RN ICU PRN

Methodist Hospital for Surgery

Full Time
Addison, TX
Posted 3 weeks ago

To act as patient advocate, providing continuity of care designed to meet
individual patient needs through collaboration with other members of the
healthcare team and supporting the philosophy, objectives and goals of the
facility. The Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing the needs of
individual patients including but not limited to adult, pediatric, adolescent,
and geriatric patients.
Qualifications

Degree from accredited nursing program
License as registered nurse in the state the facility is located
Minimum of three years work experience as a staff nurse

Occupational Exposure
Category I exposure to blood borne pathogens, frequent exposure to chemical
hazards and may encounter radiation hazards.
Responsibilities

Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner,
focusing on physiologic, psychological and cognitive status
Formulates a goal directed plan of care, which is prioritized and based on
determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes
Implements care in a knowledgeable, skilled consistent manner in reaching the
desired patient outcomes through nursing processes
Establish priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and
available center resources of time, personnel, equipment and supplies
Performs efficiently in emergency patient situations following established
protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons and documenting
events
Demonstrates applied knowledge base in areas of medical/surgical patient care,
pain assessment and actions of pharmaceuticals and anesthetic agents,
laboratory values, safety and legal issues and all emergency equipment
Practices effective problem identification and resolution skills as a method
of sound decision making
Performs documentation duties on the floor and in the patient record, which is
timely, accurate and concise
Works as part of a team in delivering patient care
Maintains CPR/ACLS certification
Attends all mandatory in services and participates in staff meetings
Remains flexible, adaptive and able to accept and implement new ideas and
approaches
Treats all patients equally adopting the centers Patient Rights policy
Reviews and carries out physician orders in an appropriate professional manner
Willingness to assist with other duties when asked

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