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Company: The Hospitals of Providence
Location: Horizon City, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

The purpose of this position is to perform the primary functions of a nurse in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating patient care.   



Basic Qualifications

  • BSN, strongly preferred; Minimum of ADN or Nursing Diploma required
  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse without sanctions, required
  • 1-year progressive experience working as an RN in a high acuity Medical Intensive Care Unit required or 2+ years RN experience in other critical care or step-down unit in lieu of MICU experience
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS (or ENPC) certifications, required
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication


Essential Job Functions

  • Plan, prioritize and provide proficient, age-specific and developmentally/specialty appropriate nursing care by applying advanced specialty clinical nursing knowledge and skills and for ensuring the comfort and safety of patients/families
  • Follow physician's orders in the delivery of nursing care
  • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
  • Adhere to required infection control, isolation procedures and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient care
  • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulations
  • Perform admission, discharge and transfer procedures
  • Assemble equipment and supplies for various diagnostic or treatment procedures in the specialty service area; perform or assist others with procedures or treatments 
  • Handle care in accordance with legal, hospital/facility, departmental policies and procedures, and established standards of nursing care and practice, as defined by the Board of Nursing for that State.
  • Ability to recognize critical findings and timely communicate changes in the patient's condition to the appropriate patient care providers.
  • Adapts to a rapidly changing work environment.
  • Can interpret reports, data, observations/assessments, and medical information to determine the needs of the patient and family.
  • Demonstrates advanced patient monitoring and assessment skills including, but not limited to:
    • Arterial Blood Gases: Collection & Analysis
    • BiPAP Management
    • Cardiac Monitoring: 12-Lead EKG
    • Cardiac Monitoring: Bedside Cardiac Monitor
    • Cardiac Monitoring: Arrhythmia Interpretation
    • Preparing, Mixing, and Administering Medications
    • Titrating medication according to patient condition, provider's orders, and/or organization protocol


Other Job Functions

  • Perform all Quality Assessment activities as assigned and document
  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


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