Registered Nurse III (RN) Mid shift Emergency Dept
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Methodist Texsan Hospital is a full service acute care hospital
specializing in cardiovascular and orthopedic services. As an
advanced center for cardiac care, we are certified in chest pain
and heart failure with comprehensive cardiac services including
research and clinical trials. Using state-of-the-art technology
such as our robotics program, our orthopedic services, including
the Joint Replacement Academy and the Center for Spine, boast some
of the best clinical results in the industry. Methodist Texsan
Hospital's 30 bed inpatient rehabilitation unit is the largest in
the Methodist Healthcare network of hospitals and takes a team
approach to providing excellent care for its patients. Our Level IV
trauma emergency service is a leader in San Antonio in patient
experience and efficiency and is currently undergoing a significant
expansion to better serve our community.
Methodist Texsan Hospital is licensed for 120 beds and is the first
hospital in San Antonio to receive the Joint Commission's Gold Seal
of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. Methodist Texsan was also
the first Methodist hospital to receive certification from the
Joint Commission in Hip and Knee Replacement. The American
Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognized the Intensive Care
Unit at Methodist Texsan Hospital with the Silver Beacon Award for
Excellence, one of only a few units in Texas to receive this award.
The hospital has also been recognized by Modern Healthcare's Best
Places to Work in Healthcare for 3 years in a row. For more
information on how to join this amazing place to work, please visit
our website at and select Methodist Texsan Hospital under
The Registered Nurse (RN) III 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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