The Registered Nurse coordinates nursing care for the patient and participates in patient / family education. Works collaboratively with ancillary staff and other patient care personnel in maintaining standards of professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in performance improvement activities to improve patient safety and quality of care. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of Bayshore Medical Center.
Licensure/ Certification/ Registration: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of Texas is required. Current BLS (Basic Life Support), ACLS and NIH Stroke Scale Certification required. Candidates without ACLS certification are eligible for employment but must complete within six (6) months from the date of hire. Candidates without NIH Stroke Scale certification must complete within three months from the date of hire. New Graduate Nurses must complete ACLS certification within 1 year from date of hire.
Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
Experience: Six months of experience preferred but new graduates will be considered.
Special Qualifications: Successful completion of hospital, general nursing, and unit specific orientation. Effective oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with computer technology. Ability to work well with others in a team environment to ensure quality patient care. Strong
problem solving and customer service skills. Able to read, write, speak and comprehend English. Will be required to work weekdays, weekends and holidays. Due to changes in patient census, may be required to leave early, rotate days off or help other departments.
HCA Inc - 17 months ago
HCA dispenses TLC for a profit. HCA Holdings, through HCA, Inc. (Hospital Corporation of America) operates more than 160 acute care,...