Registered Nurse II (RN) - Medical ICU - Sign On Bonus!

Subspecialty: Intensive Care Unit

Posted: 6/7/2019

Company: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital - Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Location: Sugar Land, TX

Description: Registered Nurse II (RN) - Medical ICU - Sign On Bonus!
Full Time, Nights

At Houston Methodist, the Registered Nurse (RN) II position is a licensed staff nurse and experienced clinician who functions at the Competent to Proficient stage of Benner’s model of clinical practice.

• Provides professional nursing care to a diverse patient population, conducts nursing assessments, assists with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records.
• Provides direct patient care effectively and efficiently which may include patients with varied and complex needs.
• Communicates and collaborates with the physicians and interprofessional healthcare team to facilitate, coordinate and maintain compassionate, efficient, quality care and achievement of desired treatment outcomes.
• Demonstrates clinical competence when providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies, acting as a patient and family advocate in order to monitor and maintain patient rights.
• Assumes leadership roles with progressive responsibility including but not limited to participating in or leading unit and shared governance initiatives, serving as charge nurse or preceptor to students or new employees, and possibly contributing to service line or hospital-wide initiatives in partnership with management.

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: Requirements:
• Bachelor of Science or higher from an accredited School of Nursing
• 18 months of registered nurse experience in a healthcare environment
• Texas RN license or temporary TX RN license, should obtain permanent license within 90 days. Compact license acceptable according to current Board of Nursing requirements.
• American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
• Other credentials and certifications as defined by unit/service line
• American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC)-recognized certification in applicable specialty area preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist
• Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security
• Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles
• Strong assessment, organizational and problem solving skills
• Ability to function independently and exercise judgment in interactions with physicians, interprofessional care team and patients and their families
• Uses critical thinking skills and clinical judgment to work autonomously as defined by the Nurse Practice Act
• Demonstrates proficient time management skills
• Working knowledge of Microsoft products including Outlook

Job reference: AACN CareerCenter

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