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Registered Nurse (WHWC) (10600) - Med Surg

Company: Methodist Healthcare Ministries
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (WHWC) (10600)"Serving Humanity to Honor God"

The mission of Methodist Healthcare Ministries is to serve by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Southwest Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church

Essential Duties:

* Supports and practices the mission and philosophy of Methodist Healthcare Ministries
* Utilizing a holistic approach and evidence-based nursing practices, incorporates the nursing process into the goal directed plan of care for the patient.
* Plan of care should include planning and

scheduling of intervention/care and collaboration with other

services/departments. (Patient Care, Nursing, Plan of Care)

a) Prepares and administers various medications and injections;

collects and analyzes specimens as directed.

b) Provides and/or assists with patient care, minor procedures and

treatments within the scope of practice. (Patient Care, Scope of

Practice, Assist Providers) includes a

c) Communicates appointments, specialty procedures, and

instructions by phone, in writing, and in person; coordinates patient

information with other facilities, departments, and staff as

appropriate. (Patient Care, Nursing, Scheduling)

d) Provides education, instructions, and advice to patients as

directed by physician with consideration to age appropriate care.

(Education, Patient, Educates Patient, non-Provider)

e) Responsible for documentation within clinical records (both

electronic or written) of all patient care or treatments provided

(HIM, Patient Chart, Documents in Patient Record)

* Promote and reinforce patient centered medical home concepts with patients and staff
* Works to create, revise and coordinate implementation of the plan of care through collaboration with the multidisciplinary team
* Work with primary care providers in medical services and informatics team to develop a panel of patients and risk stratification via a thorough intake assessment that would benefit Methodist Healthcare Ministries and providers in order to formalize and affirm partnerships and set the stage for all components of The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
* Develops short term and long-term strategies in improvement of patient outcomes and work with the informatics team to track patient outcomes
* Coordinate and manage the care of these designated patients within the clinic and other primary care departments
* Consult regularly with the behavioral health, dental and medical providers of the identified patients
* Work with providers, staff from other departments, specialists, Care Coordinator, Wesley Nurses, patients and families to facilitate patient through the care system
* Work with outside agencies for welfare checks and occasionally make home visits with the Community Healthcare Worker and/or Care Coordinator
* Monitor patients for changes in clinical symptoms both in person and by phone
* Regularly using the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the patient's status, appropriate goals, care provided, care interventions, and patient outcomes.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Graduate of an accredited RN program, ADN minimum, Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Two to four years of nursing experience in a hospital or clinic setting with health education or case management experience required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State of Texas. BLS required. ACLS/PALS preferred

Language Skills:

Must possess strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated in both written and verbal communication. Must be able to think critically, using nursing assessment skills to determine when potential patient safety risks should be reported promptly. Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret medical records, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and groups in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. Must be fluent in English and Spanish.

Reasoning Ability:

Must be able to analyze data, demonstrated an aptitude for statistics, and efficiently and effectively manage multiple tasks.

Computer Skills:

Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of the Internet, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and electronic health record applications.


Must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle; maintain valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is exposed to a medical clinic environment having direct contact with patients. Position necessitates bending, stooping, twisting, turning, walking, climbing step stools, sitting and standing for periods of time. Must be able to lift and maneuver at least 25 pounds.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) and subcontractor(s) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR ---- 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

MHM complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

MHM expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of MHM's employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

MHM makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodation would impose an undue business hardship. Please let us know if you need an accommodation to participate in the application process. We can be reached at 210-692-9423 or email Diane Rodriguez at or fax at 1888-653-3968.

Alternative application methods are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system. For assistance, please contact our Corporate Recruiter Diane Rodriguez at 210-692-9423 or email her at

Keywords: Methodist Healthcare Ministries, San Antonio , Registered Nurse (WHWC) (10600) - Med Surg, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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