Registered Nurse - Medical ICU, FT Nights

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 - Medical ICU, FT NightsTMC Hospital

Job Description
Registered Nurse - Medical ICU, TMC (Full Time Nights 7p-7a)
- Every other weekend required
- BSN or currently enrolled in an accredited BSN program because of Magnet status
- 2 years of ICU or IMU experience preferred
- BLS and ACLS required

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.

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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