Job Ref: 22325
Talent Area: RN - Med/Surg
Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital
Baytown, TX 77520
Area/Department: Skilled Nursing
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: PRN
Organization: Houston Methodist
Work Shift: 7p-7a
Work Week: 12 hour shifts as needed.
Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital, located 35 miles southeast of Houston, is the area's only full-service hospital offering specialized medical care for patients at every stage in life. This 392 licensed bed hospital with 18 operating rooms, and over 1,400 employees, brings Medical Center excellence and quality care close to East Harris and surrounding counties.
This unit based RN position requires a minimum of 6 shifts per 4 week schedule, including 2 weekend shifts. Also, 2 holidays per year, 1 major/1 minor.
The Skilled/Rehab, unit specific flex RN is an experienced 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 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 Bachelors degree required for new hires at The Methodist Hospital (TMH), preferred at The Methodist Hospital (TMH) system hospitals
Minimum 2 years relevant Registered Nurse (RN) experience in an acute care hospital. Minimum of 2 years experience as a float nurse preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Registered Nurse with current nursing license to practice in the state of Texas Basic Life Support (BLS) for all nurses, Advanced Cardiovasular Life Support (ACLS) for those floating to Intensive-Care Unit) ICU, Emergency (Room) ER, Post-Anesthesia Unit (PACU), Cath Lab and PALS for those floating to Post-Anesthesia Unit (PACU). All certification must be approved by the American Heart Association. Other certifications as required by unit/service.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
1. Must be able to perform skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable Basic computer skills. 2. 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 07Competency Assessment
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