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Med Surg, Registered Nurse (Greater Heights)

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Stafford
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

At Memorial Hermann, we pursue a common goal of delivering high quality, efficient care while creating exceptional experiences for every member of our community. When we say every member of our community, that includes our employees. We know that when our employees feel cared for, heard and valued, they are inspired to create moments that exceed expectations, while prioritizing safety, compassion, personalization and efficiency. If you want to advance your career and contribute to our vision of creating healthier communities, now and for generations to come, we want you to be a part of our team.
Job Summary
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process; provides professional nursing care to patients, including conducting nursing assessments, assisting with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records. MHHS hires RNs based on years of experience groupings (i.e. newly licensed RN [working under the supervision of RN clinical preceptor], less than 1 year, 1-3 years, 3 to 10 and 10+).
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital is now among an elite group of facilities nationwide that has received Magnet - recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program -. The designation is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive and recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation in professional nursing practice.
A 260-bed facility, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, located adjacent to The Houston Heights, has provided award-winning care to families in the community for over 50 years.Job Description
Sign On Bonus $10K!
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights tied at No. 6 in the Top 10 statewide hospital rankings.
Hiring for the following Med Surg Units:
Med Surg Neuro
5 North (5N) is a Med Surg-Neuro Unit. The Unit consists of 25 beds, all private rooms. 5N provides acute care to all stroke, seizures, chest pain, CHF, end-stage renal disease and ETOH withdrawal. 5N also has remote telemetry monitoring capabilities that can accommodate patients requiring cardiac monitoring. Our patient population is high-acuity with complex co-morbidities. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:4-5, with a vast amount of support resources
Cardiac Tele
Our Cardiac Tele Unit (3 North) consists of 24 private rooms. Provides acute care to medical-surgical adult patients with or without cardiac pathology. All patients are on remote cardiac telemetry. Our nurses are highly skilled in taking care of patient experiencing cardiac dysrhythmias, post AMI, post cardiac catheterization with PTCA/stent, CHF, Pneumonia, Sepsis, and COPD to name a few. Our nurses are proficient at the administration of the following IV drips: lasix, bumex, heparin, amiodarone, cardizem, aggrastat, milrinone, and Dobutrex. Our staff are trained to take care of patients on vapotherm, high flow oxygen, and BiPAP with the assistance of respiratory therapy. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:5
6 North Medical
6 North (6N) is General Med Surg/Tele Unit. The unit consists of 38 beds, both private and semi-private rooms. 6N provides acute care to general med surg patients, with diagnoses consisting of diabetes, diabetic associated ulcers, hypertension, COPD, pneumonia, sepsis pancreatitis, end-stage renal disease, ETOH withdrawal, cancer and other general med surg diagnosis. Our patients requiring cardiac monitoring are remotely monitored via a Central Telemetry Unit. The patient population ranges from early adult to geriatric and 6N has a high-acuity patient population with complex co-morbidities. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:5, with a vast amount of support resources.
Med Surg Oncology/Trauma
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights is a Magnet facility with:
260 beds; 40 Private Beds; 1:4-5 Patient Ratio
Fast paced unit, team work-oriented culture, leadership support
Ortho Joint/Rehab
Provides acute care to Ortho, falls, traumas, MVA, dislocations, General Med Surg patients. Our patient population is high-acuity with complex co-morbidities. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:5, with a vast amount of support resources.
Minimum Qualifications
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing; Bachelors of Nursing preferred

  • Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing
  • Certified in Basic Life Support
  • Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements
    Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
    • RN I
    • RN II = 1-3 years
    • RN III = 3-10 years
    • RN IV = 10+ years
    • 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
      • Delivers safe and appropriate care to patients, according to the nursing skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served.
      • Coordinates the planning for the delivery of nursing care with an interdisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the delivery of patient care.
      • Collaborates with, directs, and may delegate to the healthcare team in the attainment of positive outcomes based on data, research, evidence, and professional standards of care. Coordinates treatment plans; develops/implements discharge and/or transfer plans.
      • Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement and desired client-centered outcomes.
      • Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
      • Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.
      • 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.

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston , Med Surg, Registered Nurse (Greater Heights), Healthcare , Stafford, Texas

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