POSITION SUMMARY: Provides safe, competent nursing care for
patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and
philosophy. Provides professional leadership and support to the
healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide
the foundation for all nursing care. Demonstrates Service
Excellence standards at all times.
KEY PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. SERVICE EXCELLENCE Demonstrates three service excellence
B. HOUSEWIDE REQUIREMENTS Meets the organization's expectations
regarding house-wide requirements.
C. PROVISION OF SERVICES/CARE STANDARDS 1. Develops, implements,
and evaluates an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing the nursing
process, clinical skills, and patient education. 2. Maintains
professional behavior when dealing with issues or conflicts,
utilizing appropriate resources, as needed. 3. Provides an
environment conducive to safety for patients, families, visitors,
and employees. 4. Assess risks to patient safety and implement the
appropriate precautions. 5. Complies with appropriate and approved
standards, as outlined by the organization and accrediting
agencies. 6. Complies with safety and injury prevention standards
to minimize risk to self, co-workers, patients, and visitors. The
concepts of the patient centered care delivery model will provide
the foundation for all nursing care.
D. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS 1. Ability to read and
write in English 2. Ability to communicate with patients, families,
staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others. 3.
Ability to remain calm during stressful situations 4. Ability to
respond to pages 5. Ability to evaluate and interpret information
and make independent decisions. 6. Ability to repeatedly twist,
squat and stoop. 7. Bending, lifting (minimum of 25 pounds),
grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, and pulling. 8. Exposure
to infectious organisms, agents, and toxic chemicals 9. On call
shift coverage as required by department.
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment
of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are
available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are
equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully
commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and
compensation of individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and
sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is
critical to our success.
At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments
and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching
skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS
and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient
and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment
process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or
personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank
information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not
email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo
Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related
email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting
us at: https://uhs.alertline.com
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS USED 1. Computer 2.
Telephone 3. Calculator 4. Paging system 5. Facsimile machine 6.
Invasive and non-invasive monitoring devices 7. Tractions 8.
Restraints 9. IV regulatory devices 10. Pyxis Medication Dispensing
Units 11. Others specific to area
F. EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS
REQUIRED 1. Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program 2.
Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s). 3. BLS
from the American Heart Association (or obtained during
orientation) and maintain certification throughout employment 4.
Current state nursing license or permit to practice nursing in the
State of Texas. 5. De-escalation training within 90 days of hire;
does not require maintaining. 6. Ongoing compliance with
demonstration of clinically pertinent competencies as determined by