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

RN Registered Nurse - Neurology ICU (7pm-7am) Full-Time

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 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 (BSN)

Licensure:

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

Nursing

Based on location assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or

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.

Job Critical Care/ICU

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Nights / Full Time

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0132571