Registered Nurse (RN) Observation Unit
Company: Valley Regional Medical Center
Posted on: November 22, 2021
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
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employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and
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Valley Regional Medical Center - Brownsville, TX
Registered Nurse (RN) - Observation Unit
Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, - Valley Regional
Medical Center -proudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding
communities. Valley Regional is committed to providing the best
health care for the residents in the Rio Grande Valley.
Valley Regional Medical Center -is a 214 Licensed Bed Facility with
over 200 physicians representing over 25 specialties; Valley
Regional Medical Center is a leader in a vast array of high quality
inpatient and outpatient programs and services.
What you will do in this role:
The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope
of the Registered Nurse Practice Act.
Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice.
Maintains a safe therapeutic environment.
Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs
of the patient.
Plans individualized patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary
Participates in performance improvement activities.
Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals
of the hospital's mission and vision statement.
When acting in charge nurse role, registered nurses are responsible
for day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient
care in a therapeutic environment. Make staff assignments based on
patient need and the skill of the staff. Serve as role models and
clinical resource for the staff. Respond in a timely manner to
requests for information or follow-up with physician, staff or
Communication Skills: Verbal (with patients, families, grieving
persons)[Use of SBAR when dealing with physicians and their
offices, interdepartmental communication] Written (documentation of
patient care) Telephone (Pertaining to etiquette including HIPAA
Physical Assessment of the Adult with acute and chronic illness,
Infection Control Issue/Safety.
Proficiency in IV starts & ability to access implanted ports.
Administration of Medications - knowledge of commonly utilized
medications/proficiency with IV push medications, initiation and
management of PCA infusion.
Aseptic Technique with regard to wounds, surgical sites, and
Management of airways - oxygen set-up (nasal cannula, ventimask,
NRB, trach collar, BIPAP, Suctioning (oral, Nasal and tracheal),
and tracheotomy care.
Management of the patient in cardiac and respiratory arrest.
Management of the patient with decubitus: staging, selection of
surface, and encourages mobility.
Management of drains (NG, OG, and PEG, chest tube,
Obtains consents (surgical, chemotherapy etc), prepares patients
for procedures (including boarding pass, etc) such as Endoscopy,
Cardiac Catheterizations, Bronchoscopy, Thoracentesis (Especially
at bedside), MRI/MRA
Management of blood transfusions - obtains consents, blood
justifications forms and refusal for blood transfusions. Monitors
for transfusion reactions.
Management of the Peritoneal dialysis patient.
Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
What qualification you will need:
Current TX RN licensure
2 years of experience preferred
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support
Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification
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list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most
Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence.
Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply.
We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified
you will hear from one of our recruiters. -We are actively
interviewing so apply today!
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