Clinical RN

  • Medical Center Hospital
  • 500 W 4th St. Odessa Texas 79761 United States
  • Posted: Mar 18, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

Functions as a staff nurse under the guidance and supervision of an experience R.N. Performs routine patient care assignments and carries out established nursing procedures utilizing the nursing process.

Education:

 

Hold a current Texas permit or license as a Registered Nurse.   BSN preferred.

 

B.           Training and Experience:

 

1.            Current BLS through the American Heart Association required within 90 days of hire.

2.            Successful completion of general and nursing orientation within 3 months of hire.

3.            Demonstrate Nursing Process elements:

·         Assessment

·         Diagnosis

·         Planning

·         Intervention

·         Evaluation

4.            Complete the following competencies within 3 months of hire or transfer:

·         Unit Orientation

·         Unit Safety

·         Unit organization including supplies and equipment Attendance requirements

·         Appropriate documentation and chart review

·         Demonstrate effective time management, prioritization and organizational skills.

·         Technical skills accuracy including equipment use such as charge system.

·         Proper patient preparation (diagnostic studies, peri-operative, teaching, permits and consents)

·         Appropriate Delegation

·         Age-specific Care

·         Professional Communication

·         Body Substance Isolation

·         Medication Administration

·         IV Therapy

·         Blood and Blood Component Administration

·         Participation in Code Blue

·         Participation in Rapid Response

·         Restraint Training

·         Minimal Lift Training

5.            Complete other requirements by the unit within 6 months of hire or transfer:

·         Cardiac Cath – Specific Competencies

·         Cardiac Interpretation Exam

·         ACLS Certification

6.            Complete other requirements by the unit within one year of hire or transfer:

·         Critical Care Course

·         Defibrillation Certification

·         Respiratory – Specific Competency