HH Health System

  • RN PRN Surgical Trauma Step Down Unit I/ 7a-7p

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Hospital Huntsville Main and Women & Children
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    PRN - 20% Differential
    Department Number
    Department Name
    Progressive Surgical Unit I
  • Overview

    We are a 41 bed Surgical Trauma Step-Down unit at Huntsville Hospital. We care for patients following traumatic life events and various surgical procedures. We provide tailored orientation plans to meet the needs of the new graduate, as well as the experienced nurse.


    • Surgical and Trauma patients requiring:
      • Bedside procedures, PCAs, and cardiac gtts.
      • Chest tube, NDT, NGT, PEG, JP, Hemovac, CBI, urostomy, ileostomy, colostomy, nephrostomy, ileal conduit, and BMS management.
      • Complex surgical and wound dressing changes, including negative pressure wound and instillation therapy
      • BiPap, 100% NRB, and Venti-Mask


    • Collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide excellent patient-centered care:
      • Respiratory Therapy
      • Physical Therapy
      • Occupational Therapy
      • Speech Therapy
      • Pharmacist
      • Patient Care Aide
      • Healthcare Assistants


    Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required:
    Education: Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing with current Alabama licensure.
    Experience: Experience preferred; new graduates accepted.
    Additional Skill/Abilities: BLS required before the conclusion of the orientation period. ACLS within one year of hire. 




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