Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Room (ER)

Location
Brownsville TX, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Nov 09, 2017
Ref
00187-5026
Contract Type
Permanent

Valley Regional Medical Center
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Brownsville, TX


 

Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department



Shift: 7p/7a - Full Time


 

Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, Valley Regional Medical Center
proudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding communities. Valley Regional is committed to providing the best health care for the residents in the Rio Grande Valley.

 

Valley Regional Medical Center
is a 214 Licensed Bed Facility with over 200 physicians representing over 25 specialties; Valley Regional Medical Center is a leader in a vast array of high quality inpatient and outpatient programs and services, including:

  • 24 Hour Level III Trauma Emergency Department
  • Cardiology
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Imaging
  • Womens Services
  • Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Wound Care Center

Valley Regional
is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. 
  • Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. 
  • Maintains a safe a therapeutic environment. 
  • Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. 
  • Plans individualized patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. 
  • Participates in performance improvement activities. 
  • Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospitals mission and vision statement.
  • When acting in charge nurse role, registered nurses are responsible for day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient care in a therapeutic environment. 
  • Make staff assignments based on patient need and the skill of the staff.
  • Serve as role models and clinical resource for the staff. 
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or follow-up with physician, staff or patient issues.