Registered Nurse IV (RN) Heart Transplant Unit (FT-No Weekends)
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Registered Nurse (RN) IV
Heart Transplant Unit
Methodist Hospital is currently seeking an experienced RN to join
our great team.We are immediately extending opportunities, so
please apply to be considered. The position is currently offering
incentives based on experience that include a sign on bonus and
relocation assistance to those that qualify.
The ideal candidate should be a well-qualified and caring RN that
is seeking a challenging, yet very rewarding opportunity. They must
possess the desire to make a positive difference and take excellent
care of patients.
Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now
internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the
beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our
patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating
ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. With
1013 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties
including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants,
emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and
As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist
Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and
recognition we receive from the community having been ranked No. 1
in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the
most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by
the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been
nationally recognized by Leapfrog's Hospital Safety Grade A,
accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated
as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please
visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital under
The Registered Nurse (RN) IV 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:
- Applies nursing judgment through a thorough, systematic
approach of applying the nursing process, to include:
- Assessment : Conducts ongoing focused physical, psychosocial,
and pain assessments; includes assessment of patient education
- 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.
- Implementation : Prioritizes and implements an efficient
nursing plan of care.
- 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
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