RN - TRAVELER-CCU-MHH-FT-7A-7P
Company: McAllen Heart Hospital
Posted on: October 12, 2019
POSITION SUMMARY: The RN is responsible for managing patients
admitted or being seen for medical conditions or surgical
procedures; performs the primary function of a professional nurse
leader in assessing, planning, guiding, and evaluating nursing care
provided to patients. The RN provides safe, competent nursing care
for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and
philosophy. Provides professional leadership and support to the
healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide
the foundation for all nursing care. Assessments related to
specific conditions, therapies and interventions are required. The
RN shall oversee and guide nursing employees that are under their
supervision. Responsible for interaction with hospital staff and/or
ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns, and
conflicts with identification and assistance in resolutions. May be
occasions when it will be necessary to work weekends, holidays,
evenings, nights, and/or on-call/call-back status. Demonstrates
Service Excellence standards at all times. ::
* A minimum of one year full time or three years part time
experience in acute care setting.
* Must comply with the STHS Attendance and Puncuality Policy by not
exceeding 3 occurences in a 3 month period Exceeding the this
number may result in removal from Traveler Status .
* Must comply with STHS Licensure and Certification policy by not
allowing any required licensure or certification to lapse requiring
suspension from work. Failure to comply may result in removal from
Traveler Status .
* Must comply with education and training requires by timely
completion of all assigned e-learning modules and attendance at
required training sessions. Failure to comply may result in removal
from Traveler Status .
* May not receive any performance related corrective actions above
a preventive counseling level. Any corrective actions issued above
the preventive level may result in removal of Traveler Status .
* Any performance evaluation rating must be a minimum rating of
successfully meets standards on all required duties and
responsibilities. Performance ratings of below successfully meets
standards may result in removal from Traveler Status .
* Any 3 OFI s in the areas of Chest Pain, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke
(metrics and documentation) may result in removal from Traveler
Status and the inability to float to other STHS facilities.
* Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS s Compliance
Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies
and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required
training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to
the Compliance Officer.
EDUCATION / LICENSURE:
* Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Texas, or
part of a compact state license, or has a valid temporary RN
license for the State of Texas while waiting to receive the
permanent license. BSN preferred.
* Effective January 6, 2016, must possess an Associate Degree,
Baccalaureate Degree or Diploma from a School of Nursing or
* Handle with Care (or obtained within six months of employment) in
* Must have and maintain BLS
* Must have and maintain current certifications, according to unit
specific needs. Certification must be in accordance with the
curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare Provider s Program (for any
and all certifications applicable through the AHA program) .
All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal
Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of
Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.
UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports
and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion
and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local laws.
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