Registered Nurse (RN) - Hiring Now!
DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Northeast Methodist Hospital has played a major role in the phenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County. It is licensed for 179 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. We offer a full array of services including 24/7 emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatient surgeries and procedures.
Northeast Methodist Hospital is an accredited Chest Pain Center and is a Certified Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. We are recognized as an Accredited Heart Failure Center by the Healthcare Colloquium and as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission. Our hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks and the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Northeast Methodist Hospital under Locations.We offer you a generous benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid Time Off
- Employee Discount Program
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Student Loan Repayment
The RN Service Line Coordinator is responsible for all patient care activities related to the specific area of clinical practice. Demonstrates competency in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for each patient. Maintains high standards for performance and acts as a resource person for the department. In this leadership role the Clinical Coordinator promotes collaboration among all members of the team, facilitates delivery and timeliness of service, role models and promotes excellent customer service, prevents and/or resolves conflict and, overall, provides for an optimal patient care and work environment during the designated shift.
Essential Job Functions: 1. Obtains nursing history from available sources including the patient, the chart, other nursing personnel and the physician. Differentiates between normal/ abnormal findings. Utilizes nursing history to make an assessment of patient’s condition, and individualizes plan of care. Anticipates, recognizes, and reports changes to the appropriate person(s). Monitors patient data and determines it effect on the patient’s progress and the nursing care plan. 2. Documents findings and actions clearly including assessment of the patient and use of safety measures. Makes certain physician’s orders are given and/or completed and all other reports and charges are documented according to policy. Makes certain that charting is thorough and complete. 3. Establishes priorities in providing care for the patient assignment and re-establishes priorities to accommodate changes in the patient’s status and the unit’s operation. Assists with/supervises procedures, equipment set-up and troubleshooting as necessary. Reviews overall nursing care program for the department and determines effectiveness in meeting established care goals. 4. Adapts to changing unit environment, i.e., volume, triage levels and acuity, staffing, etc. Functions as a resource person for less experienced personnel and unit preceptors. Sets up and teaches in-service programs to support the department and to complement overall staff education. 5. Assures that all employees are involved in process improvement actively seeking to improve and refine processes within the department in accordance with System, facility and unit initiatives. Supports hardwiring processes, validating and coaching staff when appropriate and necessary (ex. Hourly rounding, AIDET, quality initiatives, Core Measures, CPOE, eMAR, Unit Based Staff Practice Council participation, etc.) 6. Coordinates patient and room assignments, along with resources and needs, considering needs/abilities of employees available for assignment.
QualificationsEDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
- Required: Graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program.
- Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:
1. Required: RN License to practice as a professional registered nursing in the state of Texas or Active Multi-State RN Compact License. (Employees with RN Compact License are required to obtain Texas RN License within 90 days of hire date.)
BLS Certification required
2. Preferred: Certification in their specialty
- A minimum of six (6) months clinical experience as a licensed RN
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