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
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
Ability to read and write in English
Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff,
physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others.
Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
Ability to respond to pages
Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make
Ability to repeatedly twist, squat and stoop.
Bending, lifting (minimum of 25 pounds), grasping, fine hand
coordination, pushing, and pulling.
Exposure to infectious organisms, agents, and toxic
- On call shift coverage as required by department.
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS USED:
Invasive and non-invasive monitoring devices
IV regulatory devices
Pyxis Medication Dispensing Units
- Others specific to area
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS
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.
a. BLS from the American Heart Association upon hire and
maintained throughout employment