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Registered Nurse II (RN) - Observation Unit Days

Job Ref: 26038

Talent Area: RN - Med/Surg

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston, TX 77070

Area/Department: Observation Unit

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: 7p-7a

Work Week: M - F, rotating weekends 

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

Experienced Observation, Med Surg, ER nurses interesed in Full Time 7a-7p

The RN II is a staff nurse, who as an experienced clinician functions at the Competent stage of Benner’s model of clinical practice.  The RN II provides direct patient care effectively and efficiently to a patient team which may include patients with varied and complex needs.  The RN II assumes leadership roles with progressive responsibility including but not limited to participating in or leading unit and shared governance initiatives, serving as charge nurse or preceptor to students or new employees, and possibly contributing to service line or hospital wide initiatives.

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)

*RN Compressed Weekend position is not included in the progression of the new RN Clinical Ladder.


Graduate of an accredited Nursing School

ADN accepted with requirement to be enrolled in BSN program within one year of hire date and graduate with two years of enrollment.


At least 18 months’ experience required

Acute care RN experience in hospital setting highly preferred

Experience working in a fast paced unit preferred


Registered nurse with current Texas license

American Heart Association BLS and ACLS

PALS required within 90 days of hire

Other certifications as required by unit/service


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