RN - ICU - Full Time - Days
Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. With the staff nurse's professional practice he/she Responsible for participating in and maintaining quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations. Provide patient care in compliance with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice as defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focused manner. Collects pertinent social, psychological, developmental and spiritual data from the patient, significant others and other health care teammembers.
Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing diagnosis and goals, plansappropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome of theinterventions.
Consistentlydocumentsinthepatientandunitrecordsaccordingtowrittenhealthsystemstandards of care in order to meet legal and quality patient carerequirements.
ProvidesappropriateteachingandinformationtopatientsandfamiliesincludinginformationonPain Management, Nutrition, Skin Integrity, fall prevention, Diabetes, Disease Process, Smoking Cessation, and Dischargeinstructions.
Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of the patient, Hospital, community and nursing professionthroughcostcontainmentmeasures,maintainingconfidentiality,appropriateethicaldecision–making and ensuring patient safety.
Usesinterventionssubstantiatedbyresearchasappropriateinthepatientpopulation,participatesin research activities, identifies opportunities for research, and collaborates with the Outcomes managers anddepartment.
Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the quality and the effectiveness of nursing practice. Assists in collecting quality data, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve qualitycare.
Quality – completes work with accuracy and thoroughness.
Productivity – efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work.
Customer Focus – lives organizational and departmental service standards.
Reliability – completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed.
Availability – meets attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed.
Decision Making – displays sound judgment; works with minimal supervision.
Initiative – seeks out productive duties in absence of guidance; is a self-starter.
Adheres to Policy – follows CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital rules, policies, procedures and guidelines.
Interpersonal Relationships – cooperates, communicates and works well with others.
Professionalism – represents CHI St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital positively in actions and appearance.
· Associate's Degree inNursing or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
· Texas Registered NurseLicense
· ACLS – within 6 months of hire/transfer
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
· Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care andtreatment.
· Critical thinkingskills
· Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal
· Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based softwareprograms
· Does not require priorexperience