Registered Nurse II Intensive Care Unit (ICU) FT Nights

Methodist StoneOak Hospital Opening in March 2009, Methodist Stone Oak Hospital continues to growand build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch cometogether. Ours is a beautiful, streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focusedhealth care facility equipped with the most modern technology available andstaffed by people who genuinely care for the well-being of others. Thehospital's services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics andgynecology, oncology, neurosurgery and orthopedics. In November 2017 thehospital expanded by more than 100,000 square feet and 102 beds bringing ourtotal number of licensed beds to over 210. Methodist Stone Oak Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission instroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. The hospitalbelongs to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery and has become a leader inrobotic surgeries with a highly experienced team of surgeons offering thisminimally invasive option to patients. We have been recognized as a JointCommission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® and by as #1 inSan Antonio and #6 in the entire nation. Methodist Stone Oak is 1 of only 102hospitals to receive's 5-star rating out of thousands ofhospitals. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist StoneOak Hospital under Locations. The Registered Nurse (RN) is the patient and patient's family advocate. The RN consistently applies and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills, and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to patients. The RN collaborates with the patient care team to achieve quality patient outcomes. Communicates and utilizes interpersonal skills effectively and role models confidence and professionalism within nursing by active engagement in unit and organizational activities. Demonstrates team work, adaptability, and is a resource person to the patient care team. The RN is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies, and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224). Essential Job Functions: * Applies nursing judgment through a thorough, systematic approach of applying the nursing process, to include: * Assessment: Conducts ongoing focused physical, psychosocial, and pain assessments; includes assessment of patient education needs. * Planning: Utilizes the assessment, identifies problems, makes nursing diagnoses, formulates goals, teaching plans and outcomes to create an individualized plan of care. Identifies individual patient goals, readiness to learn, and incorporates family into the plan of care. * Implementation: Prioritizes and implements an efficient nursing plan of care. * Evaluation/Reassessment: Consistently conducts timely evaluations, recognizes changes in patient conditions, determines when reassessments are needed, and adjusts the plan of care as necessary. Compares expected and achieved outcomes of nursing care utilizing the plan of care. * Collaborates with patient care team members on patient care plan, incorporating consistent use of hand-off communication and SBAR communication methods. * Prioritizes tasks and adjusts priorities when necessary. Maintains an orderly, efficient, and timely flow of patients. Recognizes and reports errors or unusual occurrences, and initiates corrective action when appropriate. * Makes accurate, complete, and timely entries into the patient medical record addressing all steps of the nursing process. Actively communicates with members of the healthcare team, patient, and patient family. * Maintains current nursing knowledge to assure a safe working environment. EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Required: Graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program. * Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required: 1. Required: RN License to practice as a professional registered nursing in the state of Texas or Active Multi-State RN Compact License. (Employees with RN Compact License are required to obtain Texas RN License within 90 days of hire date.) 2. Preferred: Certification in their specialty EXPERIENCE: * A minimum of six (6) months clinical experience as a licensed RN
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
Full time
San Antonio, Texas, US