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REGISTERED NURSE - DAY SURGERY JOB

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Methodist Health System
Type Full time Posted 12/12/2013
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/18/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Dallas Referral - n/a -    
REGISTERED NURSE - DAY SURGERY

Location: Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Department: Surgery & Recovery
Schedule: PRN
Shift: Day
Hours: 0630
Job Details:
* Associate's Degree
*

Job Summary

Job Purpose: Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. Charge nurse responsibilities as assigned.

Education

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Licenses and/or Certifications (Required and Preferred)

2 years OR experience required andDemonstrated proficiency in acute-care nursing knowledge and skills. Required Licenses/Certifications: ACLS Certification or Defibrillation Certification, ERT and PMR. Required Licenses/Certifications: Current registration in state or eligibility to do so.

CNOR preferred.

Job Roles

·         Assesses and diagnoses patient and family needs to provide quality care to assigned patients. -

·         Assumes all other duties and responsibilities as necessary. -

·         Attends all required Safety Training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety and specific job-related hazards. -

·         Attire Standards -

·         Communication -

·         Confidentiality of Hospital and Patient Information -

·         Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment. -

·         Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement the medical plan of care, nursing interventions and procedures as necessary for the care of patient. -

·         Department Safety Standards -

·         Develops, discusses and communicates a realistic problem list (plan of care) for each patient, in collaboration with each patient/family/significant other to address all identified needs. -

·         Directs other licensed and non-licensed personnel in the provision of care to patients as assigned. -

·         Evaluates the identified problems, care provided and patient's responses are reassessed to meet patient//family/significant others needs to ensure overall quality of care delivered. -

·         Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens. -

·         Functions as a role model for current and new staff. -

·         Hospital Exposure Control Standards/Blood bourne and Airborn Pathogens -

·         Identification -

·         Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. Pursues professional growth and development. -

·         Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, to ensure quality care. -

·         Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the Day Surgery Unit/Surgical Services division as defined in the scope of service to ensure that the unique nature of the client is addressed. -

·         Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team to facilitate the department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives. -

·         Respect for Others -

·         Safety and Regulatory Compliance Standards -

·         Service -

·         Staff Meeting Participation -

·         Teamwork -

·         Time and Priority Management -

·         Timeliness and Attendance Standards -