R N - PRN FLOAT POOL
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. Is able to perform basic nursing functions in all care areas.
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.
Directs the work of LVNs, CNAs, unit clerk, nurse techs, and students.
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 one year recent related experience and/or training in each chosen department.
Licensure, Certification & Registration
Must hold a current certificate in BCLS.
Must obtain and hold a current certificate in ACLS within 3 months of hire.
Must obtain and hold a current certificate in PALS in Emergency Department within 3 months of hire (or 3 months after the requirement to hold such certification)
Must obtain and hold a current certificate in PALS and NRP for Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Post Partum, and Nursery within 3 months of hire (or 3 months after the requirement to hold such certification).
Must hold a current license or be eligible for license as an RN in the state of
Central Texas Medical Center
Staff / Associate
Feb 14, 2013, 10:51:21 AM
Adventist Health System - 10 months ago