Registered Nurse (RN) ED Holding/Float Pool

Location
Pasadena, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 02, 2018
Closes
Jul 24, 2018
Ref
00009-89176
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Bayshore Medical Center - Pasadena, TX

Registered Nurse (RN) ED Holding/Float Pool 

Shift: 7P-7A, 3 days a week, rotating weekends



Nestled in the heart of the historic land where Texas won its independence, Bayshore Medical Center offers comfort, convenience, excellence and expertise to our neighbors who trust their health care to us.

For nearly 50 years, we have offered patients solace and security through constant, compassionate communication during their medical emergencies, surgeries, and diagnostic procedures. As a 314-bed facility, we employ 1,500 staff and 250 physicians.

Bayshore Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - ED Holding/Float Pool.

The Registered Nurse coordinates nursing care for the patient and participates in patient / family education. Works collaboratively with ancillary staff and other patient care personnel in maintaining standards of professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in performance improvement activities to improve patient safety and quality of care. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of Bayshore Medical Center.

Responsibilities:


  • Provides general nursing care to assigned patients.
  • Accurately documents in the patients record a description of the nursing care provided. 
  • Administers medication in a safe, knowledgeable and accurate manner. Follows laws, regulations, and hospital policy as it relates to controlled substances.
  • Assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of care for assigned patients, including discharge planning, utilizing an interdisciplinary team approach.
  • Assists the physician with examinations, tests and procedures.
  • Carries out physician orders in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Completes and demonstrates proficiency with unit based clinical and age-appropriate nursing competencies.
  • Complies with applicable hospital policy/procedure. 
  • Supports the vision, mission and values of the hospital.
  • Monitors and observes the patient and accurately records changes in condition and reaction to medications and treatment. 
  • Notifies appropriate individuals of changes in condition and utilizes the established chain of command when necessary.
  • Participates in hospital performance improvement activities to improve safety and patient outcomes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required. 
  • Plans and coordinates patient/family teaching and assesses understanding of information provided.
  • Promotes an atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork by exhibiting professional behavior that demonstrates a commitment to the provision of quality patient care and support of a professional working environment. 
  • Provides care and treatment that reflects appropriate infection control techniques and universal precautions.
  • Respects the patients privacy and maintains confidentiality of health care and other information.
  • Respects the rights of patients to include their cultural, psychosocial, and spiritual values.
  • Responsible for knowing and complying with the rules and regulations relating to the education, licensure and practice of the professional nurse as set forth in the Nurse Practice Act, Texas Occupations Code and/or other statutes and regulations relating to the practice of professional nursing. 
  • Collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other clinical disciplines in making decisions regarding patient care. Works with professional and non-professional employees of the hospital and with physicians, patients, and their families.

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