Catholic Health Initiatives RN Registered Nurse - Dialysis (7am-7pm) Full Time in HOUSTON, Texas

RN Registered Nurse - Dialysis (7am-7pm) Full Time

Description

Baylor St. Luke’sMedical 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.

7 South 6 - AdultDialysis

The Acute Care Dialysis Department offers

Hemodialysis (HD), peritoneal dialysis (PD) and all varieties of apheresis

therapies for the Acute care patients as well as the Intensive care patients

while in the hospital. In addition, the unit provides outpatient apheresis

therapies.

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 is 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

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.

  1. Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing

diagnosis and goals, plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome

of the interventions.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

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Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Days / Full Time

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0127059