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Registered Nurse (RN) - FT - Days- DHR HOLD - Edinburg, Texas - Med Surg

Company: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) - FT - Days- DHR HOLD - Edinburg, Texas

Position at DHR Health

POSITION SUMMARY:Transitional care encompasses sending and receiving transfer of patients with complex needs. Performs nursing activities in the unit where the nurse is the patient's advocate. Ensures coordination and continuity of care as patient transfers from the holding unit to a different level of care within the facility. Answers patient needs by assisting the physician and person responsible for care.-- Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation.-- Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for departmental specific patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards.-- Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.---- Supports the organization vision and mission.-- Utilizes knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care.-- Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care.--------POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required
  • Current registered nurses license in the State of Texas
  • Current BLS certification, ACLS certification within six (6) months of hire.
  • --Good written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English required
  • Spanish proficiency preferred
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physicians
  • Hospital experience preferred
  • Willingness to cross train to like areas
  • Willingness to be trained for charge nurse
  • Willingness to become a preceptor after two years of nursing experience--JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE--:Ability to practice nursing as described by the following definition by the American Nurses Association (2016): "the essential core of practice for the registered nurse to deliver holistic, patient-focused care." Ability to utilize the best nursing process in the provision of nursing care including but not limited to administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others. The successful candidate will be required to pass competencies for this position.
    • One (1) - two (2) years of continuous acute care experience as an RN.
    • Require constant and frequent judgment and response, occasionally in response to disasters or emergencies, actual events or drills.
    • Exhibits tact, enthusiasm, and patience.
    • Must have excellent customer service skills.
    • High degree of competency/experience in general.
    • Requires good communication and organizational skills.
    • Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment.--POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:--
      • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices
      • Ensures that care is delivered to each patient in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas, and ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice.
      • Supports the philosophy, goals and objectives of DHR and the department.
      • Provides effective and efficient patient care management.
      • Performs nursing care using sound judgment.
      • Demonstrates strong and effective managerial techniques/skills in established lines of authority.
      • Maintains professional competence by participating in continuing education and other learning experiences.
      • Addresses patient needs during admission to the holding unit and ensures effective transition to the floor.
      • Adheres to hospital/unit policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.
      • Responds in a timely manner to meet the needs of the patient and physician.
      • Demonstrates ability to adapt to varied age-specific patient populations.
      • Implements physician's orders in a safe and accurate manner.
      • Is able to admit, discharge and transfer patients.
      • Maintains knowledge of the patient's status during hospitalization and works with healthcare team to adjust and improve approach to recovery. Utilizes critical thinking skills for appropriate patient interventions.----
      • Maintains detailed and accurate records of nursing actions.------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      • Participates in health/therapeutic counseling, teaching/emotional support for--patients and significant others.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      • Makes rounds on assigned patients and prioritizes patient's needs.
      • The nurse acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice.
      • Maintains a safe and clean environment for patients and co-workers.
      • Provides and receives reports in a status of patients at the change of shifts.
      • Administers medication and therapies within the scope of safe nursing practice.
      • Formulates, modifies and implements goal oriented patient care plans according to facility policies.
      • Assumes responsibility to report clinical limitations or the need for assistance to the supervisor.
      • Informs the charge nurse of any anticipated and/or actual issues/problems. . ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      • Provides direction to non-licensed nursing staff in the delivery of patient care.
      • Anticipates potential problems situations and intervenes to offset any adverse impact.
      • Contacts the organ procurement organization in order to satisfy regulatory requirements for the determination of medical suitability for organ, tissue and eye donation; completes certificate of referral/request and places same in the medical record.
      • Plans and coordinates time schedule with peers to provide coverage.
      • Ensures the distribution and delivery of equipment/supplies as necessary.
      • Builds a positive work environment and exhibits cooperation by guiding employees to support the mission of the hospital, providing developmental opportunities and encouraging teamwork.
      • Attends mandatory in-service, yearly education, and departmental meetings.
      • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
      • Supports and promotes excellence in customer/guest relations.
      • Supports and promotes the organization's Infection Control Program.
      • Supports and promotes the organization's Safety Program.
      • Supports and promotes the organization's Risk Management Program.
      • Demonstrates maturity and accountability for job performance.--LINES OF RESPONSIBILITY:Chief Nurse Executive-Nurse Director-Charge Nurse-Staff Nurse

Keywords: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburg , Registered Nurse (RN) - FT - Days- DHR HOLD - Edinburg, Texas - Med Surg, Healthcare , Edinburg, Texas

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