Registered Nurse II (RN) Operating Room - Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Employer
Houston Methodist
Location
Houston, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 24, 2020
Closes
Feb 28, 2020
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Work Shift:
NIGHT 11pm-7:30am

Work Week:
Monday - Friday, with weekday/weekend/holiday call rotation

Job Summary
Operating Room Registered Nurse (RN) (OR)
  • At Houston Methodist, the Registered Nurse (RN) IIB position is a licensed staff nurse, an experienced clinician, functions at the Competent to Proficient stage of Benner s model of clinical practice.
  • Provides professional nursing care to a diverse patient population, conducts nursing assessments, assists with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records.
  • Provides direct patient care effectively and efficiently which may include patients with varied and complex needs.
  • Communicates and collaborates with the physicians and interprofessional health care team to facilitate, coordinate and maintain compassionate, efficient, quality care and achievement of desired treatment outcomes.
  • Demonstrates clinical competence when providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies, acting as a patient and family advocate in order to monitor and maintain patient rights.
  • Assumes leadership roles with progressive responsibility including but not limited to participating in or leading unit and shared governance initiatives, serving as charge nurse or preceptor to students or new employees, and possibly contributing to service line or hospital-wide initiatives in partnership with management.

EXPERIENCE
REQUIREMENTS #
  • Operating Room, General Surgery, ORTHO experience preferred.
  • Eighteen months registered nurse experience in a healthcare environment

EDUCATION
REQUIREMENTS #
  • Associate s Degree in Nursing. BSN preferred

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
  • Texas RN license or temporary TX RN license, should obtain permanent license within 90 days. Compact license acceptable according to current Board of Nursing requirements.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC)-recognized certification in applicable specialty area preferred
  • CNOR preferred.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations
  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles
  • Strong assessment, organizational and problem solving skills as evidenced by capacity to prioritize multiple tasks and role components
  • Ability to function independently and exercise judgment in interactions with physicians, interprofessional care team and patients and their families
  • Uses critical thinking skills and clinical judgment to work autonomously as defined by the Nurse Practice Act
  • Demonstrates proficient time management skills
  • Maintains level of professional contributions as defined in Clinical Career Path program guide
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft products including Outlook

Equal Employment Opportunity
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital opened its doors to Northwest Houston in December 200
0 In May 2010, a major expansion on the 52-acre campus doubled the size of the hospital, brining more expertise, more state-of-the-art technology and more specialized care to the community. With 251 licensed beds, 14 operating rooms and over 1,400 employees, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital was specifically designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.

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