Austin, TX 78708
Full-time Med/Surg/Tele Registered Nurse needed in Texas!
(Reference Code: KAM)
Position Information: Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical Telemetry
Shift: 7A-7P, 3 days a week rotating weekends
Unit Description: 36 bed Medical/Surgical Telemetry unit. The patient population consists of adults and geriatric patients with a wide variety of diagnoses. This unit provides care to telemetry patients.
Position Description: The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process to direct and deliver comprehensive nursing care to patients on an assigned unit in a safe and proficient manner according to individual patient needs. Provides direct patient care based upon the hospital's Standards of Care and Standards of Practice, Polices, Procedures and Practice Guidelines. Provides guidance and supervision to Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Nursing Technicians, Nursing Assistants and Unit Secretaries. He/she acts as patient and advocate with the hospital environment. Assumes Charge Nurse responsibilities and accepts assignments on other units when necessary.
- Considers age related factors in the assessment, care, and treatment of pediatric patients.
- Considers principles of death and dying when caring for terminally ill oncology patients.
- Provides emotional, spiritual, religious and cultural support to patients and their significant others.
- Applies principles of orthopedic nursing. He/she is familiar with various types of tractions, casts, splints and with various orthopedic surgeries.
- Applies principles of urological nursing when caring for that type of patient.
- He/she is familiar with various urological catheters and various urological surgical procedures.
- Knows how to take care and maintain central venous access catheters.
* Current Texas RN License, required.
* BLS issued by the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider, required.
* Previous RN experience required.
Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!
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