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Cox Health RN- 800 Neuroscience and Orthopedic Trauma Unit in Springfield, Missouri

3rd shift differential $3.25/hr.

Neuroscience and Orthopedic Trauma Nursing Team

800 JNC & 800 West


  • Gold Standard Level 1 Certified Stroke Center

  • Received American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Award

  • Named a Neuroscience Center of Excellence by NeuroSource

  • Ranked #1 In the nation for spinal fusion

  • Ranked top 100 in the nation for neurological care, major neurosurgery and spinal surgery

  • Recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a high-performing hospital in neurology and neurosurgery

  • Recognized as Top 100 hospital in the nation for joint replacement and major orthopedic surgery by Care Chex

  • Named Top 101 Hospital with Great Spine and Neurosurgery Programs by Becker’s Hospital Review

Level 1 Trauma Center

Level 1 Stroke Center

55 Bed Unit

Neuro-Trauma Progressive Care Unit

Exceptional Patient:Nurse Ratios

Fantastic Teamwork

Phenomenal Leadership

Job Summary

  • The Medical-Surgical nurse is responsible for managing the care of the adult or geriatric patient experiencing general medical conditions or general surgical procedures. The nurse must be able to assess patient condition, administer medications, change dressings, monitor vital signs, keep records and provide patients and families with support and education. The Medical-Surgical nurse maintains a wide array of medical care knowledge in order to care for a diverse group of patients.

Job Requirements

  • Education

  • Required: Graduate of an approved nursing program

  • Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • Experience

  • Preferred: Previous nursing experience

  • Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate effective leadership abilities

  • Exhibits valuable time management skills

  • Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills.

  • Flexibility and ability to work in a multi-tasking environment.

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration

  • Required: MO RN license

  • BLS must be obtained within 90 days

  • Job Benefits & Perks!

• Tuition reimbursement up to $1,200 per year

• Health/Dental/Vision

• Retirement with employer match

• Onsite daycare with extended hours, holidays and weekends

• Onsite fitness facilities

• Pharmacy delivery to your unit

• On-site Employee Health services

• Opportunity to earn referral bonuses of up to $5,000 per hire for certain positions

• 1906 Employee Store

• 20% tuition discount on most classes at Cox College

• Cafeteria discount

• Sign on bonus up to $12,500

• Relocation bonus up to $3,000

• Loan forgiveness up to $10,000

• RN to BSN tuition assistance up to $10,000

• Up to 80 hours of earned time off (ETO)

• $1.00 BSN pay

• $1.00 Certification pay

• Up to $5,000 STAR Clinical ladder bonus per year

• Preceptor pay for your time supporting new staff

• Shared Governance Council