Catholic Health Initiatives RN (Flex Team I) - Med/Surg Float Pool (Varied Shifts) PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

RN (Flex Team I) - Med/Surg Float Pool (Varied Shifts) PRN

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a

world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962

by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in

Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The

first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for

Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the

award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding

community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult

and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital

holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and

affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and

Prairie View A&M University.

PositionSummary

Responsible

for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating

nursing diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing

intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. With the staff nurse's

professional practice he/she Responsible for participating in and maintaining

quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations. Provide patient care in

compliance with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of

professional nursing practice as defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for

the State of Texas.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's

Degree of Nursing (BSN)

Licensure:

Registered

Nurse (RN) as recognized by the Texas State Board of Nursing

Flex Team I Shift Responsibilities:

  • 6 shifts per 6 weeks to include 2 weekend shifts within those6 weeks

  • 1 Holiday per year

  • $38/hour applicable differentials

PositionResponsibilities:

1.

Utilizes

the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost

effective, quality driven, and patient focused manner. Collects pertinent

social, psychological, developmental and spiritual data from the patient,

significant others and other health care team members.

2.

Performs

as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing diagnosis and goals, plans

appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome of the interventions.

3.

Consistently

documents in the patient and unit records according to written health system

standards of care in order to meet legal and quality patient care requirements.

4.

Provides

appropriate teaching and information to patients and families including

information on Pain Management, Nutrition, Skin Integrity, Fall prevention,

Diabetes, Disease Process, Smoking Cessation, and Discharge instructions.

5.

Demonstrates

commitment to the goals and values of the patient, Hospital, community and

nursing profession through cost containment measures, maintaining

confidentiality, appropriate ethical decision –making, and ensuring patient

safety.

6.

Uses

interventions substantiated by research as appropriate in the patient

population, Participates in research activities, identifies opportunities for

research, and collaborates with the Outcomes managers and department.

7.

Participates

in quality of care activities, evaluates the quality and the effectiveness of

nursing practice. Assists in collecting quality data, analyzes the data, and

formulates action plans to improve quality care.

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0104014