Post-Surgical Unit Registered Nurse / PRN (Days and Evening Shifts)
Posted on: May 11, 2022
The PSU Nurse has the responsibility to provide all nursing care
services for the post-surgical patients in a manner suitable to
accepted standards of care at Baylor Scott & White Surgical
Hospital Las Colinas.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs direct patient care within scope of RN practice and
according to hospital policies and procedures.
Plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for patients based on
individual, specific patient needs, and according to physician's
Responds quickly and appropriately to emergency situations.
Identifies educational needs, implements and evaluates learning and
documents patient / family education.
Manages acute and chronic pain on all patients but especially post
procedure or surgical patients to assist in alleviating suffering
and improving healing.
Delivers medication based upon continual assessment, safety, and
evaluation of patient response.
Responds to patients presenting to hospital with healthcare need
and perform MSE follows policies and procedures for follow-up.
Follows all documentation policies
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
Current Texas RN License
Current BLS, must get ACLS/PALS within 6 months of hire
Specific Job Experience
Minimum two (2) years' experience as an RN in a hospital
Medical/Surgery or ICU Unit
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrates knowledge and skill level necessary to assess
patient's psychosocial, educational and physical needs, as well as
the ability to address these needs in an age appropriate manner in
the pediatric, adolescent, adult and/ or geriatric patient
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
Good organization habits.
Ability to make decisions based on nursing judgment.
Able to prioritize and organize workload to meet needs of patients
Experience with Electronic Healthcare Records
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status
or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless
doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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