The registered nurse is responsible for assessing, evaluating, implementing, and planning patient centered care for all assigned patients on the unit during his/her shift, according to the standards of care of Central Texas Medical Center.
Responsible for gathering and documenting complete data on each new admission to the unit.
Responsible for compiling and maintaining accurate documentation in the plan of care on each patient including, but not limited to, spiritual care, end of life decisions, supplies and procedures, admission screen, patient and family teaching and counseling, and clinical path.
Actively participates in continuous quality improvement.
Manages all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment; and, promotes and participates in teamwork with physicians and personnel of this and other departments.
Follows all departmental safety policies and procedures regarding patient care and one’s personal protection and patient safety. Develops self professionally and participates in hospital and departmental activities.
Understands the Computerized Physician Order Entry process and proficiently uses the electronic medical record for retrieval of patient information.
Understands computer downtime procedures.
Monitors Electronic Medical Record for new physician orders and diagnostic results.
Completes other tasks as assigned.
Education & Experience
Be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing and six months to one year related experience and/or training. A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing is preferred.
Licensure, Certification & Registration
Must hold a current certificate in C.P.R.
Must hold a current certificate in NRP or obtain within 3 months.
Must hold a current certificate in STABLE or obtain within 6 months.
Must hold a current license or be eligible for license as an RN in the state of Texas.
Central Texas Medical Center
Staff / Associate
Apr 25, 2013, 7:24:36 AM
Adventist Health System
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The mission of Central Texas Medical Center is to serve our fellow man and support the healing ministry of Jesus Christ through quality...