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RN - 4south - FT - Days

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

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.

PROVISION OF SERVICES/CARE STANDARDS

Develops, implements, and evaluates an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing the nursing process, clinical skills, and patient education. Maintains professional behavior when dealing with issues or conflicts, utilizing appropriate resources, as needed. Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, families, visitors, and employees. The RN will assess risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precautions. The RN will comply with appropriate and approved standards, as outlined by the organization and accrediting agencies. The RN will comply 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.

Qualifications

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.

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

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program.

Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility.

Ongoing compliance with demonstration of clinically pertinent competencies as determined by the facility

Current state nursing license or permit to practice nursing in the State of Texas.

Med/Surg:

a. BLS from the American Heart Association upon hire and maintained throughout employment

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Amarillo , RN - 4south - FT - Days, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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