RN - Springwoods Village Med/Surg Nights
Company: CHI St. Luke's Springwoods Village Hospital
Posted on: September 15, 2019
The Woodlands Hospital A primary and secondary care hospital
serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services
include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women's
services (digital mammography and bone density studies),
neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and
surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders.
Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson
Cancer Center's Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children's
-- Position Summary: The Registered Nurse II practices as a full
partner on the multidisciplinary team. Independently plans,
implements, and evaluates patient care and performs related duties
as required. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care, assures
continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient
education and coordination of services, and acts as a patient and
family advocate. Demonstrates and models the full range of nursing
professional practice in both patient care provided and in
development of strategies to improve patient outcomes,
satisfaction, and cost effectiveness at the unit level. -- Position
1.---Demonstrates accountability for professional development that
improves the quality of professional practice and patient care.
2.---Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team
and responds willingly to care team member needs for
3.---Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility with the change
4.---Leads multidisciplinary rounds to facilitate appropriateness
of care and smooth transitions across the continuum.---
5.---Effectively applies the nursing process within the framework
of the organization's professional model of care, using the nursing
process to meet the clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of
the patient and family.
6.---Formulates a plan of care and daily goals that takes into
consideration the individualized needs of the patient.
7.---Effectively delegates care as appropriate while retaining
accountability for the quality of care given to patients and
8.---Consistently documents in the patient and unit records
according to written health system standards of care in order to
meet legal and quality patient care requirements.
9.---Provides safe therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic
way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care.
Integrates knowledge, skills and experiences to meet the needs of
patients and families throughout the continuum.
10.---In conjunction with case management, develops a plan to
connect the patient and family to the appropriate community
resources to meet their post-acute care needs.---
11.---Incorporates national and organizational goals to improve
quality, patient safety and satisfaction.
12.---Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience
by building healing relationships with patients, families, and
13.---Identifies ethical situations within patient care or within
the workforce and seeks to mitigate as appropriate.
14.---Practices solid communication skills and is able to
articulate and translate the patient's condition to physicians and
other colleagues; effectively utilizes AIDET and SBAR communication
15.---Demonstrates knowledge of principles of adult learning
(and/or teaching children) and applies in teaching patients,
families, students and new staff.
16.---Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and
families to meet regulatory requirements and effectively prepare
them for the episode of care as well as transitions from one level
of care to another.
17.---Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry, and
continuous development by asking for feedback and improving
18.---Identifies opportunities for quality improvement to
colleagues and management.
19.---Applies evidence-based practice as a regular aspect of
20.---Ensures improvements in the practice setting by assuming
responsibility for self-development in life-long learning.---
21.---Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of patient,
hospital, community and nursing profession through cost containment
measures, maintaining confidentiality, appropriate ethical
decision-making, adherence to organizational policies and
procedures, and ensuring patient safety.
22.---Demonstrates an understanding of cultural intelligence,
workplace horizontal violence and impairment and holds peers
accountable for healthy relationships.
23.---Models safe work hours, time management and healthy
24.---Participates in unit-based shared governance activities while
25.---Takes personal accountability for improving quality, patient
safety and satisfaction outcomes.
26.---Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the
quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
Education and Licensure Required: Registered Nurse (RN)
Required:--- ADN---or Diploma
BLS required (and ACLS, if applicable)
-- Minimum Experience: At least one (1) year of RN experience
Demonstrated competence in Registered Nurse I performance
expectations or meets experience requirements upon hire -- Minimum
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong interpersonal,
communication, and organizational skills. -- Physical Requirements:
Sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling - 30% - 50% of
Twisting, climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, reaching,
grasping, stooping, bending and repetitive movements - Up to 30% of
Lifting up to 10 lbs - Up to 30% of time
Carrying up to 10 lbs- Up to 30% of time
Working near moving parts - 30% - 50% of time
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0240493
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Day Job
- Market: CHI St. Luke's Springwoods Village Hospital
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