Job Ref: 17749
Talent Area: RN - OR
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: DAYWork Week
6 shifts minimum
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.
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)
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
Bachelor’s degree preferred
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”
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