RN Staff, Resource Team, Med Surg, ED, Carthage, PRN, Variable
Company: UT Health East Texas
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Overview Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of
Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People.
Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive
difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work
closely together to create a positive experience for our patients
and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and
provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future.
You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in
someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place.
Tyler, TX is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the
privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.
Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is
comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east
Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed
in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services
to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics,
Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a
metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. POSITION
SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivery of
patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning,
implementation, and evaluation. This position is responsible for
the following: Directing and coordinating all nursing care for
patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards.
Collaborating with other professional disciplines to ensure
effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement
of desired patient outcomes. Contributing to the provision of
quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques
that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. What You Will
Be Doing: 1. Deliver individualized, goal-directed nursing care
using a systematic approach and according to standards of care,
facility's code of conduct compliance, and policy in collaboration
with patients and interdisciplinary healthcare team members:
Collect patient's health data. Analyze assessment data in
determining patient problems. Identify expected outcomes
individualized to the patient. Develop a comprehensive plan of care
that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
Implement interventions identified in the plan of care. Evaluate
patient's progress toward attainment of outcomes. Assist with the
plan of care, evaluate, modify and coordinate care and communicate
well with other disciplines. Serve as a resource for learning needs
of patients, significant others, and families. Provide for the care
of multiple patients and/or delegation of care to other members of
the healthcare team. Supervise nursing care provided by others for
whom the RN is administratively or professionally responsible.
Delegate tasks to unlicensed personnel in compliance with the Board
of Nursing. Document relevant data according to hospital standards.
Conduct discharge planning, assisting the patient/significant
others to obtain knowledge about illness, injury prevention, and
teaching. Maintain confidentiality with all information. 2.
Systematically evaluate quality and factors relating to safety,
effectiveness, and cost in planning and delivering patient care:
Participate in quality of care activities such as the
implementation of a continuous quality improvement plan and the
hospital wide performance improvement process, as appropriate to
position, education and practice environment. Utilize results of
quality of care activities to initiate changes in practice. 3.
Implement Infection Control, Safety and Risk Management Programs in
all nursing practices. 4. Demonstrate ability to adapt to varied
age-specific patient populations. 5. Acquire and maintain current
knowledge in nursing practice, for example: Complete mandatory
annual Learning Management System modules in a timely manner.
Attend departmental meetings per policy. 6. Contribute to
professional development of peers, colleagues and others, for
example. Recognize own learning needs and those of peers and
assists in meeting those needs to maximize professional development
and optimal medical/surgical nursing practice. 7. Assume all other
duties and responsibilities as necessary: Identify and/or assume
activities related to developmental needs of unit and/or nursing
department. Demonstrate dependability/flexibility in meeting
scheduling needs of unit and/or hospital. Accept assignment as
preceptor for new staff. Assure supplies and equipment necessary
for the care of patients is readily available and in working order.
Responsibilities QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Education:
Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) or Bachelor of Science in
Nursing (B.S.N.) from an accredited school. Experience: Prefer 2
years of nursing experience in an acute care setting. Position
requires fluency in English language to function in job environment
appropriately. Good interpersonal, communication, team-work, and
customer service skills. Good organizational, problem-solving and
follow-through skills. Ability to multi-task constantly, react to
changes quickly/productively, and tolerate interruptions. Ability
to perform work when no directions are given, and give directions
to others. Remain flexible, organized, professional and able to
analyze, make sound decisions under stressful or crisis situations.
Demonstrate knowledge of current computer systems, equipment or
programs used in the organization. Demonstrate maturity and
accountability. Certification and Licensure: Completion of
education to obtain Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). ACLS
certification preferred. BLS required PALS Certification (preferred
but not required). Compliance Requirements Comply with regulatory
requirements, guidelines, and policies Qualifications BEHAVIORAL
STANDARDS: Service Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely
care about people. Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing
lives for the better together Quality Clinical and Operational
Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best. Holistic Approach:
Think and act for the benefit of the whole. People Promote a
collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships
with others. Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver
excellence. Financial Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our
business. Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything
as efficient as possible. Growth Foster Innovation: Seek and apply
leading edge solutions. Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you
are going, how to get there and why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability
to sit/stand for long periods of time while completing work on a
computer Ability to lift 10 or more pounds Ability to move
throughout the workplace Now that you have read about what you will
be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a
difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an
equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with
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