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Staff Float RN - ER - Full Time - Days - US-TX-Weslaco - ED - Emergency Department

Company: Knapp Medical Center
Location: Weslaco
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Staff Float RN - ER - Full Time - Days - US-TX-Weslaco



Overview





Join an award-winning team of dedicated professional committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Knapp Medical Center, a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.--Knapp--Medical Center is--an award-winning,--not-for-profit hospital in Weslaco, Texas.--With 227 beds, the community hospital specializes in emergency care, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, wound care, surgery, cardiology, gastroenterology, critical care, and interventional radiology.--Knapp serves as the only acute care hospital in the Mid-Valley area, as well as Weslaco's only Level III Trauma Center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, and Level II Newborn Nursery.--Knapp has been providing quality and compassionate healthcare to Mid-Valley residents for 60 years.-- More than 300 physicians serve on the hospital's medical staff. Knapp also serves as one of the largest employers in the Mid-Valley, employing more than 450 people.-- For more information, please call--956-968-8567--or visit--.






Responsibilities





The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Float RN can be assigned to two (2) or more units based on need and will maintain competency to practice in all units. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The RN also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing care. The RN is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to assigned patients on an assigned unit. She/he/them communicates with the physician about the changes in the patient's clinical condition including results of the diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is capable of responding quickly and accurately to changes in the condition and/or response to treatment. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.






Qualifications





EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING--1. Current and valid state RN License 2. Current BLS (ARC/AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.3. Current ACLS (ARC/AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current. 4. Current PALS (ARC/AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current. 5. Minimum of one year experience as a staff RN in an acute care hospital setting preferred. 6. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.7. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.8. Able to float to two (2) or more units and maintain competency within assigned areas.--We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.-- If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.-- EEO is the Law:--





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Keywords: Knapp Medical Center, Edinburg , Staff Float RN - ER - Full Time - Days - US-TX-Weslaco - ED - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Weslaco, Texas

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