Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. The registered nurse assumes principle responsibility for total care of assigned clients in the respective unit. This nurse is responsible for the processes of assessment, reassessment, establishment of nursing diagnoses, formulation of the written plan of care, implementation of care, and evaluation of care. The nurse initiates health care training and education to the client / family as required while supporting and fostering the goals of Parkview Hospital and the Department of Nursing. The registered nurse demonstrates awareness of ongoing needs of the unit and provides leadership and direction to other team members in maintaining optimal standards of nursing care. The position is accountable for the supervision of other licensed and nonlicensed nursing personnel for assigned units. The position requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Parkview Hospital on all units. To provide for appropriate levels of staffing the Registered Nurse is required to accept call status during times of low census and be available to respond when contacted. The registered nurse is responsible for providing care to all of the patient population with consideration to age-specificity and diagnosis.
High school diploma or equivalent required
Associateâs degree required
ICU experience required
BCLS and ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire
Must have current RN licensure or application for licensure (or with temporary permit) in the state of Texas.
Previous experience in acute critical care hospital setting preferred. Requirements will include successful completion of orientation checklist, pharmacology exam, and skills / credentials / competency requirements of specific unit.