The RN II is a staff nurse, who as an experienced clinician functions at the Competent stage of Benner's model of clinical practice. The RN II provides direct patient care effectively and efficiently to a patient team which may include patients with varied and complex needs. The RN II assumes leadership roles with progressive responsibility including but not limited to participating in or leading unit and shared governance initiatives, serving as charge nurse or preceptor to students or new employees, and possibly contributing to service line or hospital wide initiatives.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing Bachelor's degree preferred. 10 CEU's annually (5 within specialty)
At least 18 months of experience required. Recent experience in a general operating room setting strongly preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Registered nurse with current Texas license American Heart Association - Healthcare Provider Other certifications as required by unit/service
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED Must be able to perform skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable. Basic computer skills Must be able to write and speak effectively in English