Registered Nurse - Acute Care for the Elderly, Days

7 days left

Location
TMC Hospital, Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 01, 2017
Closes
Oct 01, 2017
Specialty
ICU / CCU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Registered Nurse - Acute Care for the Elderly, DaysTMC Hospital

Job Description
RN - TMC, Acute Care for the Elderly (Full Time Days 7a-7p)
- Every other weekend required
- BSN or currently enrolled in an accredited BSN program because of Magnet status
- Previous MedSurg experience preferred
- BLS required

Collaborates with interdisciplinary 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing, BSN preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:
  • Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing
  • Certified in Basic Life Support
  • Additional certifications may 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.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Delivers safe and appropriate care to patients, according to the nursing skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served.
  • Coordinates the planning for the delivery of nursing care with an interdisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the delivery of patient care.
  • Collaborates with, directs, and may delegate to the healthcare team in the attainment of positive outcomes based on data, research, evidence, and professional standards of care. Coordinates treatment plans; develops/implements discharge and/or transfer plans.
  • Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement and desired client-centered outcomes.
  • Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
  • Promotes a safe and accountable environment; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards, being a good steward of resources, 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; may serve as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, within scope of practice and clinical competency.

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