Registered Nurse III ICU FT Nights
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Methodist StoneOak Hospital Updated Jan 2019Opening in March 2009,
Methodist Stone Oak Hospitalcontinues to grow and build on our
reputation as a hospital where high-tech andhigh-touch come
together. Ours is a beautiful, streamlined,
energy-efficient,patient-focused health care facility equipped with
the most modern technologyavailable and staffed by people who
genuinely care for the well-being ofothers. The hospitals services
include emergency care, general surgery,obstetrics and gynecology,
neonatology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics,and acute rehab
services. In November 2017 the hospital expanded by more
than100,000 square feet and increased our licensed beds to
242.Methodist Stone Oak Hospital is accredited by the
JointCommission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited
Chest Pain Center.The hospital belongs to the Texas Institute for
Robotic Surgery and has becomea leader in robotic surgeries with a
highly experienced team of surgeonsoffering this minimally invasive
option to patients. Methodist Stone OakHospital has been nationally
recognized by Leapfrogs Hospital Safety Grade Aand by Modern
Healthcare as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work inHealthcare.
We have also been recognized as a Joint Commission Top Performer
onKey Quality Measures and by Medicare.gov as #1 in San Antonio and
#6 in theentire nation. Methodist Stone Oak is 1 of only 102
hospitals to receiveMedicare.govs 5-star rating out of thousands of
hospitals. For moreinformation, please visit our website at and
select Methodist Stone Oak Hospital under Locations.
ICU Highlights: 20 bed ICU Caring for critical Medical and
Open-heartpatients New hospital, just 6 years old. Relocation and
sign on bonuses are available forexperienced candidates
The Registered Nurse (RN) III is the patient and patients 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
- 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
environment. Qualifications EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR
- Required: Graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or
baccalaureate degree nursing program.
- Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)Minimum License,
Certificates, or Registrations Required:ALL of the following:
1) Minimum of twelve (12) months clinical experience working as RN
in specialty area of hire.
2) Approved for and maintains requirements of the MHS Nursing
Clinical Excellence p...
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