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RN PRN -Outpatient Surgery

Job Ref: 17749

Talent Area: RN - OR

Location:
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston, TX 77070

Area/Department: OR Services - OP Surgery CF

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: PRN

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week

As needed

6 shifts minimum



Company Profile

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital opened its doors to Northwest Houston in December 2000. In May 2010, a major expansion on the 52-acre campus doubled the size of the hospital, brining more expertise, more state-of-the-art technology and more specialized care to the community. With 251 licensed beds, 14 operating rooms and over 1,400 employees, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital was specifically designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.


Job Summary

The unit specific flex RN is an experienced Outpatient Surgery clinician who functions at the Competent or higher stage of Benner’s model of clinical expertise, supporting a particular nursing unit and patient population. The unit specific flex OR RN provides direct patient care effectively and efficiently to a patient team which may include patients with varied and complex needs. The unit specific flex RN supports unit leadership and has responsibility to participate in unit and hospital initiatives, and possibly contribute to service line or hospital wide activities. 

Duties and Responsibilities are cross-referenced to the hospital’s Pillars of Excellence:

People (providing direction and plans, leading and managing people, ICARE values)

Service (patient/customer satisfaction, interpersonal effectiveness)

Quality and Safety (making judgments and decisions)

Finance (driving for performance excellence)

Innovation and Growth (leading improvement and innovation, role-specific expertise)

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing

Bachelor’s degree preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum two years relevant RN experience in an acute care hospital.

Outpatient surgery experience preferred

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

Registered Nurse with current nursing license to practice in the state of Texas

BLS for all nurses, ACLS for those floating to ICU, ER, PACU, Cath Lab and PALS for those floating to PACU.  All certification must be approved by the American Heart Association. Other certifications as required by unit/service.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Must be able to perform skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and

   annual departmental competency checklist if applicable

Basic computer skills

Must be able to write and speak effectively in English

Competencies, skills, training as listed in Policy NU-903, “Competence of Nursing Staff”

   and HR 07 “Competency Assessment”

 


Equal Employment Opportunity

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