Under the general direction of the Director, the Registered Nurse is responsible for professional nursing care and related assistance to patients of any age group admitted to the area employed. The Registered Nurse provides direction to Licensed Vocational Nurses and non-licensed nursing personnel in providing direct patient care. The Registered Nurse supports the medical care of patients under the direction of the Medical Staff pursuant to the mission and objectives of the Hospital.
ANA Standards of Practice.
The registered nurse collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health or the situation.
The registered nurse analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or issues.
C. Outcomes Identification
The registered nurse identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the situation.
The registered nurse develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
The registered nurse implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment.
The registered nurse evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
G. Quality of Practice
The registered nurse systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
A. Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse or a recognized compact state license.
B. Previous clinical nursing experience in provision of medical surgical nursing desired.
C. Current verification of competency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation with unit specific competencies obtained within one year of employment.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
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