RN - Medical Surgical Oncology (Full-time / Nights)

Expiring today

Location
The Woodlands Hospital, The Woodlands, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Dec 16, 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
RN - Medical Surgical Oncology (Full-time / Nights)The Woodlands Hospital

Job Description
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. 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+).RN - Medical Surgical Oncology (Full-time / Nights)

*Every other weekend required

*BSN required because of Magnet status at The Woodlands

*This Med/Surg Oncology unit has 34 beds with a 1:4-6 nurse to patient ratio

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.

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.