergency services and is nationally recognized for its diabetes, weight loss (bariatric) surgery, cardiac, and stroke programs.

Job Description: Assumes shift responsibility and accountability for the planning and provision of direct and indirect nursing care to the
patient, family, care partner and appropriate others. Coordinates multi-disciplinary team members, directs and
facilitates nursing staff in obtaining safe, optimal health care outcomes. Supports activities that meet the facility vision,
mission and goals. Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. Oversees and guides
employees that are under his/her supervision.The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all
nursing care. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. BSN preferred.

Experience: Minimum of one year full time or three years part time experience in acute care specialty
nursing. One to three years supervisory experience preferred.

Technical Skills: Must be proficient in physical assessment of the cardiovascular patient and fluent in
cardiovascular anatomy and physiology. Must be comfortable with 12 lead EKG interpretation
and cardiac arrhythmias. Knowledgeable and experienced in stress testing is preferred

License/Certification: Current RN license in the State of Nevada. Current BLS certification. ACLS, PALS, NRP and/or
required specialty training or course completion (current upon hire).

Other: Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility.

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