Catholic Health Initiatives Staff RN - Surgical Unit (7am-7pm) Full Time in HOUSTON, Texas
Staff RN - Surgical Unit (7am-7pm) Full Time
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.
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.
16 Tower - Surgical Unit
16 Tower is a 33 bed
surgical acute care floor specializing in the care of adult and geriatric
patients with various surgical diagnoses related to Urology, Gynecology, GYN-Oncology,
Otolaryngology and Plastic surgery. A
multi-disciplinary approach is utilized to care for these patients, which may
also include medical patients presenting with various disease diagnoses.
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
Registered Nurse (RN)
location assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or PALS
- 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
- Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing diagnosis and
goals, plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome of the
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 7am-7pm / Full Time
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0120444