The RN II is a staff nurse, who as an experienced clinician functions at the Competent stage of Benner's model of clinical practice. The RN II provides direct patient care effectively and efficiently to a patient team which may include patients with varied and complex needs. The RN II assumes leadership roles with progressive responsibility including but not limited to participating in or leading unit and shared governance initiatives, serving as charge nurse or preceptor to students or new employees, and possibly contributing to service line or hospital wide initiatives Duties and Responsibilities are cross-referenced to the hospital's Pillars of Excellence: People (providing direction and plans, leading and managing people, ICARE values) Service (patient/customer satisfaction, interpersonal effectiveness) Quality and Safety (making judgments and decisions) Finance (driving for performance excellence) Innovation and Growth (leading improvement and innovation, role-specific expertise)
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
10 CEU's annually (5 within specialty)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS At least 18 months' experience required
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Registered nurse with current Texas license BLS Other certifications as required by unit/service
Must have ACLS upon hire and PALS within the first three months of hire.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must be able to perform skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable. Basic computer skills Must be able to write and speak effectively in English Competencies, skills, training as listed in Policy NU-903, 'Competence of Nursing Staff' and HR 07 'Competency Assessment'
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