"Must Have" Skills for this Job:
1.Graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program.
2.RN License to practice as a professional registered nursing in the state of Texas
3.BLS Certification required
4.Minimum of 2 year clinical experience as a licensed RN
5.Minimum of 2 years clinical experience in the Emergency Department
6.Approved for and maintains requirements of the Nursing Clinical Excellence program RN level IV.
About this Job:
1.Assessment: Conducts comprehensive, timely, and ongoing focused physical, psycho- social and pain assessments; includes assessment of patient education needs.
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 a competent, prioritized and efficient nursing plan of care.
Consistently conducts timely evaluation, anticipates and 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.