RN Med Surg
West Houston Medical Center - Houston - Houston, TX

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The Medical Surgical RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
    Qualifications
      Required Job Qualifications include:
      • Current TX Licensure as an RN
      • 1-2 years experience as a RN Med Surg nurse.
      • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.
      • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
      • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
      • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
      • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
      • Must have American Heart CPR

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