This posting covers Graduate Nurse (GN) positions available at the Houston Methodist West campus in multiple departments, multiple shifts, and various managers.
The GN specialties available at the Houston Methodist West campus include:
Qualified applicants will be chosen to be interviewed for and offered positions into units where their skills and interests are determined to be a best match.
At Houston Methodist the Graduate Nurse (GN) position is an entry level nurse who, under the supervision of an experienced nurse, demonstrates the ability to continuously progress in ability and skill to care for increasingly complex patients, receiving coaching from experienced Registered Nurses (RN) and management and benefits from their practice. The position functions at the Novice stage according to Benner's model of clinical practice. The GN position provides professional nursing care to a diverse patient population, conducts nursing assessments, assists with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records. This position collaborates with the physicians and interprofessional health care team to facilitate and maintain efficient, quality care and achievement of desired treatment outcomes. The GN position demonstrates compassion and clinical competency when providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies, acting as a patient and family advocate in order to monitor patient rights and needs. This position assures continuity of care through appropriate communication, collaboration, discharge planning, and coordination of services.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.
PEOPLE - 25%
SERVICE - 25%
QUALITY/SAFETY - 25%
FINANCE - 10%
GROWTH/INNOVATION - 15%
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
|Other (dept. approved)||No|
|On-Call*||No (for Non-Exempt or Exempt jobs)|
*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (i.e. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above.
|May require travel within||No|
|Houston Metropolitan area|
|May require travel outside||No|
|of Houston Metropolitan area|
**Travel specifications may vary by department.
Please note any other special considerations to this job: _________________________
Houston Methodist West Hospital is committed to leading medicine in West Houston, Katy and surrounding communities by delivering the Houston Methodist standard of exceptional safety, quality, personalized service and innovation. The growing campus offers more than 200 beds, 22 operating rooms and more than 1,900 employees. Originally opened in 2010, the campus is expanding as part of the master plan, adding additional inpatient beds and a third medical office building to the campus by late 2023.
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