Catholic Health Initiatives RN - Registered Nurse - Surgical ICU - (Variable Shift) - PRN in HOUSTON, Texas
RN - Registered Nurse - Surgical ICU - (Variable Shift) - PRN
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.
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
Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing
BLS required (and ACLS, if applicable)
Age Specific Competencies All AgeGroups - Birth and above Sitting Up to 30% Standing Greater than 50% WalkingGreater than 50% Pushing Greater than 50% Pulling Greater than 50% TwistingGreater than 50%
Balancing Up to 30% Kneeling Up to 30%
Crawling None Reaching Greater than 50%Grasping Greater than 50% Stooping Greater than 50%
Repetitive Movements None Lifting up to 10lbsGreater 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 Carrying51 - 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 ofelectrical shock None
Uneven terrain None Heights None
Chemicals None Toxic Waste None
- Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care
is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focused manner.
Collects pertinent social, psychological, developmental and spiritual data from
the patient, significant others and other health care team members.
- Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing
diagnosis and goals, plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome
of the interventions.
- Consistently documents in the patient and unit
records according to written health system standards of care in order to meet
legal and quality patient care requirements.
- Provides appropriate teaching and information to
patients and families including information on Pain Management, Nutrition, Skin
Integrity, Fall prevention, Diabetes, Disease Process, Smoking Cessation, and
- Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of
the patient, Hospital, community and nursing profession through cost
containment measures, maintaining confidentiality, appropriate ethical decision
–making, and ensuring patient safety.
- Uses interventions substantiated by research as
appropriate in the patient population, Participates in research activities,
identifies opportunities for research, and collaborates with the Outcomes
managers and department.
- Participates in quality of care activities,
evaluates the quality and the effectiveness of nursing practice. Assists in collecting
quality data, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve quality
Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER
Daily Schedule Variable
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0191951
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.