Registered Nurse (RN) - Recovery (PACU)

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 13, 2018
Closes
Feb 13, 2018
Ref
00162-88060
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

The Womans Hospital of Texas

Recovery (PACU)
 unit is seeking dedicated nurse professionals to join our team!


 

POSITION SUMMARY:
  • Under the direction of the Charge Nurse and/or Nurse Manager, responsible and accountable for individual nursing practice and, when applicable, appropriately delegates and supervises tasks to provide optimum patient care. 
  • Fulfills the duty and responsibility to maintain competence and to continue personal and professional growth.
  • Participates in establishing, maintaining, and improving patients health care goals through patient assessment, planning and implementation of nursing interventions and evaluation of patient outcomes.
  •  Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas.
  • Accurately and completely documents all aspects of care given.
  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies) and promoting cost effectiveness. To actively market services to increase volume and awareness.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.
  • Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs.
  • Communicate effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve.
  • Demonstrates ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices.
  • Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the unit.
  • To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity.

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