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Registered Nurse IV Intensive Care Unit (ICU) FT Nights

HCA Healthcare
San Antonio, TX 78202
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SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Northeast MethodistHospital

Northeast Methodist Hospital has played a major role in thephenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County. It islicensed for 179 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s HospitalSafety Grade A. We offer a full array of services including 24/7 emergencycare, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, inpatient rehabilitation,orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatientsurgeries and procedures.

Northeast Methodist Hospital isan accredited Chest Pain Center and is a Certified Stroke Center by The JointCommission. We are recognized as an Accredited Heart Failure Center by theHealthcare Colloquium and as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by TheJoint Commission. Our hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® BronzeReceiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific qualityimprovement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for thetreatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks and the Texas Award forPerformance Excellence. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select NortheastMethodist Hospital under Locations.

 

ICU Highlights:

20 BedUnit

Patientpopulations commonly served:

¨ General Medical:Asthma, COPD, DKA, ESRD, GI Bleed, MSOD, Pancreatitis, Sepsis,alcohol/substance withdrawal and Respiratory Failure, PE,

    Prismaflex CRRTdelivery for AKI, seizure management.

¨ Cardiovascular: ACS,Dysrhythmias, CABG surgery, valve replacements, wedge resections, VATS, CEA’s,fem-pops, AAA Repair, Impella, IABP management

¨ Neurosurgical:Stroke management, SAH, SDH, Transphenoidal pituitary and tumor resections,SIADH and DI management, EVD management, ICP monitoring, craniotomy  management and lumbar drain management.

¨ General Surgery:  Multiple service lines

 

Shifts,Ratios and Scheduling:

¨ Modified self-scheduling of 12 hour shifts, to improvework-life balance

¨ ICU maintains 1-3 RN to patient ration, based  upon level of acuity

What makescritical care special at NEMH?

¨ Highlighted by HCA in 2019, for tripling CCRNcertifications in 12 months

¨ Ideal work environment with team based approach to care

¨ Active Professional Practice Council (shared governancemodel)

¨ Supportive Leadership

¨ Safe Staffing Ratios

 

HospitalAccolades:

¨ Joint Commission Accreditation

¨ Leap Frog “A” Status (4 consecutive years)

¨ Joint Commission Sepsis Certification

¨ Primary Stroke Center Certification

¨ ANC Pathways Designation

¨ Baldridge Award Recipient

 


The Registered Nurse (RN) IV 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:
  1. Applies nursing judgment through a thorough, systematic approach of applying the nursing process, to include:
    1. Assessment: Conducts ongoing focused physical, psychosocial, and pain assessments; includes assessment of patient education needs.
    2. 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.
    3. Implementation: Prioritizes and implements an efficient nursing plan of care.
    4. 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.
  2. Collaborates with patient care team members on patient care plan, incorporating consistent use of hand-off communication and SBAR communication methods.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Maintains current nursing knowledge to assure a safe working environment.

Qualifications

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:

ALL of the following:
1) Minimum of twelve (12) months clinical experience working as RN in specialty area of hire.
2) Approved for and maintains requirements of the MHS Nursing Clinical Excellence program RN level IV.

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