Registered Nurse IV (RN IV)- Telemetry 1- Full Time Days-
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Northeast Methodist Hospital Registered Nurse IV (RN IV) Telemetry
1 Full Time Days (7a-7p) Northeast Methodist Hospital has played a
major role in the phenomenal economic growth experienced in
northeast Bexar County. It is licensed for 179 beds and has been
nationally recognized by Leapfrogs Hospital Safety Grade A. We
offer a full array of services including 24/7 emergency care, open
heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, inpatient rehabilitation,
orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and
outpatient surgeries and procedures. Northeast Methodist Hospital
is an accredited Chest Pain Center and is a Certified Stroke Center
by The Joint Commission. We are recognized as an Accredited Heart
Failure Center by the Healthcare Colloquium and as a Top Performer
on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. Our hospital has
received the Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement
Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures
outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of
patients who suffer severe heart attacks and the Texas Award for
Performance Excellence. For more information, please visit our
website at and select Northeast Methodist Hospital under
The Registered Nurse (RN) IV 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
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 program RN level IV. 3) BLS and ACLS
Keywords: HCA., San Antonio , Registered Nurse IV (RN IV)- Telemetry 1- Full Time Days-, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas
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