Catholic Health Initiatives RN (Flex Team IV) Med/Surg Float Pool (Evenings) PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

RN (Flex Team IV) Med/Surg Float Pool (Evenings) 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.

Position Summary:

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 IV Shift Responsibilities:

  • 12, 8-hour shifts per 6 weeks - Must includethe hours of 3pm-11pm

  • No weekend or holiday requirements

  • $46/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 Medical/Surgical Services

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule PRN / Evenings

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0102665