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(Archived) PACU RN Seasonal Varied Shift $55 per hour and taxable living allowance.

Last Updated: 4/17/24

Job Description

Seasonal RN

6 or 9 month contracts

$1,000-$1,800.00 per month living stipend (taxable)

$55.00 per hour for Day shift - $60.00 per hour for Night Shift

End of contract completion bonus available!

Located in northwest Arizona, Kingman has a mild climate with stunning Arizona sunsets! In the shadows of beautiful mountain ranges and nearby lakes, Kingman is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise with abundant sunshine and is a great community to live, work and play!

Position Purpose

All KHI employees are expected to perform their respective tasks and duties in such a way that supports KHI’s vision of providing the region’s best clinical care and patient service through an environment that fosters respect for others and pride in performance.

Adheres to all areas of the KHI Behavioral Expectations Agreement and Social Media Guidelines; Supports/embraces KHI’s Mission, Vision, and values, as well as promotes a positive image of KHI; Acts as a role model to staff; Maintains patient and staff confidentiality; Maintains a professional appearance and manner at all times; Supports a healthy work environment through skilled communication, true collaboration, effective decision making, appropriate staffing, and meaningful recognition.

All care is provided with kindness and compassion.

Key Responsibilities

[List of material responsibilities and essentials duties which must be completed in achieving the objectives of the position]

Works under the direction of the physician and the Arizona State Nurse Practice Act to provide nursing care to patients in compliance with nursing standards and regulations. Utilizes the nursing process to make continuing assessments of the patient’s total health needs; implements nursing interventions based on assessment data; develops and implements the nursing plan of care and evaluates the patient’s response. Strives to provide excellent patient care with compassion, tact, cheerfulness, accuracy, patience, flexibility in scheduling, calmness in emergency, and ability to work well with team members, receiving and applying feedback from peers and superiors. Assists with orientation of new staff to the unit as requested.

Quality of Care and Nursing Process

  • The nurse provides evidence-based care to prevent the development of a Healthcare Acquired Condition and hospital readmissions.
  • The nurse practices standard precautions during patient contact and while handling contaminated materials.
  • The nurse complies with CDC hand hygiene guidelines and works to reduce hospital acquired infections and other conditions.

Assessment: The nurse collects patient health data.

  • Nursing assessments are completed according to hospital and unit specific policies, procedures, and standards of nursing care.
  • Collects pertinent data from the patient, significant others, and health care providers.
  • A comprehensive patient history and physical is completed in a timely manner and includes biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care abilities, educational, age specific, cultural, and discharge planning needs.

Diagnosis / Care Needs: The nurse analyzes the assessment data to identify care needs.

  • Nursing diagnoses / care needs are derived from the assessment data.
  • Involving the patient and significant other as appropriate, the nurse formulates a plan to provide appropriate care based on identified patient needs.

Implementation: The patient’s nursing care is based on identified nursing diagnoses / care needs and patient care standards, and is consistent with the therapies of other disciplines.

  • Nursing care is based on identified nursing diagnoses / care needs.
  • Nursing care is based on standards of patient care.
  • Nursing care is prioritized based on assessment of patient’s immediate condition or needs.
  • The patient and / or significant other(s) is involved in the patient’s care as appropriate.
  • The nurse collaborates with the patient, family, physician, and other clinical disciplines in making decisions regarding each patient’s need for nursing care.
  • The nurse implements patient education and involves the patient, family and / or significant other(s) as appropriate to the age of the patient.

Evaluation: The nurse evaluates the patient’s progress towards attainment of desired outcomes.

  • Evaluation of the patient’s response to nursing care is evident in the ongoing assessment data.
  • Nursing diagnoses / care needs are revised based on reassessment data.

Documentation: Documents patient care management in clear, concise manner.

  • Completes nursing admission and assessment form. All blanks completely filled in or “N/A”.
  • Initiates the Nursing Care Plan with identified patient problems considering age specific variations, nursing diagnosis, expected outcomes and nursing interventions.
  • Records patient’s response to hospitalization, treatments, and nursing intervention on the patient care record.
  • Documents medications, treatments, and nursing intervention on appropriate chart forms.
  • Provides thorough discharge instructions and sends patient home with a discharge folder as appropriate.

Patient Satisfaction

Regularly updates patient “communication” boards, is skilled at providing bedside shift report, performs hourly rounds on patients, and applies AIDET as well as other evidence-based behaviors. Unit goal for Patient Satisfaction met.


[Statements regarding minimum educational and experience qualifications, required proficiencies with specialized knowledge, computer proficiencies, military service, required certifications, etc.]

Education: Associate Degree in Nursing or graduate of a Nursing Diploma program.


  • Current, valid Arizona RN license or compact state RN license
  • Current BLS certification from American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Unit Specific Requirements:

Surgical Services/Circulator:

  • ACLS certification from American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Basic EKG competency within 30 days of hire

Surgical Services/PACU/Outpatient:

  • ACLS and PALS certification from American Heart Association or American Red Cross within 30 days of hire
  • Basic EKG competency within 30 days of hire


[Preferred attributes for the position which are not absolutely required in the minimum qualifications (i.e., multi-lingual, master’s degree)]

Education: Bachelor’s in nursing

Experience: Experience working in respective clinical area is desired

Unit Specific Preferences:

Surgical Services/Circulator:

  • CNOR encouraged

Surgical Services/PACU/Outpatient:

  • CPAN and CAPA encouraged

Special Position Requirements

[Optional section: any travel, security, risk, hazard, or related special conditions which apply to the position]

Exposure Categories:

Category I: Expected duties have routine potential for exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues

Other potential hazard(s): possible exposure to chemical, biological, and radioactive substances; possible exposure to hostile individuals

Work Requirements

[Optional section: work requirements for physical or other important issues which relate to the job]

  • Able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to manage technical business equipment i.e., phone, fax, computer etc.
  • Able to assist with the movement of an adult patient weighing up to 300 lbs.
  • Able to care for patients with infectious diseases.
  • Able to sit for 3-5 hours per day; Able to stand for 3-5 hours per day; Able to walk for 3-5 hours day.
  • Incumbent must be able to: distinguish appropriate colors
  • Capable of consistently reaching and/or working above and below shoulder level

Apply Now

When incredible people and incredible facilities like ours join together, incredible things happen. If you want to be a part of an incredible team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore this opportunity with KRMC and apply online today for Intensive Care Unit, RN, Registered Nurse, Kingman, Lake Havasu, Bullhead City, Arizona, Las Vegas, Healthcare.

Facility Profile

Kingman Regional Medical Center is the largest healthcare provider and the only remaining not-for-profit hospital in Mohave County, Arizona. As a 235-bed multi-campus healthcare system, our medical center includes more than 1,800 employees, 280 physicians/allied health professionals, and 250 volunteers. Kingman Regional Medical Center is recognized as an innovator in rural healthcare, a teaching hospital and a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. We provide a full-continuum of highly-technical and specialized medical services to meet the healthcare needs of our community.

Company Details

Kingman, Arizona, United States
Located in northwest Arizona, Kingman has a mild climate with stunning Arizona sunsets! In the shadows of beautiful mountain ranges and nearby lakes, Kingman is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise with abundant sunshine and is a great community to live, work and play!