RN - TMC Heart Transplant ICU - FT Day

Location
TMC HVI, Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 01, 2017
Closes
Oct 01, 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
RN - TMC Heart Transplant ICU - FT DayTMC HVI

Job Description
Collaborates with the physician and healthcare team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process; provides professional nursing care to patients, including conducting nursing assessments, assisting with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records. MHHS hires RNs based on years of experience groupings (i.e. newly licensed RN [working under the supervision of RN clinical preceptor], less than 1 year, 1-3 years, 3 to 10 and 10+).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing.

Experience: Three or more years of nursing experience in area of intended practice.

Licenses/Certification: Current State of Texas license/permit to practice professional nursing.

Certified in Basic Life Support; Additional certifications will be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements.

Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principle Accountabilities:

Delivers appropriate care to patients, at a competent level, according to the RN skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served.

Coordinates the planning for delivery of nursing care with a multidisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the delivery of patient care.

Collaborates and directs healthcare team in attainment of positive outcomes based on data, research, evidence and professional standards of care. Meets treatment goals; develops/implements discharge and/or transfer plans; evaluates the quality of patient care and contributes to the revision of standards of care.

Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, and desired client-centered outcomes.

Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.

Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.

Other duties as assigned.