Catholic Health Initiatives Staff RN - ICU - Lufkin (full-time days) in LUFKIN, Texas

Staff RN - ICU - Lufkin (full-time days)

Description

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

PositionResponsibilities

  • 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

Discharge instructions.

  • 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 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

guidelines.

  • Interpersonal Relationships – cooperates, communicates and

works well with others.

  • Professionalism – represents CHI St. Luke’s Memorial

Hospital positively in actions and appearance.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Licensure/Certification

  • Texas Registered Nurse License

  • BLS

  • ACLS – within 60 days of hire/transfer

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Effective Communication

  • 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

Experience

  • Does not require prior experience

Job RN

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.