Registered Nurse Flex Team Nights 9/7/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Summary
RNPRN 5 - requires 10 shifts per 4 week schedule including 4 weekends. Must work 2 holidays per year (1 major/1 minor)
The unit specific flex RN is an experienced clinician who functions at the Competent or higher stage of Benner s model of clinical expertise, supporting a particular nursing unit and patient population. The unit specific flex RN provides direct patient care effectively and efficiently to a patient team which may include patients with varied and complex needs. The unit specific flex RN supports unit leadership and has responsibility to participate in unit and hospital initiatives, and possibly contribute to service line or hospital wide activities. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing Bachelor s degree required for new hires at TMH, preferred at TMH system hospitals
Minimum two years relevant RN experience in an acute care hospital. Minimum of two years experience as a float nurse preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Registered Nurse with current nursing license to practice in the state of Texas Current BLS Certification Required for all nurses (Must be American Heart Association BCLS Healthcare Provider ) ACLS required for those floating to ICU, ER, PACU, Cath Lab and PALS for those floating to PACU. All certification must be approved by the American Heart Association. Other certifications as required by unit/service.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must be able to perform skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable Basic computer skills Must be able to write and speak effectively in English Competencies, skills, training as listed in Policy NU-903, Competence of Nursing Staff and HR 07 Competency Assessment
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