Registered Nurse (RN MedSurg)

Location
McAllen, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Nov 12, 2017
Ref
00372-6182
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Rio Grande Regional Hospital - McAllen, TX
Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical Telemetry   Founded in 1982, Rio Grande Regional Hospital (RGRH)
, an HCA-affiliated facility, is proud of maintaining its status as one of the leading healthcare providers in the Rio Grande Valley. For nearly 33 years, we have remained focused and committed to providing quality healthcare to all members of our community.   With 320 beds and a team of more than 500 physicians representing over 35 specialties, we offer a range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and specialty services, including:
  • 24-hour emergency room
  • Off Site Emergency Department
  • Level III Trauma Center
  • Comprehensive cardiovascular care  
  • 30-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
   Responsibilities:
  • Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act with emphasis on the cardiovascular service line
  • Use therapeutic communication in daily practice
  • Promote and maintain a safe and therapeutic Telemetry environment
  • Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual Telemetry patients
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process
  • Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding health care
  • Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver
  • Participate in cardiovascular department specific initiatives and process improvement
  • Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistant, and licensed vocational nurses.
  • Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adult and geriatric patients as assigned
  • Support the mission, vision and values of the organization

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