Catholic Health Initiatives RN Registered Nurse - Thoracic ICU (Nights) Full Time in HOUSTON, Texas
RN Registered Nurse - Thoracic ICU (Nights) Full Time
BaylorSt. 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.
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.
Bachelor's Degree in
Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of
BLS and/or ACLS is required
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 Critical Care/ICU
Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER
Daily Schedule 7pm-7am / Full Time
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0115728