Catholic Health Initiatives RN (Flex Team VI) Medical/Surgical Float Pool (Weekend Days) PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

RN (Flex Team VI) Medical/Surgical Float Pool (Weekend Days) PRN

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s MedicalCenter

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

BLS/ACLS/PALS

Flex Team VI (Weekend) ShiftResponsibilities:

  • Minimum 2 years current clinicalexperience with comparable patient populations

  • 6, 12-hour weekend shifts (Saturday& Sunday/month)

  • Ineligible for weekenddifferentials

  • Must float to multipleunits

  • $52/hour flat rate ofpay

Position Responsibilities:

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 Float Pool/Registry

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Weekend Days / PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0126786