RN / Registered Nurse / Texas / Permanent / Registered Nurse (RN) Neur
Posted on: January 14, 2020
Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
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Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and
inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what
it truly means to be a part of a team. We value your contributions.
Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the
bar. We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our
family. Come be a part of the change! We offer you an excellent
total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent
benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team
and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits
include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability,
tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock
purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk
to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Rio Grande Regional Hospital McAllen, TX
Registered Nurse (RN) Neuroscience Stepdown Unit
Founded in 1982, Rio Grande Regional Hospital (RGRH), an
HCA-affiliated facility, is proud of maintaining its status as one
of the leading healthcare providers in the Rio Grande Valley. For
nearly 30 years, we have remained focused and committed to
providing quality healthcare to all members of our community. With
320 beds and a team of more than 500 physicians representing over
35 specialties, we offer a range of inpatient and outpatient
What you will do in this role: The Neuroscience RN staff nurse
provides direct critical neuroscience nursing care in accordance
with established policies and procedures of Rio Grande Regional
Medical Center. In collaboration with the patient, the patient's
family and other members of the health care team, the clinical RN
assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, delegates and coordinates
treatment plans and the plan of care.
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following
patient population(s) served: Acute medical/surgical care of
diseases and conditions including but not limited to:
cardiovascular (cardiac medical only) pulmonary, neuro, GI, GU,
skeletal/muscular, renal, ortho conditions and diseases including
but not limited to: AMI, CAD, PVD, CVA/TIA, COPD, CHF, shock, renal
failure, metabolic disorders, etc.
- Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process
for Neuroscience patients of appropriate ages in each assigned
areas; i.e. craniotomies, pituitary surgical patients, ischemic
stroke classification, seizure disorders, VP shunts, cervical and
lumber surgeries, and cardiovascular arrhythmias and/or
- Assesses and monitors and recognizes changes in the patient's
behavioral, neurological and physiological status; takes
appropriate action based on assessment.
- Utilizes professional skills and judgment in delivering and/or
delegating care for patients.
- Assists with unit employee process activities, including
orientation, professional development.
- Provides for the processing of patients transitions thru
department, and movement of patients to other levels of care; i.e.
- Assists in the Performance Improvement activities of the
department, such as pain, adaptation, mobility, and outcomes.
- Educates the patient/family based on individual needs. Will
need 10 hours of stroke education per year.
- Provides and ensures patient safety at all times.
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