Apr 08, 2024

RN Nurse Resident

  • Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
  • Cheyenne, WY, USA
Nurse

Job Description

Day in the life of an RN Nurse Resident:

Acts as a registered nurse in the Nurse Residency Program.  Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and supervises individual patient care on a nursing unit according to unit policies and procedures.  Accepts responsibility for direction of co-workers in the implementation of care plans.  May be required to work on other nursing units according to distribution of staff and patients.

 

Why should you apply for the residency program at CRMC?

The Nurse Residency Program at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center provides an opportunity for new graduate nurses to be supported and integrated into the hospital culture, as they transition from student to Registered Nurse. 

This program offers an extended preceptorship, as well as multiple seminars that help to assimilate new Nurse Residents into the hospital culture and grow them into capable nurses. 

The Nurse Residency seminars are based around critical thinking, professional development, skill development, therapeutic relationships, team building, and resilience. The blending of ongoing mentorship with skill and competency building, fosters a connection to their employment and their peers, bridging the gap from student to Registered Nurse. 

 

Why work at Cheyenne Regional?

  • 403(b) with 4% employer match
  • ANCC Magnet Hospital
  • $10,000 sign-on bonus
  • 21 PTO days per year (increases with tenure)
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Employee Sponsored Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance program 
  • Loan Forgiveness Eligible       

 

 Here is what you will be doing:                                             

  • Completes nursing assessment of patient and documents appropriately into patient chart. 
  • Develops, reviews, and revises a plan of care, including a discharge plan, based upon the assessment of patient's needs.
  • Implements medical and nursing orders per plan of care and documents appropriately. 
  • Evaluates patient's response to care and engages in patient and family teaching as appropriate.
  • Oversees staff (LPN, CNA, and PSA) assigned for providing patient care.
  • Participates in Bedside Shift Report.
  • Collaborates with the Clinical Nurse Manager to assure the integration of the ANA’s Scope & Standards of Practice, assuring these standards are identified as the measurement criteria for nursing practice on the unit.
  • Coordinates patient care in collaboration with providers and ancillary departments to achieve quality outcomes.
  • Completes Unit specific orientation and ongoing training and competencies as assigned based on department role, scope of services, and organizational standards
  • Demonstrates effective leadership and professional/clinical skills according to Standards of Care, to include drug calculations
  • Ability to assess a patient’s condition
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking to formulate plan of care, select appropriate interventions, and evaluate patient’s response to plan of care and problem solve as needed
  • Ability to explain to patient/family the nursing process and how it helps meet the patients’ needs and improve patient outcomes.
  • Ability to work full-time hours during year of residency (36-40 hours per week)

 

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrates effective leadership and professional/clinical skills according to Standards of Care, to include drug calculations
  • Ability to assess a patient’s condition
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking to formulate plan of care, select appropriate interventions, and evaluate patient’s response to plan of care and problem solve as needed
  • Ability to explain to patient/family the nursing process and how it helps meet the patients’ needs and improve patient outcomes.
  • Ability to work full-time hours during year of residency (36-40 hours per week)

 

Here is what you will need:

  • Wyoming Registered Nurse License or enhanced Nurse Licensure (eNLC)
  • Wyoming Graduate Nurse license is also acceptable
  • Cheyenne Regional AHA RQI within 14 calendar days of start date
  • Four (4) years: Completion of BSN (Bachelors of Science in Nursing) within 4 years of start date

 

Please upload the following documents with your application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 2-3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Unofficial Transcripts 

 

About Cheyenne Regional:

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center was founded in 1867 as a tent hospital by the Union Pacific Railroad to treat workers injured while building the transcontinental railroad. Today, we are the largest hospital in the state of Wyoming, employing over 2,000 people, and treating over 350,000+ patients from southeastern Wyoming, western Nebraska, and northern Colorado. We pride ourselves on patient and employee experience by living our core values of Integrity, Caring, Compassion, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Excellence to I.N.S.P.I.R.E. great health.

Our team makes a difference every day by providing trusted healthcare expertise through a passionate and I.N.S.P.I.R.E.(ing) approach with a personal touch. By living our values, we aim to achieve our goal of becoming a 5-star rated hospital, providing critical support and resources to our community and the greater region we serve. If you are eager to make a difference and passionate about healthcare, we encourage you to apply today!