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Registered Nurse​/Acute Care Nights

Job in Lubbock - Lubbock County - TX Texas - USA , 79401
Company: Surgery Partners
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-09
Job specializations:
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Nursing
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Registered Nurse/Acute Care Full Time Nights 7p-7a $10,000.00 Sign On

We work hard to make sure people love their work here. Many have been with us from the very beginning. Because we're physician-owned, we understand the value of having a well-trained, well-resourced staff. When it comes to procedural healthcare, experience matters.

Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital specializes in the care of cardiac, orthopedic, nephrology, urology, and general medical patients. We are also a highly active inpatient center mainly centered on surgical procedures that include cardiothoracic, orthopedic, urology, and general surgery. We have a 24-hour Emergency Department with 5 fully equipped ED rooms, 4 fully operating OR rooms, 4 cardiac catherization labs with 1 electrophysiology room, 11-day surgery rooms, 58 acute care beds spread over three units, and 16 cardiac critical care rooms. We pride ourselves on giving the best overall care possible to our patients and on our family style atmosphere that includes everyone: patients and their families, physicians, and our employees.

Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital is committed to providing better outcomes for our employees!

* Great Benefits - Medical, Vision, Dental, PTO & 401K
* Individually Tailored 6-12 Week Orientation
* 12 hour shifts
* Opportunities for Advancement
* Career Ladder for RNs, LVNs, & CSTs
* 1:1 or 1:2 Nurse/Patient ratio in CCCU
* 1:4 or 1:5 Nurse/ Patient ratio in Acute Care
* Family Atmosphere
* Opportunity for Multi-Unit Training
* Free CEUs through Healthstream, our online training system
* 7a-7p & 7p-7a shifts available in CCCU & AC

LHSH Acute Care: Full Time Nights 7p - 7a

$10,000.00 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Candidates

This position qualifies for the LHSH Employee Referral Program

Job Summary

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

Minimum Education and Experience

Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate's degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience.

Your Essential Job Functions

* Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients.
* Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources.
* Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients.
* Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs.
* Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan.
* Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients.
* Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units.
* Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers.
* Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients.
* Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit.
* Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care.
* Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record.
* Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist.
* Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients.
* Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia.
* May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff.
* Attends meetings as required
* Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status.
* Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities.
* Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens
* Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director

LHSH Incentives

* Flexible Scheduling
* No mandatory overtime
* Career Ladder
* Sign On Bonus available (if applicable)
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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