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RN - 5south - FT - Varied

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.

EEO Statement

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.

Notice

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 <https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fuhs.alertline.com%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7Cd7a306b32f7243f1bd4608d82cc6d79b%7C3d1686d1b444415a93fd1aab58a64f3a%7C1%7C0%7C637308579810986670&sdata=Cqoe6%2BeNfe428E6rWfm%2B%2BuYlGWTS%2BI2F2s%2Be8t%2B8obA%3D&reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fuhs.alertline.com%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7Cd7a306b32f7243f1bd4608d82cc6d79b%7C3d1686d1b444415a93fd1aab58a64f3a%7C1%7C0%7C637308579810986670&sdata=Cqoe6%2BeNfe428E6rWfm%2B%2BuYlGWTS%2BI2F2s%2Be8t%2B8obA%3D&reserved=0>; or 1-800-852-3449.

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 - 5south - FT - Varied, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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