Catholic Health Initiatives Staff RN - Med Surg C1 (Full-Time Nights) in LUFKIN, Texas

Staff RN - Med Surg C1 (Full-Time Nights)

Description

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

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focused manner.

  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 healthsystem 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 qualityand the effectiveness of nursing practice.

  8. Assists in collecting quality data, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve quality care.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level

  • Associates Degree inNursing or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Licensure/Certification

  • Texas Registered NurseLicense

  • BLS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • EffectiveCommunication

  • Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care andtreatment.

  • Critical thinkingskills

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written andverbal

  • Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based softwareprograms

Experience

  • Does not require priorexperience

Job Medical/Surgical Services

Primary Location TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN

Daily Schedule Nigts

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1700000175