REGISTERED NURSE, Med/Tele Unit Job at Northern Nevada Health System, Sparks, NV

  • Northern Nevada Health System
  • Sparks, NV

Job Description


When it comes to choosing a hospital, one thing is clear: quality and convenience count. Northern Nevada Medical Centers tradition of providing quality healthcare in a comfortable, accessible environment means peace of mind for the thousands of patients served by the hospital each year. Northern Nevada Medical Center is a 124-bed acute care hospital located on 23 hillside acres at 2375 E. Prater Way in Sparks, Nevada.

What we at Northern Nevada Medical Center value:
• Compassion: We treat everyone with kindness and warmth because we genuinely care about every patient, employee and physician like they are family.
• Empathy: We put ourselves in our patient’s shoes and deliver clinical care with a personalized touch.
• Teamwork: We foster a caring and friendly work environment to bring the best possible outcomes in our patient’s lives.
• Quality: We strive to provide excellence in clinical care.
• Ethics: We conduct our business with the highest ethical and moral standards.
• Respect: We promise to honor the dignity, individuality and rights of everyone.
• Service Excellence: We provide personalized and professional service that exceeds the expectations of those we serve.
• Innovation: We continually invest in technology and process improvements to develop new and better ways of delivering clinical care.


This Registered Nurse opportunity is a per diem position on our Medical/Telemetry Unit and offers a convenient night shift schedule. We are looking for a dynamic Medical/Telemetry Nurse (RN) that will help provide safe and compassionate care to our patients in the medical/telemetry environment. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Involves the patient and family psychosocial, spiritual, emotional, population specific, and diversity needs in care assessment.
  • Constructs and implements the plan of care using nursing knowledge and skill. Integrates direct and indirect patient care activities related to the diagnosis and co-morbidities.
  • Coordinates the implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of care for assigned patients. Develops goals, treatment plans, and discharge plans that meet individual patient/family needs.
  • Consistently completes hourly rounds with purpose to strengthen nurse communication, improve safety, and anticipate patient needs (i.e. pain, re-positioning, toileting). Rounds with purpose including pro-actively evaluating the environment to ensure it is patient friendly and patient safe.
  • Collaborates with the patient’s designated care partner to meet the educational, physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the patient.
  • Follows communication practices that minimize risks associated with handoffs among providers, and across transitions in care utilizing the SBAR process.

Benefits for full and part time employees:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries! 
  • More information is available on our Benefits Guest Website:

About Universal Health Services:

One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

If you would like to learn more about the position before applying, please contact Heidi Haught, Senior Recruiter @



  • Current NV nursing license
  • Current BLS certificate
  • ACLS certificate
  • One year full time or three years part time experience in an acute care setting preferred

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

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At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skill set and experience with the best possible career path at UHS. and our subsidiaries. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (e.g., Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Our recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc.

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Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Part time, Local area, Night shift,

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