Registered Nurse (RN) - Dialysis Systems Resource Float Staff - PRN
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POST DATE 9/19/2017
END DATE 11/19/2017
San Antonio, TX
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Code: 08164-80061
Will utilize the nursing process to independently deliver nursing care to
patients in order to achieve quality outcomes and communicates need for guidance/supervision based on self-assessment of strengths and limitations. Promotes a positive image of nursing and promotes collegiality among healthcare team members.
System Resource Pool RNs are scheduled in accordance with the Staffing and Scheduling- Nursing, RN Floating - Healthy Workplace Environment (HWE) and Attendance policies. Requirements of RN unit based, facility based, or system based pools are based on which pool they are in.
Resource and Non-RN Resource Pool RN s are required to work the following:
Hours per Pay Period:
. Tier II (PRN): Minimum of 36 hours, including one weekend shift.
. Tier III (PRN): Minimum of 48 hours, including one weekend shift.
. Tier IV (FT): Minimum of 72 hours, including one weekend shift.
. Non-RN Resource Pool Staff: Minimum of 36 hours, including one weekend shift required.
. Tier II (PRN): 1 Major & 1 minor holiday annually.
. Tier III (PRN): 1 Major & 1 minor holiday annually.
. Tier IV (FT): 1 Major & 2 minor holidays annually.
. Non-RN Resource Pool Staff: 1 Major & 1 minor holiday annually.
System Resource Pool employees will be required to float to all Methodist Healthcare System Facilities. System Resource Nurses will be scheduled in units in which they have competencies.
System Resource Nurse can be placed in a unit below their competency level with a modified assignment.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Identifies and individualizes patient goals. Compares expected and achieved outcomes of nursing care utilizing the POC consistent with the patient s status, and then formulates, individualizes, and modifies patient plan of care.
2. Completes assessments of patient s/significant others response to illness, the use of coping mechanisms and emotional needs, and incorporates family/ significant other into plan of care and reflects the plan of care is individualized for each patient.
3. Identifies and completes assessments of patient/ significant other educational needs. Develops and helps implement teaching plan. Provides education consistent with patient's level of understanding using existing resources for patient/ significant others.
4. Administers medications and treatments safely. Recognizes and reports errors and unusual occurrences. Analyzes and identifies precipitating factors
5. Recognizes and responds to crisis situations. Notifies appropriate individuals of actual or impending crisis.
6. Reports and documents patient's symptoms, responses, and progress. Interventions are appropriate to patient s symptoms, responses, and progress.
Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:
1. Education: Graduate of a nursing program: diploma, associate degree, or baccalaureate program.
2. Experience: Minimum of at least two years of RN experience with a minimum of one year specialty experience for those floating to specialty areas.
3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable)
Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required: Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas.
Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Last Edited: 09/18/2017