Registered Nurse III- Dialysis- Mixed Shifts-
Company: Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Description SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital Registered Nurse III
(RN III)Hemodialysis Mixed Shiftsrotating weekendsMethodist
Specialty and Transplant Hospital is licensed for 382 beds and has
been nationally recognized by Leapfrog s Hospital Safety Grade A.
It receives international acclaim for its outstanding and dynamic
kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs, setting record
numbers for volume and outcomes. Methodist Specialty and Transplant
Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, a nationally
recognized center that recently performed the world s first 16-way
kidney donor exchange chain during three consecutive days at a
single hospital. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital earned
designation as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2008.
Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate
environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13 and up. This
program serves as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the
world. For more information, please visit our website at and select
Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital under Locations. We
offer you a generous benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental, Disability and Life InsuranceFlexible Spending
AccountsPaid Time OffEmployee Discount ProgramEmployee Stock
Purchase ProgramTuition ReimbursementStudent Loan Repayment
Critical factors to your success include:
- Consistently applying the nursing
process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical
skills and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to
patientsCollaborating with the patient care team to achieve quality
patient outcomes Communication, confidence, and professionalism as
evidenced by active engagement in unit and organizational
activities Demonstrating team work, adaptability, and serving as a
resource to the patient care team
- Accountability for delivering quality nursing care services and
promoting a positive image of nursing 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
environment. Qualifications EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
- 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 (24) 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 III.3) BLS and ACLS
- Associated topics: asn, care unit, domiciliary, intensive,
intensive care, nurse, nurse rn, registered nurse, transitional,
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