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Registered Nurse (RN) - PCU - Progressive Care Unit - $33-54 per hour

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Webster
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Memorial Hermann Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) PCU - Progressive Care Unit for a nursing job in Webster, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: PCU - Progressive Care Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days, nights
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.Job SummaryResponsible for providing comprehensive patient care congruent with role and approved population foci (Family/Individual across lifespan, Adult/Gerontology, Neonatal, Pediatrics, Women's Health/Gender Related, Psychiatric Mental Health) through systemic assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, and follow up affecting direct patient care.Job DescriptionMinimum QualificationsNurse Practitioner / Advanced Practice NurseEducation: Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner program approved by the State of Texas. Masters required. May encompass the following specialties: CRNA, CNM, CNS, CNP. May encompass the following specialties: CRNA, CNM, CNS, CNPLicenses/Certifications:
    • Licensed to practice professional nursing by the State of Texas
    • Licensure by the State of Texas APRN and eligibility for full prescriptive authority by the State of Texas
    • Certified by a recognized national certification by the State Board of Texas in area of population foci and/or additional specialty recognition beyond the APRN
    • Eligibility for DEA licensure
    • Basic Cardiac Life Certification or Advanced Cardiac Life CertificationPhysician AssistantEducation: Graduate of a nationally accredited Physician Assistant program; Masters strongly preferredLicenses/Certifications:
      • Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Inc.
      • Licensed by the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners
      • Eligibility for DEA licensure
      • Basic Cardiac Life Certification or Advanced Cardiac Life Certification)Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
        • Two (2) years clinical experience preferred in area of intended practice
        • First Assist and/or EVD experience preferred
        • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.Principal Accountabilities
          • Provides health promotion and the assessment, diagnosis, and management of patient problems which includes the use and prescription of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic intervention, assessment, triage, and therapeutic management of patient/family needs throughout the disease process and across the health wellness-illness continuum as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team, according to the age/needs of the patient population served.
          • For prescriptive authority, APRN or PA acts under the delegation of a supervising physician, maintaining an active Prescriptive Authority agreement in accordance with regulations and policy.
          • Practices within approved protocols, guidelines, and clinical pathways and evidence based medicine.
          • Transitions between inpatient/outpatient.
          • Directs and evaluates throughput; delegates or provides backup assistance including triage.
          • Ability to float, round to multiple facilities and/or take call (first call).
          • External Ventricular Drain (EVD) Insertion (Mischer Neurosciences only).
          • Provides accurate billing, coding and documentation.
          • Completes medical records and submit charges in a timely manner.
          • Responsible for overall unit performance in collaboration with physicians or other providers.
          • First Assist physicians in performing surgical procedures by providing support as needed.
          • Obtains medical histories; performs physical examinations/ reviews/orders/interprets diagnostic tests and radiographic results; formulates and manages patient treatment plan and outcomes; provides interventions and performs procedures within legal cope and authority that the APRN or PA is approved, delegated to and credentialed to perform including but not limited to incision and drainage, pelvic exams, lesion removal/destruction, suturing, and casting/splinting.
          • Collaborates in the development and evaluation of patient care. Updates clinical guidelines/protocols/pathways; works autonomously and accepts accountability for outcomes; signs orders in accordance with institution and state board requirements; collaborates in research and teaching projects and applies research to practice.
          • Uses interpersonal and verbal communication skills to educate patient/family on care resources; participates in process improvement and multidisciplinary clinical outcome improvement activities utilizing advanced nursing expertise.
          • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
          • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
          • Other duties as assigned.Memorial Hermann Health System Job ID #10276_852207195. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Advanced Practice Provider, Urgent Care Opening @ Clear LakeAbout Memorial Hermann Health SystemCompany Overview:Charting a better future. A future that's built upon the HEALTH of our community. This is the driving force for Memorial Hermann, redefining health care for the individuals and many diverse populations we serve. Our 6,100 affiliated physicians and 29,000 employees practice the highest standards of safe, evidence-based, quality care to provide a personalized and outcome-oriented experience across our more than 270 care delivery sites. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has an award-winning and nationally acclaimed Accountable Care Organization, 17* hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and serves as the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. For more than 114 years, our focus has been the best interest of our community, contributing more than $411 million annually through school-based health centers and other community benefit programs. Now and for generations to come, the health of our community will be at the center of what we do - charting a better future for all.
            *Memorial Hermann Health System owns and operates 14 hospitals and has joint ventures with three other hospital facilities, including Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony, Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital Kingwood and Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy.
            Our MissionMemorial Hermann Health System is a non-profit, values-driven, community-owned health system dedicated to improving health.
            Our VisionTo create healthier communities, now and for generations to come.
            Our ValuesCommunity: We value diversity and inclusion and commit to being the best healthcare provider, employer and partner.Compassion: We understand our privileged role in people's lives and care for everyone with kindness and respect.Credibility: We conduct ourselves and our business responsibly and prioritize safety, quality and service when making decisions.Courage: We act bravely to innovate and achieve world-class experience and outcomes for patients, consumers, partners and the community.Benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits
            • Employee assistance programs
            • 403b retirement plan
            • Health Care FSA
            • Dependent Care FSA
            • School loan reimbursement

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston , Registered Nurse (RN) - PCU - Progressive Care Unit - $33-54 per hour, Healthcare , Webster, Texas

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