HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Telemetry (Nights) in San Antonio, Texas
Metropolitan Methodist Emergency Center, a free-standing emergency department of Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, offers a unique healthcare model, using sophisticated telecommunications technologies to link the emergency center to all the resources of Methodist Healthcare hospitals and physicians in San Antonio, providing timely urgent care with the depth of resources of an acute care hospital. Here is what you can expect at Metropolitan Methodist Emergency Center at the Quarry: • Convenient location and parking • Short wait times • On-site emergency treatment and imaging services for adults and children • Emergency trained physicians and staff all with extensive emergency treatment experience • Access to Metropolitian Methodist Hospital services • Proud supporter of the Alamo Heights HS Mules
Serving the residents of Alamo Heights, Olmos Park, Terrell Hills, Monte Vista and surrounding communities.
The **Registered Nurse (RN) is the patient and patient’s family advocate. The RN consistently applies and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills, and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to patients. The RN collaborates with the patient care team to achieve quality patient outcomes. Communicates and utilizes interpersonal skills effectively and role models confidence and professionalism within nursing by active engagement in unit and organizational activities. Demonstrates team work, adaptability, and is a resource person to the patient care team. The RN is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies, and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224).
Essential Job Functions : 1. Applies nursing judgment through a thorough, systematic approach of applying the nursing process, to include: 1. Assessment: Conducts ongoing focused physical, psychosocial, and pain assessments; includes assessment of patient education needs.2. Planning: Utilizes the assessment, identifies problems, makes nursing diagnoses, formulates goals, teaching plans and outcomes to create an individualized plan of care. Identifies individual patient goals, readiness to learn, and incorporates family into the plan of care. 3. Implementation: Prioritizes and implements an efficient nursing plan of care. 4. Evaluation/Reassessment: Consistently conducts timely evaluations, recognizes changes in patient conditions, determines when reassessments are needed, and adjusts the plan of care as necessary. Compares expected and achieved outcomes of nursing care utilizing the plan of care.
Collaborates with patient care team members on patient care plan, incorporating consistent use of hand-off communication and SBAR communication methods.
Prioritizes tasks and adjusts priorities when necessary. Maintains an orderly, efficient, and timely flow of patients. Recognizes and reports errors or unusual occurrences, and initiates corrective action when appropriate.
Makes accurate, complete, and timely entries into the patient medical record addressing all steps of the nursing process. Actively communicates with members of the healthcare team, patient, and patient family.
Maintains current nursing knowledge to assure a safe working environment.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required)
o Acceptable degrees from an accredited school include: Diploma Program in Nursing, an Associate Degree in Nursing, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
o Verification of high school/GED is required for those who completed Diploma Program in Nursing
o Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (preferred)
Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required :
Required : RN License to practice as a professional registered nursing in the state of Texas or Active Multi-State RN Compact License. (Employees with RN Compact License are required to obtain Texas RN License within 90 days of hire date.)
Preferred : Certification in their specialty
- A minimum of six (6) months clinical experience as a licensed RN
Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Telemetry (Nights)
Location: Texas-San Antonio-Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
Requisition ID: 01578-68589