The Registered Nurse provides direction to professional and non-professional clinical personnel in providing direct patient care. The Registered Nurse provides high quality, skilled nursing services assisting all patients to achieve optimum health and functional health status following an illness requiring hospitalization. Through collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals, the nurse prepares the patient and family for discharge to home or another setting for continued care.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE
Previous clinical nursing experience.
Current licensure in Texas as a registered Nurse
Certified through the American Heart Association Basic Life Support required.
ACLS certification preferred within the first year of hire.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
Interpersonal and critical thinking skills required. Excellent communication and team work skills. Basic clinical, computer & typing skills.
Includes working rotational shifts, holiday, and every other weekend. May be required to participate in “on call” basis staffing. Schedules and work shifts may be changed in respect to patient procedure demands and hospital census. During low census or low procedure volumes, staff may be required to rotate days off without pay or utilize skills within the hospital.