5-1400 - Trauma - General Surgery - Registered Nurse, Level I - II

Rochester, NY


Trauma and general surgery consist of a diverse patient population. This specialty unit offers advanced learning opportunities amongst the medical/surgical field. These patients require specialized trauma care including complex wound care, various types of drains, and detailed assessments. Currently Included in the 25-bed unit is 1 progressive care bed with the intention to have a total of 6 progressive care beds in the near future. These step-down beds are for the more critical Trauma patients that require further hemodynamic monitoring. The trauma unit is a fast paced and evolving workplace where nurses demonstrate exceptional teamwork, great communication, strong critical thinking skills, and are able to collaborate effectively with all members of the healthcare team. New graduates are eligible for the Med/Surg residency program. The residency program is designed to assist the novice graduate nurse to successfully transition to a competent professional nurse. Nurses must have less than one-year prior experience in acute care and plan for a two-year commitment upon completion of the residency program.


Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State RN license in good standing.

Level I

Applicants will have less than 6-12 months of RN experience.

Level II

Applicants will have a minimum of 6-12 months of RN experience. This position assumes the charge nurse role, actively participates in unit/service activities, supports co-workers, and assesses unit needs.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: Medical Surgical Nursing
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: FT/PT position available, D/E/N, 8 and 12 hour shifts, weekends and holidays per unit policy.