The SPS RN A PRN provides direct nursing care in a diverse healthcare environment in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
Competently applies the Patient Centered Care Nursing Process including the patient /family, Evidence-Based Practices (EBP), Safety and Process Improvement for patient and unit outcomes of care.
Competently applies collaborative teamwork and leadership as a member of an inter-professional team to coordinate patient centered care for quality patient and unit outcomes of care processes.
Competently applies information resources technology and processes to communicate for quality patient outcomes and unit outcomes of care and processes.
Exemplifies professionalism: applies lifelong learning; contributes to the science of nursing; participates in governance; shares knowledge to expand the scale and scope of best practices with others; builds the ethical, moral and regulatory base for best practices and processes of patient and unit care. Maintains clinical competencies (to include population specific competencies) in one specialty. Assumes responsibility for acquiring knowledge and experiences and integrates, as appropriate, into patient care delivery based upon specific patient needs. Will float throughout the SETON Network to provide coverage of nursing needs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
May be required to be "on-call."
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS-HCP) course completion card from the American Heart Association is required prior to hire or job transfer date.
Temporary or permanent license to practice professional nursing as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Texas is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's or Master's in Nursing is preferred
Two (2) years of RN experience is required.