$20,000 Sign-on Bonus for
RNs and up to $10,000 Relocation assistance
*The Crisis Sign-on Bonus for
Nurses is for nurses hired into positions providing direct, bedside
care and who accept an offer before September 30th,
Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic
medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of
Medicine and CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical
Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a
cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962
by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in
Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing
Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving
the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three
community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for
the Greater Houston area.
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the
alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health.
With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and
hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit
is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
Assessment: Does admission and ongoing assessment of
patient’s condition. Provides nursing care to meet the
patient’s physical, psychological and spiritual needs.
Notifies doctor of changes in assessment that require
2. Planning: Designs, directs, evaluates, and documents
the plan of care, patient/family teaching and the transition of
care plan to include a safe appropriate level of care
discharge. Works with other clinical disciplines to meet
specialized patient care and discharge needs. Formulates a
plan of care and daily goals that takes into consideration the
individualized needs of the patient.
3. Implementation: Prepares patients physically,
psychologically, and spiritually for treatments, surgeries and
diagnostic studies to help reduce patient anxiety. Knows patients'
conditions and reports significant changes to Charge Nurse/Team
Leader, and/or physician. Implements patient safety initiative and
protocols including medication safety practices, physician orders,
4. Evaluation: Reassesses patients at appropriate intervals
following interventions. Notifies physician as necessary to modify
interventions. Adjusts nursing care to meet patient's emerging and
5. Report Skills: Gives and receives report using Bedside
Shift Report including family participation. Provides an accurate
and comprehensive report to the oncoming shift to help establish
continuity of patient care. Receives report from off-going shift
and delegates tasks as needed to provide continuity of care
according to coworker's experience, abilities and the patient's
6. Environment & Patient Safety: Maintains patient and work
environment to maximize safe working space. Promptly removes
all used and soiled equipment, linen, etc. to appropriate location.
Incorporates national and organizational goals to improve quality,
patient safety and satisfaction. Reports all patient safety and
hazard concerns immediately.
7. Supplies: Maintains accurate documentation of charges and
supplies used to provide patient care through cost containment
8. Time Management: Clocks in and out appropriately
according to policy to ensure work is stated and completed on
time. Obtains Director/designees/House Supervisor approval
before working overtime, including incremental overtime.
9. Documentation: 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
10. License and Competency: Maintains RN license to practice
in the State of Texas including multi-state licensure requirements.
Takes responsibility for meeting competency requirements. Assists
with the orientation of new employees and floated staff as
requested and assigned.
11. Professional Responsibility: Maintains all
professional licenses, certifications, and annual competencies
prior to deadline. Attends mandatory in-services, workshops,
town halls, and 75% of all unit meetings per year.
Stays up-to-date on communication, including emails and current
journals to keep abreast of new developments in the medical and
12. Patient Care: Notifies and escalates concerns to
appropriate providers of life-threatening changes and notes
physician response. 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 following the Catholic
Ethical and Religious Directives (ERD).
13. Patient Experience: Creates a caring and
compassionate patient focused experience by building healing
relationships with patients, families, and colleagues. Performs
hourly rounding and bedside shift report, updating the patient
communication board and providing service recovery as
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Education and Licensure:
BSN Required at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
License applicable to The State of Texas
0 - 1 year of RN experience.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• Knowledge of the principles and skills of the nursing
process to provide patient care and treatment.
• Critical thinking skills
• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and
• Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based