RN / Registered Nurse / Texas / Permanent / Registered Nurse III- Prog 9/13/2020
San Antonio, TX
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY DESCRIPTION SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Here at Methodist Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.
WE OFFER YOU A GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDING:
* Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
* 401 K Retirement
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* Paid Time Off
* Employee Discount Program
* Employee Stock Purchase Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
The REGISTERED NURSE (RN) III is the patient and patients family advocate. The RN consistently applies and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills, and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to patients. The RN collaborates with the patient care team to achieve quality patient outcomes. Communicates and utilizes interpersonal skills effectively and role models confidence and professionalism within nursing by active engagement in unit and organizational activities. Demonstrates team work, adaptability, and is a resource person to the patient care team. The RN is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies, and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224). Promotes a positive image of nursing and demonstrates team work and adaptability through consistently following the standards of Methodist Excellence.
THE PROGRESSIVE CARE UNIT
Number of beds? 35
Patient to nurse ratio? 1:4
PCTs on your unit? Ratio? 15:1
Patients cared for are Stroke, Bariatric, Cardiac, Cardiac Gtts, Surgical, Pneumonia, CHF, Post CABG, and ESRD
The team, the many different things to see. It is definitely a unit that grows nurses to go on to the ICU or those looking for a family atmosphere.
CRITICAL FACTORS TO YOUR SUCCESS INCLUDE:
Applies nursing judgment through a thorough, systematic approach of applying the nursing process to include:
Assessment: Conducts comprehensive, timely, and ongoing focused physical, psycho- social and pain assessments; includes assessment of patient education needs.
Planning: Utilizes the assessment, identifies problems, makes nursing diagnoses, formulates goals, teaching plans and outcomes to create an individualized plan of care. Identifies individual patient goals, readiness to learn and incorporates family into the plan of care.
Implementation: Prioritizes and implements a competent, prioritized and efficient nursing plan of care.
Evaluation/Reassessment: Consistently conducts timely evaluation, anticipates and recognizes changes in patient conditions, determines when reassessments are needed and adjusts the plan of care as necessary. Compares expected and achieved outcomes of nursing care utilizing the plan of care.
QUALIFICATIONS JOB REQUIREMENTS:
* You should be a graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program. If you have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or certification in your specialty area you will be considered more highly qualified and eligible for our RN III position.
* You should possess your RN License to practice as a professional RN in the state of Texas or an Active Multi-State RN Compact License. If you have a Compact License you will be required to obtain a Texas RN License within 90 days of hire.
* You should have a current BLS and ACLS certification
* You should have 6 months of clinical experience as a licensed RN in the specialty area of hire.
Center City SanAntonio is the backdrop for a vibrant and diverse community of patients servedby METROPOLITAN METHODIST HOSPITAL. Our 354 bed hospital offers outstandingheart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetricsand gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services,sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown SanAntonio. O...