Catholic Health Initiatives Staff RN - ICU - Lufkin (full-time days) in LUFKIN, Texas
Staff RN - ICU - Lufkin (full-time days)
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
- 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
- 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
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 care.
- Quality – completes
work with accuracy and thoroughness.
- Productivity –
efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work.
- Customer Focus –
lives organizational and departmental service standards.
- Reliability –
completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed.
- Availability – meets
attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed.
- Decision Making – displays
sound judgment; works with minimal supervision.
- Initiative – seeks
out productive duties in absence of guidance; is a self-starter.
- Adheres to Policy –
follows CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital rules, policies, procedures and
- Interpersonal Relationships – cooperates, communicates and
works well with others.
- Professionalism – represents CHI St. Luke’s Memorial
Hospital positively in actions and appearance.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Texas Registered Nurse License
ACLS – within 60 days of hire/transfer
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.
Critical thinking skills
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal
Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based software programs
- Does not require prior experience
Primary Location TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 1800001265
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.