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Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
4/16/2010
GN/RN Intern, Emergency Room
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Job Description

  • Associated Degree in Nursing / Equivalent military training
  • BLS & ACLS certified
  • Texas RN license required.
  • 2 years hospital experience preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and provide prompt and efficient servi
  • Basic computer knowledge required.
  • Customer service skills are required.
  • Provides professional nursing care (as defined by the Nurse Practice Act for the State of Texas) within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

    • Utilizes the nursing process to provide individualized, goal directed nursing care.
    • Institutes appropriate nursing interventions which might be required to stabilize a patient's condition and/or prevent complications.
    • Knows rationale for the effects and proper administration of the medications and/or treatments she administers. Documents medications given with response, if appropriate. Complies with narcotic wastage procedure.
    • Consults with the appropriate licensed practitioner to clarify any order or treatment regimen that the nurse has reason to believe is inaccurate and/or contraindicated.
    • Documents completely and in organized manner. Charting includes the patient's symptoms, responses, progress, medications, and/or treatments. Documentation reflects timely verification of medical orders.
    • Promotes and participates in patient education and counseling based on health needs. Refers to community agencies for continuity of care.
    • Performs all required skills competently/ or under the direction of a preceptor. Performs with complex treatments, procedures and equipment required by unit's patient population.
    • Gives a comprehensive shift report. Gives report on patients when leaving an assignment.
    • Acts as a patient advocate in accordance with the ANA Code of Nursing.
    • Provides care in an organized and time-efficient manner.
    • Contributes to formulation and attainment of unit goals.
    • Suggests/plans/presents educational programs for the unit.

 

About Methodist Richardson Medical Center

Methodist Richardson offers employees the chance to be heroes…every day. Acquisition of the latest medical technology coupled with an intimate working environment allows our employees to deliver the highest quality care to our patients. In fact, Richardson Regional was the first health care organization ever awarded the coveted “Texas Award for Performance Excellence," which is presented annually to select Texas organizations excelling in performance, quality and customer satisfaction in day-to-day operations. And that’s just the beginning. In addition to numerous educational and career growth opportunities, our employees enjoy highly competitive pay, great benefits, flexible scheduling, and one of the best nurse/patient ratios in the Metroplex. At Methodist Richardson, all of our employees make a difference in the lives of our patients every day. Come find your place on our team of heroes.

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