Catholic Health Initiatives RN-Flex Team I - Emergency Department (San Felipe) PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

RN-Flex Team I - Emergency Department (San Felipe) PRN

Description

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. With the staff nurse's professional practice he/she Responsible for participating in and maintaining quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations. Provide patient care in compliance with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice as defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIRED:

  • Medical Center-Bachelor's Degree for all transfers and new hires

  • Community Hospitals-Associate's Degree

  • Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Based on location assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or PALS

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • None required

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Validation is required for the skills needed

in the following areas for providing care in the Emergency Department:

  • Abdominal Emergencies (Appendicitis, EctopicPregnancy, PID, Hepatitis, Pancreatitis, Bowel Obstruction, AcuteCholecystitis, GI Bleed);

  • CV Emergencies ( ACS/Angina/AMI, CHF,Cardiogenic Shock, Hypovolemic Shock, Obstructive Shock, Hypertension, DVT,Aortic Aneurysm, Sickle Cell Crisis);

  • Endocrine Emergencies (Diabetes Mellitus,Hyperosmolar Non-Ketotic, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Thyroid Storm);

  • Neurological Emergencies (Ischemic Stroke,Subdural Hematoma, Seizures, Meningitis, Guillian-Barre, Spinal Cord Injury);

  • Renal Emergencies (Acute Renal Insufficiency,Kidney Stones, Hyperkalemia, Pyelonephritis, Urinary Retention);

  • Reproductive Emergencies (Testicular Torsion,Priapism, Vaginal Bleeding, Emergency Delivery);

  • Psychiatric Emergencies (Violent, aggressiveor destructive behavior);

  • Pediatric Emergencies (Apnea, Asthma, Croup,Epiglottitis, Febrile Seizures, Intussusception of the bowel, Tetralogy ofFallot);

  • Arterial puncture; Cardioversion; Chesttubes; C-Spine Immobilization; Cultures (blood, sputum/aspirate, urine, wound,viral/nasal/ invasive lines); Endotracheal Tube; Irrigation (eye, ear);Moderate Sedation (conscious); Pedi patient; Pelvic exams; Nebulizer Treatment;Restraints; Splintng; Suctioning; Stretchers

BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Age Specific CompetenciesAll Age Groups - Birth and above

Sitting Up to 30%

Standing Greater than 50%

Walking Greater than 50%

Pushing Greater than 50%

Pulling Greater than 50%

Twisting Greater than 50%

Climbing None

Balancing Up to

30%

Kneeling Up to 30%

Crawling None

Reaching Greater than 50%

Grasping Greater

than 50%

Stooping Greater than 50%

Bending None

Driving None

Repetitive

Movements None

Lifting up to 10lbs Greater than 50% Lifting 11 - 20 lbs Up to 30%

Lifting 21 - 50lbs None Lifting 51 - 100lbs None Lifting greater than 100lbs 12

Carrying up to 10lbs Greater than 50% Carrying 11 - 20 lbs Up to 30% Carrying

21 - 50lbs None Carrying 51 - 100lbs None Carrying greater than 100lbs None

Exposure to dust, fumes, odors None Exposure to extreme heat or cold None Work

near moving parts None Risk of electrical shock None Uneven terrain None Heights

None Radiation None Chemicals None Toxic Waste None

Job RN

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-SAN FELIPE HEALTH CENTER

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0189927

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.