RN II - Operating Room Springwoods Village


CHI St. Luke's Springwoods Village Hospital


Posted Under: Spring, Texas jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 77393
Posted On: 2019-10-10



The
Woodlands Hospital


A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and
Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services,
diagnostic imaging, women's services (digital mammography and bone density
studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and
surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical
affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's
Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children's Hospital.


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Position
Summary:


The
Registered Nurse II practices as a full partner on the multidisciplinary team.
Independently plans, implements, and evaluates patient care and performs
related duties as required. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care, assures
continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education
and coordination of services, and acts as a patient and family advocate.
Demonstrates and models the full range of nursing professional practice in both
patient care provided and in development of strategies to improve patient
outcomes, satisfaction, and cost effectiveness at the unit level.


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Position
Responsibilities:


1.--Demonstrates accountability for
professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and
patient care.

2.--Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and
responds willingly to care team member needs for assistance.

3.--Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility with the change process.

4.--Leads multidisciplinary rounds to facilitate appropriateness of care
and smooth transitions across the continuum.--

5.--Effectively applies the nursing process within the framework of the
organization's professional model of care, using the nursing process to meet
the clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family.

6.--Formulates a plan of care and daily goals that takes into consideration
the individualized needs of the patient.

7.--Effectively delegates care as appropriate while retaining
accountability for the quality of care given to patients and families.

8.--Consistently documents in the patient and unit records according to
written health system standards of care in order to meet legal and quality
patient care requirements.

9.--Provides safe therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way.
Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Integrates knowledge,
skills and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout
the continuum.

10.--In conjunction with case management, develops a plan to connect the
patient and family to the appropriate community resources to meet their
post-acute care needs.--

11.--Incorporates national and organizational goals to improve quality,
patient safety and satisfaction.

12.--Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by
building healing relationships with patients, families, and colleagues.

13.--Identifies ethical situations within patient care or within the
workforce and seeks to mitigate as appropriate.

14.--Practices solid communication skills and is able to articulate and
translate the patient's condition to physicians and other colleagues;
effectively utilizes AIDET and SBAR communication methods.

15.--Demonstrates knowledge of principles of adult learning (and/or
teaching children) and applies in teaching patients, families, students and new
staff.

16.--Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to
meet regulatory requirements and effectively prepare them for the episode of
care as well as transitions from one level of care to another.

17.--Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry, and continuous
development by asking for feedback and improving practice.

18.--Identifies opportunities for quality improvement to colleagues and
management.

19.--Applies evidence-based practice as a regular aspect of professional
practice.

20.--Ensures improvements in the practice setting by assuming
responsibility for self-development in life-long learning.--

21.--Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of patient, hospital,
community and nursing profession through cost containment measures, maintaining
confidentiality, appropriate ethical decision-making, adherence to
organizational policies and procedures, and ensuring patient safety.

22.--Demonstrates an understanding of cultural intelligence, workplace
horizontal violence and impairment and holds peers accountable for healthy
relationships.

23.--Models safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyles.

24.--Participates
in unit-based shared governance activities while on duty.

25.--Takes personal accountability for improving quality, patient safety
and satisfaction outcomes.

26.--Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the quality and
effectiveness of nursing practice.














Education and
Licensure Required:


Registered
Nurse (RN)

Required:-- ADN--or Diploma

BLS required (and ACLS, if applicable)


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Minimum Experience:


At
least one (1) year of RN experience

Demonstrated competence in Registered Nurse I performance expectations or meets
experience requirements upon hire


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Minimum Knowledge,
Skills, and Abilities:


Strong
interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills


Validation
is required for the skills needed in the following areas for providing care in
the operating room:


Perioperative
Assessment, Cardiac Arrest in the Surgical Suite, Draping, Electrosurgery Unit,
Environment of Care, Extubation, Fire Prevention, Gowning and Gloving Team
Members, Grounding Pad Application, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Surgical Counts,
Laser Safety, Latex Allergy, Malignant Hyperthermia, Medication Safety and
Administration, Patient Confidentiality, Patient Education, Patient
Positioning, Personal Protective Equipment, Pressure Injury Prevention,
Radiation Safety, Sharps Safety, Skin Preparation, Specimen Collection, Sterile
Field Management, Surgical Attire, Surgical Hand Scrub, Surgical Wound
Classification, Universal Protocol, and Venous Thromboembolism Prevention.


Point
of Care Testing if required by location


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Physical
Requirements:


Sitting,
standing, walking, pushing, pulling - 30% - 50% of time

Twisting, climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, reaching, grasping,
stooping, bending and repetitive movements - Up to 30% of time

Lifting up to 10 lbs - Up to 30% of time

Carrying up to 10 lbs- Up to 30% of time

Working near moving parts - 30% - 50% of time



















Additional Information


































































  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0245426

























































































































































  • Schedule: Full-time

























































































































































  • Shift: Day Job




































































































  • Market: CHI St. Luke's Springwoods Village Hospital


























































































































































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